Research team

Biographical information

Djenabou Cisse is a defense and security expert, with a focus on military and operational issues (Observatory of future conflicts).

She also works on strategic and security questions in Africa (North Africa, Sahel and Gulf of Guinea). 

Professional experience

Djenabou Cisse worked for seven years (2015-2022) in the French Ministry for Armed Forces, where she held various positions (prospective analysis, interministerial cooperation).

She also teaches at Sciences Po Paris (Bachelor students): Strategic issues in the Sahel region; Workshop in Diplomacy and International Negotiation.


Djenabou Cisse holds a Master’s degree in International Security from the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po (cum laude).