Jean-Baptiste Gallopin is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at Yale, where he works in the field of comparative and historical sociology. His dissertation on the Tunisian revolution examines how collective dynamics in moments of upheaval shape broader patterns of historical change. Jean-Baptiste worked as a human rights researcher on Sudan for Amnesty International and as a political analyst on North Africa for a consulting firm. In addition to a M.A. and a M.Phil. in Sociology from Yale, Jean-Baptiste holds a M.A. in Arab Studies from Georgetown University and a Bachelor’s from Sciences Po Lyon. He is a native French speaker and proficient in Arabic and German.