Gloria Origgi, Ph.D.

Previous Visiting Fellow

Institut Nicod (CNRS- Ecole Normale Supérieure)

Philosophy and Social Sciences

Gloria Origgi is senior researcher (Directeur de Recherche) in Philosophy and Social Sciences at the Institut Nicod in Paris (CNRS- Ecole Normale Supérieure). She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Milan and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris. She was visiting Professor in Porto Alegre, Brazil, in Bielefeld University, in SciencesPo in Paris and twice fellow at the Italian Academy for Advanced Studies, Columbia University, New York. She teaches at SciencesPo and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales.

Gloria Origgi’s research interests are mainly in social epistemology and the philosophy of social sciences. She has extensively worked on the notions of trust (Qu’est-ce que la confiance? VRIN, 2008) and reputation. Her book Reputation (Princeton UP, 2018) explores the role of trust and reputation in knowledge societies. She has more recently published an anthology on the social passions (Passions Sociales, PUF, 2019) in which she analyses the role of emotions in collective social action. She is currently working on a project on humiliation and its role in identity struggles as well as in the new forms of hierarchization of knowledge.

Gloria Origgi is member of the CAS Research Group "Persuading under Uncertainty: Challenges and Norms of Science Communication" of Prof. Dr. Ophelia Deroy and a Visiting Fellow at CAS in November and December 2021.