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


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


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


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


Leblond, Patrick

Owing to his training and experience in business, economics and international relations, Patrick Leblond’s expertise concerns questions relating to global economic governance and international and comparative political economy, more specifically those that deal with international finance and money, international economic integration as well as business-government relations. His regional expertise focuses on Europe and North America. Media Experience: Dr. Leblond has a great deal of experience responding to TV, Radio and Print Media inquiries Research Interests: International political economy, Global economic […]

University of Ottawa


Hurrelmann, Achim

Achim Hurrelmann is Professor of Political Science and Co-Director of the Centre for European Studies (CES) at Carleton University. He is cross-appointed to the Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies (EURUS). Professor Hurrelmann’s research focuses on the politics of the European Union, with a particular emphasis on questions of democracy and legitimacy in the EU, multilevel governance, and European integration theory. His work has appeared in journals such as Political Studies, European Political Science Review, European Journal of Political Research, West European Politics. Media experience: […]

Carleton 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).