Cecile Alduy is an expert in French politics and culture, and a writer and journalist based in Paris, France. She is the author of two books on the rhetoric and communication strategies of France's major political leaders (Macron, Le Pen, Mélenchon, Hollande, etc.), and dozens of articles on the French far right, contemporary political rhetoric, Emmanuel Macron, and politics. She is also an expert on secularism, immigration and nationalism in France and the United States. She is a Professor at Stanford University; and and Associated Scholar at CEVIPOF, Sciences Po, Paris.