Sociologist, researcher, CNRS
Jeremy Ward is a sociologist and associate researcher at the INSERM. His work has mainly been focused on vaccine-related controversies in France and their effect on the French public. His perspective is at the interface of sociology of public controversies, sociology of science and sociology of cognition and representations. His work draws on a variety of methods and data : surveys, interviews, qualitative content analysis and quantitative network analysis. He has published in a variery of journals (Nature Immunology, Lancet Infectious diseases, Social Science and Medicine, Revue Française de Sociologie…).
Some recent publications
Ward J.K., Peretti-Watel P., Comprendre la méfiance vis-à-vis des vaccins: des biais de perception aux controverses, Revue Française de Sociologie, 61(2), 2020.
Ward J.K., Alleaume C., Peretti-Watel., Groupe Coconel, The French public’s attitudes to a future COVID-19 vaccine: The politicization of a public health issue, Social Science and Medicine, 2020.
Ward J.K., Peretti-Watel P., Bocquier A., Seror V., Verger P., Vaccine hesitancy and coercion: all eyes on France, Nature Immunology, 20, 2019.
Cafiero F., Guille-Escuret P., Ward J.K., “I’m not an antivaxxer, but…”: Spurious and authentic diversity among vaccine critical activists, Social Networks, 65, 2021.