Our Experts

Hellman, Stephen

Stephen M Hellman is a Professor Emeritus at the Department of Politics, York University. He holds a PhD from Yale University. Hellmans research interests are in the fields of comparative politics, European politics and Marxist theory, especially in European (especially Italian) left-wing and labour politics as well as twentieth century Marxism.   Research Interests: Comparative politics, European politics, Marxist theory.

York 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


Halikiopoulou, Daphne

Dr. Daphne Halikiopoulou (PhD LSE) is Associate Professor in Comparative Politics. She has written extensively on radical nationalism, the politics of exclusion as well as the cultural and economic determinants of far right party support. She is author of Patterns of Secularization: Church, State and Nation in Greece and the Republic of Ireland (Ashgate 2011); co-editor of Nationalism and Globalisation: Conflicting or Complementary (Routledge 2011 with  Sofia Vasilopoulou); and co-author of The Golden Dawn’s Nationalist Solution: Explaining the rise of […]

University of Reading


Guth, Jessica

Dr. Jessica Guth is a Reader in Law at Leeds Law School with a particular interest in legal education and in feminist and queer approaches to law and legal study. She is an experienced legal academic and has developed and taught a variety of courses and modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has a background in a law and social science subjects and combines the two in her teaching and research. ]Following 18 months in legal practice and a […]

Leeds Beckett University


Guerrina, Roberta

Roberta Guerrina is Professor of Politics and an expert in EU gender politics and policies. She is interested in understanding the impact of gender (hierarchies) on key policy areas traditionally seen as gender neutral, such as Brexit, Security and Defence. Curently she is working on the uninteded gender consequences of the UK’s withdrawl from the EU. She has published in the area of Brexit; Women, Peace & Security; work-life balance; Identity politics and the idea of Europe. She is currently […]

University of Bristol


Grogan, Joelle

Dr. Joelle Grogan is a senior lecturer and legal academic at Middlesex University, Lonon. Her primary areas of research are UK and European Union public law, with a current focus on the Brexit process from the perspective of the Rule of Law, Parliamentary Sovereignty and Democratic Legitimacy. Her current focus is the ‘rule of law in times of crisis and emergency’ which considers the legal measures taken in response to Brexit and the COVID-19 crisis. Her work on the constitutional […]

Middlesex University London


Gremmelprez, Femke

Femke Gremmelprez is an academic assistant at the Ghent European Law Institute. She also holds a Master’s degree in Law (Ghent University, 2014) and a Master’s degree in European Union Law (Ghent University, 2015). Her research interests encompass first of all EU internal market law, in particular the free movement of persons. Therefore, she wrote her Master’s dissertation on the Citizenship Directive 2004/38 in the light of the case law of the European Court of Justice. Further, it concerns upholding […]

Ghent University


Greer, Scott

Scott L. Greer, PhD, a political scientist, is Professor of Health Management and Policy, Global Public Health, and Political Science (by courtesy) at the University of Michigan and is also Senior Expert Advisor on Health Governance for the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies. He researches the politics of health policies, with a special focus on the politics and policies of the European Union and the impact of federalism on health care. Before coming to Michigan, he taught at […]

University of Michigan


Giurlando, Philip

Dr. Philip Giurlando is a Assistant Professor at Trent University, Department of Political Studies. He completed his BA in Politics and Public Administration at Ryerson University in 2007. At Queen’s University (Kingston) he completed an MA in International Politics in 2008 and a PhD in Comparative and International Politics in 2013. His research interests include European Politics, populism, the politics of emotion and the politics of international hierarchies. He published a book titled Eurozone Politics (2015). Currently, Philip Giurlando has […]

Trent University


Giglioli, Matteo

Matteo Giglioli is Adjunct Professor at the University of Bologna, Italy. His current research focuses on Oligarchic participation in democratic politics, internet surveillance and public trust.   Research Interests: Oligarchic participation in democratic politics, Internet surveillance, Public trust.

University of Bologna


Fumarola, Andrea

Andrea Fumarola is currently Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Comparative Politics where he also works on “The Politics of  Inequality Project” directed by Dr. Yvette Peters. He is member of the Department’s research group on Citizens, Opinion and Representation (MOR). Andrea got a PhD in Political Science in July 2017 from LUISS ‘Guido Carli’ University in Rome (Italy) with a thesis on the determinants of electoral accountability in eleven Central and Eastern European countries under the supervision of Prof. […]

University of Bergen


Crum, Ben

Ben Crum is Professor of Political Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He is also the director of the VU School of Governance and a work package leader in the Horizon2020 RECONNECT project (‘Reconciling Europe with its Citizens through Democracy and Rule of Law’). Crum studied political science at the University of Amsterdam and the London School of Economics, and holds a PhD from the European University Institute Florence. Before joining the Vrije Universiteit in 2004, he worked at the […]

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Campisi, Julian

Julian Campisi recently completed his PhD in Political Science at York University (2018). He is a postdoctoral researcher at Glendon College and Lecturer at the University of Toronto. His research interests are predominantly in the field of political risk analysis in emerging and developed economies, and the methodologies that underpin risk assessments in the private and public realms. He focuses on how this intersects in the applied sense with institutions, democratic and economic development. He also studies the determinants of […]

University of Toronto


Baskoy, Tuna

Dr. Tuna Baskoy is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Politics and Public Administration, and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies, at Ryerson University. In addition to a PhD in Political Science from York University (completed in May 2006), Tuna holds Master of Arts Degree in Political Science and Public Administration from Bilkent University, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology from Middle East Technical University, both of which are located in Ankara, Turkey. […]

Ryerson University


Babayev, Rufat

Rufat Babayev is a Lecturer in European Law at the University of Leicester and joined the School of Law in January 2013. Prior to the appointment at Leicester, he worked as a lecturer and tutor at Durham University and as an associate lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire where he taught EU Constitutional Law and EU Internal Market Law. Rufat Babayev completed his Ph.D. at Durham University, where he was awarded with a Doctoral Fellowship. His doctorate examined the role […]

University of Leicester


Biscahie, Thibault

Thibault Biscahie is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Politics at York University (Toronto), where he specializes in political economy, international relations and comparative politics. He holds a Master’s degree from Sciences Po Lille and has also studied at the Université du Québec à Montréal and the Université de Provence. He is currently teaching international politics at York University as a Teaching Assistant. His doctoral research examines the election of Emmanuel Macron through a Gramscian lens and aims to […]

York University

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).