Our Experts

Schäfer, Gregor

Gregor Schäfer is Research Associate in the DFG project “Education privileges under pressure. An investigation of educational strategies of upper milieus in the university field” at the FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany. At the 2018 ECSA-C Biennial Conference in Toronto he spoke about the “Europeanization of mobile academics in a united European Research Area”. Research Interests: Sociology (Empiricism, Hermeneutics, Statistics), Internationalisation and Europeanisation of universities, Spatial and social mobility of youth population, Higher education institutions, and Migration and the labour market

FernUniversität in Hagen


Sata, Robert

Robert Sata is Associate Research Fellow at the Political Science Department. He joined the department in 2006 as PhD Coordinator and worked as Senior  Academic Coordinator and Special Projects Officer previously. He has been elected member of the CEU Senate 2006-2012. His research focuses on ethnic relations, minority rights and the politics of identity. He also works on issues of Europeanization and diversity, populism, and political discourse. He has taught courses at McDaniel College, Hungary and Babes-Bolyai University, Romania. AT […]

Central European University


Ribbe, Darius

Darius is research associate since 08/2018 and project manager of the Jean Monnet Teaching and Research Network VIADUCT. His scientific interests are within the fields of European Integration, Gender-Theory and the European Union (‘s Integration) and European (In-)Equality Politics. Research Interests: European Integration, Gender-Theory, European (In-)Equality Politics, and EU-Turkey Relations

University of Cologne


Pardo, Sharon

Professor Sharon Pardo is a Jean Monnet Chair ad personam in European Studies. Pardo is a Senior Researcher at The Simone Veil Research Centre for Contemporary European Studies – The National Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), a Centre which he chaired between the years 2005 to 2017. He is the co-editor of Europe and the World book series by Lexington Books. Prof. Pardo served as the Chairperson of the Department of Politics and […]

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


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


Nielsen, Kristian L.

Kristian Nielsen is an external lecturer at Copenhagen Business School. He holds a PhD in Political Science and a MA in Contemporary History. Kristian Nielsen specializes in the external relations of the European Union. He has also worked on a number of different topics, such as transatlantic relations, soft power and Eastern Europe, British and Danish politics. He teaches broadly on EU and IR-related topics. Research Interests: Political science, International Relations, EU external relations, Soft power and conditionality, Eastern European […]

Copenhagen Business School - Department of Management - Society and Communication


Mondélice, Mulry

Dr. Mulry Mondélice is teaching international law and diplomacy in the International Studies program at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Royal Military College Saint-Jean.  Dr. Mondélice previously taught public international law, international peace, security, and human rights, and diplomacy at York University.  His research interests focus on the international mechanism for the promotion and protection of human rights and their role in building and reinforcing rule of law, the role of non-states actors in implementing international […]

Royal Military College Saint-Jean


Meissner, Hannes

Hannes Meissner is a senior researcher in the Competence Center for Black Sea Region Studies. His research focuses on informal aspects of rule, political risks, post-Soviet transition processes, Soviet legacy, the “resource curse”, as well as on governance initiatives. In 2012, Hannes Meissner was awarded a PhD in political science by the University of Hamburg. During his PhD Studies (2007-2012) he took part in the research programme “Violence and Security” of the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA) […]

University of Vienna and the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna


McGowan, Francis

Francis Mcgowan is a Senior Lecturer in Politics (Politics, Sussex European Institute, The Sussex Energy Group, Sussex Centre for Migration Research)  at the University of Sussex. His research expertise lies in the fields of Energy, EU Policy and Regulatory Policy. Research Interests: Energy, EU Policy, and Regulatory Politics

University of Sussex


Maley, Terry

Terry Maley is Associate Professor at the Department of Politics, York University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from the University of Toronto and a MA in Social and Political Thought from York  University. His research interests lie in the areas of Critical Theory (Marcuse and Adorno), radical democratic theory (Sheldon Wolin), twentieth century political and social thought (Max Weber, Hannah Arendt), Marx and 20th century Marxism, theories of the state and neoliberalism. Global democratic, ecological, social and protest […]

York University


Leitner, Johannes

Johannes Leitner is head of the Competence Center for Black Sea Region Studies at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna. His research interests focus on institutional and political environment and their impact on international businesses in post-socialist transition countries. In particular, Johannes evaluates political risk factors in the region and analyses their impact on international business operations. He lectured at universities in Albania, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Romania and Turkey.  Johannes was involved in a number of research […]

Centre for Black Sea Region Studies University of Applied Sciences bfi Vienna


Le Corre Juratic, Morgan

Morgan Le Corre Juratic is a PhD Researcher at the European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy (Electoral Participation and Party Competition: European citizens’ reaction to party polarization). She received a Master’s degree in European Governance from Sciences PO Grenoble. Her fields of expertise are Sociology, Political Participation, Political Science, Political Behavior and Political Parties. Research Interests: Political science, Political sociology, Elections and political parties, Popular opinion and participation, Civil society

European University Institute


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


Lagana, Giada

Dr. Giada Lagana is a Research Associate at the Wales Governance Centre, Cardiff University. She is currently working on the ESRC ‘Between Two Unions’ project with Professor Daniel Wincott, examining the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union (EU) on the UK’s internal constitutional and intergovernmental arrangements. As part of this research, she is exploring the role of sub-state authorities during the withdrawal process, focusing on the extraterritorial cooperation between Wales and the Island of Ireland since the […]

Cardiff University


Kroeze, Hester

Hester Kroeze LL.M is a doctoral researcher at Ghent University, Belgium. She is working on a project that is financed by the “Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds” (BOF) of Ghent University. Her research focuses on the constitutional consequences of legal fragmentation in the European Union in the field of family reunification, and is carried under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Peter van Elsuwege. Human rights protection is part of the evaluation framework that she uses for the assessment of family reunification policy. Before […]

Faculty of Law and Criminology, Ghent University


Jarman, Holly

Holly Jarman is Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan. She holds a PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science, a Master’s degree in Political Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a BA in British Politics and Legislative Studies from the University of Hull. Her PhD research dealt with comparative research into the use of non-trade issues, including environmental protections and labor standards, as weapons and incentives in EU […]

University of Michigan

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).