Christiane Besnier holds a Ph.D. in Ethnology and Comparative Sociology. Université René Descartes, Paris – Sorbonne (2005). She is Editor in Chief and Managing Director of the Review Droit et Cultures (Law and Cultures), CNRS, Editions L’Harmattan, Université Paris Nanterre. (2015 – Present). She is also Researcher in Cultural Anthropology at Sorbonne, Université Paris Descartes. (2008–Present). Her most recent book is La vérité côté cour. Une ethnologue aux assises, La Découverte, 2017, 252 p. (Truth in the courtroom. An ethnologist in the Assizes) (2017)