Melisande Middleton is Director of the Center for International Media Ethics (CIME). Her research
focuses on regulating social responsibility in the media. She is an honors graduate of Stanford
University and Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, with a focus in international affairs and economics.
She has written and edited for the World Bank, UNESCO, CNRS International Magazine, Les Echos and
Bayard Presse media group. Her projects have involved work across several continents, most recently in
West Africa.