Alexandre Bernier is a Ph.D. fellow at the Saxo-Institute – Copenhagen University. Alexandre is currently completing his first year in the Ph.D. program, working under the supervision of Associate Professor Morten Rasmussen. His primarily research area is about the formation of the European legal system in France between 1950 and 1981. He is a member of both RICHIE (Réseau International des jeunes Chercheurs en Histoire de l’Intégration Européenne) and REI (Rethinking European Integration). Alexandre recently participated in the international Copenhagen conference entitled “Constitutionalization in Question: Revisiting the Foundational Logics of European Integration by Law” on the 12th December 2011.
- Former scientific assistant of Professor Morten Rasmussen at the Center of Modern European Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. As scientific assistant, Alexandre has been preparing his Ph.D. application entitled “Between Sovereignty and Integration: France and the Formation of the European Legal System, 1950-1981”. Furthermore he has been in charge of the practical arrangements in connection with the international Copenhagen conference entitled “Exploring the History of European Law” on the 29th – 30th of June 2010. He contributed with his own conference paper entitled “A History of the Association des Juristes Européens, 1954-1970”.
- Master in History from the University of Copenhagen 2009. Master thesis on the driving forces behind Charles de Gaulle’s European Politic between 1958 and 1969. Morten Rasmussen as supervisor.