Our Experts

Mat, Fazila

Fazıla Mat is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Victoria in the faculty of Political Science under the supervision of Dr. Oliver Schmidtke. Fazıla holds an MA degree in Humanities from the University of Milan and she has worked for over ten years as a journalist and commentator for Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa and other Italian and Swiss media, covering Turkish politics, EU-Turkey relations, issues concerning migration and civil society.  For OBC Transeuropa she also carried out […]

University of Victoria

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Claussen, Laurence

Laurence Claussen is a graduate student at the University of British Columbia. He is pursuing an MA in Political Science with a focus on US politics, migration, ethics in democracy, and public opinion. He has an MA in History from the University of Aberdeen. His studies focused on modern political theory, European history, Western ethics, and the politics of conflict and terrorism. He also has an International Baccalaurete Diploma from the Berlin Brandenburg International School. Laurence was a Teaching Assistant […]

University of British Columbia

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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

t.exadaktylos@surrey.ac.uk

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

maley@yorku.ca

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

jml6@lehigh.edu

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

shellman@yorku.ca

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

stefan.haussner@uni-due.de

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

d.halikiopoulou@reading.ac.uk

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

roberta.guerrina@bristol.ac.uk

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

philipgiurlando@trentu.ca

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

matteo.giglioli@unibo.it

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

Andrea.Fumarola@uib.no

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

ben.crum@vu.nl

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

tbaskoy@ryerson.ca

Antal, Attila

Attila Antal (1985) is holding a PhD in political science. He is a senior lecturer at Eötvös Loránd University, Faculty of Law, Institute of Political Science and a coordinator at the Social Theory Research Group at Institute of Political History. He is doing his contemporary research in political theory of populism, social and critical theory, theory of democracy, green political thought, constitutionalism, political history. Research Interests:Populism and Democracy; Social and Critical Theory; Theories of Democracy; Biopolitics; Political Thought; Constitutionalism; Political History; […]

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

antal.attila@ajk.elte.hu

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

biscahie@yorku.ca
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).