Denise Pumain

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Emeritus Professor, University Paris I

She began teaching at the Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University in 1970. She became a researcher for the Institut national d’études démographiques in 1981 until 1986. In 1986, she became a Professor at the Paris 13 University before returning to the Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne University to teach in 1989.[2] She also held the post of rector at the Académie de Grenoble between 2000 and 2001. In 1996, she founded the geography journal Cybergeo.
She was awarded with a CNRS Bronze medal in 1984, decorated as a Chevalier of the Order of the Légion d’honneur in 1999 and decorated as an officer of the National Order of Merit in 2009. Pumain also became a member of the Academia Europaea in 1995, became a Corresponding Member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences in 2009 and became a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy in 2012.[3] In 2010, she won the Vautrin Lud Prize and also received an Advanced Grant from the European Research Council to research different urban dynamics in cities across the world.