Our Experts

Jacobsen, Henrik

Henrik Jacobsen is a PhD Student in the Department of Political Science at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver). He is holding an MPhil in Politics from the University of Oxford and a BA in International Politics & History from Jacobs University (Bremen, Germany). He is specialising in the study of executive government and urban politics. Henrik’s research in this area is part of a collaborative project with the Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities. 

University of British Columbia


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)


Huebner, Kurt

Kurt Huebner is the Interim Director of the Institute for European Studies, at the University of British Columbia. He holds the Jean Monnet Chair for European Integration and Global Political Economy. His research includes global and European currency regimes, international regimes of foreign direct investment, and the relations between innovation and sustainability. His latest research focuses on the economic and socio-political foundations of technical innovations in a transatlantic perspective, and the ongoing processes of currency competition and currency cooperation (Euro-Dollar-Renminbi). […]

University of British Columbia


DeBardeleben, Joan

Joan DeBardeleben is Chancellor’s Professor of European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa. She is also founder and Director of the Centre for European Studies (EU Centre of Excellence) and of the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue, a major network of Canadian and European experts funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. She is the author of several books and articles dealing with Russian and East European politics, particularly relating to federalism, democratisation, public opinion […]

Carleton University


Gehring, Markus

Dr. Markus W. Gehring is Lead Counsel for Trade, Investment and Competition Law with the Centre of International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL). Dr Gehring has published on various aspects of trade and European and climate change law. His other legal research interests focus on the constitutional dimensions of European and international trade law, and sustainable development law at the intersection of international economic, environmental and social development law. Media Experience: Dr. Gehring has media outreach experience and invites media requests […]

University of Cambridge


Jegen, Maya

Maya Jegen is Director of Graduate Studies at the Université de Québec à Montréal. Her main areas of research include: the politics of energy, the politics of the environment, public policy and governance, sustainable development, and social and cultural determinants of environmental protection. Currently, she leads two energy-related projects: one focuses on energy security in the European Union (with funding received from SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council)) and the other concerns the social acceptance of wind energy projects […]

Université du Québec à Montréal


Weibust, Inger

Inger Weibust’s research examines the interplay between governance and public policy, and particularly regulation. Is it possible to create institutions to carry out policy functions previously or usually performed by national governments? Her book Green Leviathans (Ashgate Publishers, 2009) looks at cooperation on environmental regulation between states/provinces and within federations. Dr. Weibust’s findings show that even with favourable conditions, cooperative approaches have largely been ineffective in comparison with national legislation or European Union level regulation. Research Interests: Environmental Issues, Regulation, […]

Carleton University


Kranakis, Eda

Eda Kranakis’ areas of research include: History of Technology, History of European Integration, Export Processing Zones and Intellectual Property. Her current research projects explore aspects of the role of technology in European integration and globalization, focusing on the history of aviation and European airspace as well as on the history of the globalization of production, and the history of patent systems in relation to globalization.   Research Interests: History of Technology, History of European Integration, Export Processing Zones, Intellectual Property.

University of Ottawa

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).