Dr Juliette Davret


Juliette Davret is a Ph.D. in geography. She obtained her degree in March 2023 at Nantes University (France). She is currently postdoctoral researcher at Maynooth University within the ERC funded Data Stories project.

She is social scientist by formation, but with great value in interdisciplinary research. Her work is at the intersection of a variety of fields, including critical data studies, digital geography and science and technology studies

Her research interests include:

  • Planning and governance studies with political dimension and social justice
  • Critical geography: analytical and critical thinking in geography as critical cartography, GIS and data studies
  • Sciences & Technology Studies such as Actor-Network theory / assemblage theory
  • Social science research methods, especially textual analysis, quantitative and qualitative statistics or interview-based surveys

Her Ph.D. thesis is entitled “The submerged part of geographic information: A critical analysis through the case of marine planning” for which she received a three-year full fee and maintenance fellowship from Nantes University and Pays de la Loire region. This work was about power relations related to the geotechnologies and geoinformation in ocean planning and governance.