Jérôme Nicolaï, a 2019-2020 Fulbright scholar, is pursuing a joint Master of Arts in Transatlantic Affairs at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and at the College of Europe.
Within the Science Diplomacy Center of the Fletcher School, he is conducting a Master thesis research on transatlantic common interest-building in governing key issues posed by the applications of CRISPR-enabled gene editing.
He also holds a Master’s degree in Economic Law and Global Governance Studies from Sciences Po Paris Law School (2018), where he notably studied internet regulation and bioethics, and wrote a Master thesis comparing EU and US constitutional law as it applies to climate change policy.
During summer 2019, he interned at the biotechnology working group of the OECD Science and Technology Policy Division (STP) in Paris, where he produced a 20-page memorandum about governance options for emerging biotechnologies. Prior to that, he was a legal intern at the Court of Justice of the European Union (Luxembourg), where he clerked for an Advocate-General, working notably on EU competition law cases. He also interned at a French international law firm, in the corporate law department.