Our Experts

Rundle, Kristen

Kristen Rundle joined Melbourne Law School in 2015 and was the Co-Director of the Centre for Comparative Constitutional Studies from 2017 to 2020. Kristen previously held appointments at the London School of Economics and Political Science, the University of New South Wales and the University of Sydney, as well as adjunct, visiting and honorary appointments at the University of Toronto, Erasmus University, the University of Ottawa, and the Whitlam Institute, Western Sydney University. Kristen Rundle is an expert in administrative law, […]

University of Melbourne


Pozsár-Szentmiklósy, Zoltán

Zoltan Pozsár-Szentmiklósy is an Associate Professor of Constitutional Law at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest (ELTE). Previously he was the director of the ELTE Bibó István College of Advanced Studies and the Rector’s commissioner-general for student affairs and worked as a legal officer of the Hungarian Helsinki Committee, an NGO working for the protection of fundamental rights and the enforcement of the rule of law. Pozsár-Szentmiklósy’s expertise is in constitution-making, constitutional reasoning, constitutional interpretation, principle of proportionality, systems of government, direct […]

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)


Bodnár, Eszter

Eszter Bodnár is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law of University Eötvös Loránd (ELTE) in Budapest, Hungary. She is also a faculty member in the Master of Electoral Policy and Administration program of Scuola Sant’Anna, Pisa and a lecturer at the University of Victoria. She was awarded the Premium excellency postdoctoral grant of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for the years 2018-2021. She has been teaching and researching in Canada, Germany, France, the United States, the Czech Republic, Portugal, Italy, […]

University Eötvös Loránd


Kraus, Peter A.

Peter A. Kraus is a German-Catalan political scientist who deals primarily with topics of political sociology, comparative democracy research and modern democratic theory. He is currently working at the University of Augsburg as Professor of Political Science and Head of the Institute for Canadian Studies at the University of Augsburg (Germany). Previously he has been the chair of ethnic relations at the University of Helsinki, an associate professor of political science at Humboldt University in Berlin, a John F. Kennedy Memorial […]

University of Augsburg


Weinstock, Daniel

Daniel Weinstock is Professor and the Director of the Institute for Health and Social Policy in the Faculty of Law at McGill University, as well as Katharine A. Pearson Chair in Civil Society and Public Policy in the Faculties of Law and of Arts at McGill. He was a visiting doctoral student at Harvard University, received his PhD at the University of Oxford (DPhil in philosophy) and did his postdoctoral work in the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University. Daniel […]

McGill University


Bellamy, Richard

Richard Bellamy is Professor of Political Science at UCL. His main research interests are in the History of European Social and Political Theory post-1750 and Contemporary Analytical Legal and Political Philosophy. He has written extensively on the history of both Italian political thought and European liberalism, on Pluralism, Compromise and Public Ethics; Constitutionalism, Rights and the Rule of Law; and Citizenship, Representation and Democracy. His books include Liberalism and Pluralism: Towards a Politics of Compromise; Political Constitutionalism and Citizenship: A Very Short Introduction. He […]

University College London


Macleod, Colin

Colin Macleod is a Professor at the Department of Philosophy and the Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria, as well as chair of the Department of Philosophy. He is one of the founders of the Consortium on Democratic Constitutionalism (DEMCON), an interdisciplinary and international group of legal, political, and social theorists who work on questions of constitutional theory, design, and practice. Colin Macleod is primarily an expert in contemporary political philosophy, ethics, and philosophy of law. His research focuses […]

University of Victoria


Stambulski, Michał

Michał Stambulski is an Executive Director at the Centre for Legal Education and Social Theory at the University of Wrocław and Associate Professor at the University of Zielona Góra. He was a visiting scholar at the Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law and the Faculty of Law of the New South Wales University. He is a practicing attorney. Dr. Stambulski conducted empirical research on legal education in Central and Eastern Europe and is also involved in a grant […]

University of Wroclaw


Matijasevich, David

David Matijasevich (PhD, Carleton University, 2015) is a political scientist whose research interests lie at the crossroads of political theory and comparative politics. He is particularly interested in examining the challenges that extra-parliamentary political actors face when attempting to renew political arrangements along more democratic lines. In doing so, questions central to democratic theory, contentious politics and state-civil society relations have all been explored in his work. Although Matijasevich is interested in instances of popular mobilization across the globe, he is most fascinated […]

