Academic Staff

Jean Michel  Tobelem, Associate Professor
University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, IREST

Jean-Michel Tobelem is an Associated Professor at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. He holds a PhD in management (HDR), is a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Sciences, graduated in Public Law, and held a Lavoisier Fellowship from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A former member of the board of the INTERCOM committee of ICOM, he is the editor of several books, and director of the series «Cultural Management» at l’Harmattan. Jean-Michel is the author of «Musées et culture, le financement à l’américaine», «La gestion des institutions culturelles. Musées, patrimoine, centres d’art», and «Les bulles de Bilbao, les musées après Frank Gehry». He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Museum Management & Curatorship and the editor of a blog dealing with cultural management issues ( Jean-Michel teaches at the École du Louvre, as well as at other universities and business schools, in France and abroad. He has lectured in several countries. His scientific interest is the field of cultural tourism, philanthropy, cultural diplomacy, and not for profit management. He has been in charge of a research seminar on cultural tourism for three years. Jean-Michel is also a consultant, with an extensive experience in the field of local development, cultural policy, and the management of arts organizations. He has just published a research based of the Delphi Method regarding the future of French museums in the Technological Forecasting & Social Change journal, with two others researchers.