Raphaël Liogier (born in 1967) is a French sociologist and philosopher. He received his PhD in social sciences at the University Paul Cézanne (Aix-Marseille) in France, where he also received master's degrees in public law and in political science. Other degrees include a degree in philosophy from the University of Provence, and a Masters of Science (MSC) by research in philosophy from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Liogier has also studied social sciences as a visiting undergraduate at the University of California at Berkeley.
He is a university professor at the Institut d'études politiques d'Aix-en-Provence. He has also been appointed to lecture at the International College of Philosophy (CIPh) in Paris (Academic and Research Institution created by the French philosopher Jacques Derrida to promote new ideas). Liogier ran the Observatoire du religieux from 2006 to 2014, which is the first European Social Sciences Research Center to have studied both the rise of the new Sala