Capilano University


Cherry, Keith

Keith Cherry is a teacher, researcher and community activist living on unceded Coast Salish territories. Keith is currently a Killam Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Alberta working with Prof. Joshua Nichols. His upcoming research project explores the relationship between rural Indigenous activists and their urban supporters in co-articulating social struggles. Keith Cherry is also CFGS Graduate Fellow, having received a PHD in Law and Society at UVic working with Professors Jeremy Webber, John Borrows, Oliver Schmidtke and James Tully. He […]

University of Victoria


Nohl, Arnd-Michael

Arnd-Michael Nohl is investigating various subject-matters from an educational science perspective: the political socialization of populism supporters, the educational interaction in child day-care centers, learning with and from material things. In the course of his research, he also further develops qualitative methods. Research Interests: Political Socialization, Political Education, Educational Processes, Migration, Populism, and Research Methods

Helmut Schmidt University


Exadaktylos, Theofanis

Dr Theofanis Exadaktylos is Senior Lecturer in European Politics at the Department of Politics at the University of Surrey. His current research interests include Europeanization of foreign policy, politics of austerity in Europe, issues of policy implementation and political trust, the current Eurozone crisis from the perspective of the rise in populism, pathways to political engagement in Europe and the rise of populism and the emergence of national stereotypes in the media. Dr. Exadaktylos is the co-editor of Research Methods in […]

University of Surrey


Schwarz, Oliver

Oliver Schwarz is researcher and Lecturer for European Integration and Politics at the Institute of Political Science, University Duisburg-Essen (Germany). He is the Coordinator of the Mentoring Programme for the BA Political Science, the Coordinator of the Jean Monnet Module EUMPC and the Co-Chair of the Duisburg Brranch of the Südosteuropa-Gesellschaft (SOG). Olivers research focuses on European Integration, processes of Europeanisation and the EU as a global and regional actor in security and peace. He studied Political Science at the […]

University of Duisburg-Essen


Ost, David

David Ost is the Joseph DiGangi Professor of Political Science at the Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a frequent visiting professor in eastern Europe. David has written widely on eastern European politics and society, with a focus on political economy, democratization, capitalism and labor. Research Interests: Postcommunist politics in Eastern Europe, Comparative labor and democracy, Labor and social policy, Europe and America, Evolution of Radical Thought, and Globalization and political economy

Hobart and William Smith Colleges


Laible, Janet

Janet M. Laible is Associate Professor of Political Science at Lehigh University and Executive Director of the British Politics Group, a related group of the American Political Science Association. She has research interests in the territorial politics of the United Kingdom, social welfare and inequality in the European Union, the role of data sciences in public policy and decision-making and methodology. Dr. Laible is currently working on a book about the territorial dimensions of the trans-Atlantic relationship. She is also […]

Lehigh University


Haußner, Stefan

Sefan Haußner (MA) is research associate at the Jean-Monnet-Chair of European Integration and European Politics. He is alumnus of the Masters programme “MA Survey Methodology” at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Previous he successfully completed the Bachelor programme “Politics and Society” at the University of  Bonn. The focus of his studies is on methods of empirical social research. Through his MA degree programme he acquired extensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative methods, particularly in the area of data collection and analysis. […]

Universität Duisburg-Essen

Network on Democracy

This group of scholars reflects the collaboration of the “Canada Europe Dialogue on Democracy” project and the “Populism and its Effects on Liberal Democracy: Minority Rights and Freedom of Speech” project. We connect scholars with wider public audiences through public events, webinars, video interviews, media outreach, blogs, mentorship of policy memos, and an open access database

Migration Experts

The project Canada Europe Dialogue on Migration: Cross-Border Mobility and the European Union Refugee Crisis – CEDoM” brought together a multi-disciplinary expert group in the field of the governance of borders and migration. It promoted exchange between Canada and the EU in scholarly and broader public debates with the aim to expand the knowledge of European integration through the lens of migration and border studies in Canada.

Memory Politics Group

This Network reflects the collaboration between the Jean Monnet Network “European Memory Politics:  Populism, Nationalism and the Challenges to a European Memory Culture 2019-2023” . The Network is a partnership between the Center for Global Studies (CFGS) at the University of Victoria and the Institute for Political Studies (IEP) at the University of Strasbourg  (France), the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań  (Poland) and the Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), Faculty of Social Sciences in Budapest (Hungary).