ierre-André Taguieff (born 4 August 1946) is a philosopher and director of research at the French National Centre for Scientific Research in an Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris laboratory, the CEVIPOF. He is also a member of the Cercle de l'Oratoire think tank.
Taguieff is the author of a number of books and papers on racism and antisemitism, including The Force of Prejudice: On Racism and Its Doubles(2001) and Rising from the Muck: The New Antisemitism in Europe (2004). He is known in particular for his studies on the French National Frontand populism.
(Taken from Wikipedia)