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Fellows - Academic Year 2016/17

Jean Monnet Fellows 


Beukers, Thomas

The Netherlands’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Future of EMU: Constitutional and Legal Challenges 

Associated to and partially funded by the ADEMU project

Email: thomas.beukers@eui.eu   
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 734   
Office: Villa Raimondi, VR032

Thomas Beukers


Cooper, Robert Ian

European University Institute

The Representation of Parliaments in the European Union 

(Global Governance Programme)

Email: ian.cooper@eui.eu   
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 988   
Office: Casale, CA008



Gofas, Andreas

Panteion University

The Origins of Transnational Terrorist Waves 

Email: andreas.gofas@eui.eu   
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 764   
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS074

Andreas Gofas


Heupel, Monika

University of Bamberg

Western Democracies and Extraterritorial Human Rights Violations

Email: monika.heupel@eui.eu   
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 965   
Office: Casale, CA008

Monika Heupel


Kaya, Ayhan

Istanbul Bilgi University

De-Europeanization of Turkish Asylum and Migration Policies: The Unfolding of the Syrian Refugee Crisis 

Email: ayhan.kaya@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 765  
Office: Casale, CA008



Piluso, Giandomenico

University of Siena

Central Banking, International Cooperation and Europe: A Structure of Policy for Stability and Integration (1920-1975) 

Email: giandomenico.piluso@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 684  
Office: Villa Raimondi, VR032

Giandomenico Piluso


Renton, James

Edge Hill University 

The European Idea of the Middle East and the Question of Power in the 21st Century 

Email: james.renton@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 980  
Office: Casale, CA008

James Renton


Shingal, Anirudh

University of Bern

Causes and Effects of Discrimination in the Award of Government Contracts: Evidence from India 

Email: anirudh.shingal@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 967  
Office: Casale, CA008

Anirudh Shingal


Steinbach, Armin

Max-Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods

Enhancing Economic Policy Coordination Within the Existing EU Legal Framework: Exploring Incentive-Based and Insurance-Type Coordination Mechanisms 

Associated to and partially funded by the ADEMU project

Email: armin.steinbach@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 981  
Office: Villa Raimondi, VR032

Armin Steinbach


Sus, Monika Ewa

Hertie School of Governance

Inventors and Gatekeepers: EU Member States and the EEAS. How to Explain the Ambiguity and Find a Model for Cooperation? 

Email: monika.sus@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 874  
Office: Casale, CA008

Monika Sus



Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellows (and similar)    


Debono, Daniela

(Visiting Fellow with International Postdoctoral Fellowship of the Swedish Research Council)

Malmö University

Daily encounters at the border: reception in the EU and irregular migrants arriving by sea

Email: daniela.debono@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 984
Office: Villino, VL029

February 2016 – December 2017



Kuschminder, Katie

(Research Fellow with Rubicon Grant of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research)

Destination or in Transit? Decision making factors of Syrian and Nigerian migrants in Italy

Email: katie.kuschminder@eui.eu  
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 718
Office: Villino, VL035



Nori, Michele

TRA_MED patterns of pastoral migrations in the Mediterranean region

(Migration Policy Centre

Email: michele.nori@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 736 
Office: Villa Malafrasca, VM018



Scrinzi, Francesca

Migration, Religion and Work in Comparative Perspective: Evangelical ‘ethnic churches’ in Southern Europe

Email: francesca.scrinzi@eui.eu  
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 833  
Office: Villino, VL028



Weinar, Agnieszka

European Emigration Governance – Emigration and Diaspora Policies and Discourses in the Post-Crisis Era

(Migration Policy Centre)

Email: agnieszka.weinar@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 766  
Office: Villino, VL029




Max Weber Fellows     


Basedow, Johann Robert

London School of Economics

International Regulatory Cooperation and the Future of Multilateralism 

Email: johann.basedow@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 317 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS137

Robert Basedow


Calò, Silvia

European University Institute

Fiscal Devolution and International Macroeconomics in the EU

(Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair)

Email: silvia.calo@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 647 
Office: Villa Raimondi, VR028



Faini, Matteo

New America Foundation

Can You Keep a Secret? Intelligence Cooperation in the Transatlantic Community 

Email: matteo.faini@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 332 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS091

(until April 2017)

Matteo Faini


Gade, Tine

University of Oslo

Minorization and Political Leadership: Explo-ring the Causes of the Crisis of Middle Eastern Sunnism 

Email: tine.gade@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 336 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS091

Tine Gade


Katsaitis, Alexander

University College London

Which Interest Groups Finance EU Political Parties & Foundations? And Why?  

Email: alexander.katsaitis@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 338 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS091

Alexander Katsaitis


Lemière, Sophie

European University Institute

Politics in a Grey Zone: Connivance Militancy in Malaysia and Tunisia

Email: sophie.lemiere@eui.eu   
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 947   
Office: Villa Raimondi, VR028



Marcuzzi, Stefano

University of Oxford

EU-NATO Relations in the Mediterranean Evolution and Future Steps 

Email: stefano.marcuzzi@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 390 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS091

Stefano Marcuzzi


Seelkopf, Laura

University of Bremen

The Political Economy of Taxation and Inequality 

Email: laura.seelkopf@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 704 
Office: Villa Raimondi, VR028

Laura Seelkopf


Winslett, Gary

Boston College

Regulatory Trade Barriers in Goods 

Email: gary.winslett@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 414 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS091




EU and EP Fellows 


Lehmann, Wilhelm

European Parliament

Empowerment through representation: the political history of European elections and their institutional impact

Email: wilhelm.lehmann@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 983
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS075

March 2016 – August 2017



Szűcs, Tamás

European Commission

The Transformative Power of Culture in Creating a More Inclusive EU 

Email: tamas.szucs@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 910
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS071

September 2016 – June 2017

Tamas Szucs



Visiting Fellows   


Annicchino, Pasquale

European University Institute

The Geopolitical Dimension of Religious Radicalization 

Email: pasquale.annicchino@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 882 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS053

September 2016 – May 2017

Pasquale Annicchino


Bardi, Luciano

University of Pisa

EUDO Observatory on Political Parties and Representation 

Email: luciano.bardi@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 772 
Office: Casale, CA011

September 2016 – August 2017



Bebawi, Saba

University of Technology Sydney

Developing a culture of investigative journalism in the Arab world

Email: saba.bebawi@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 876 
Office: Villa Raimondi, VR030

9 June – 24 July 2017



Borges, Danielle

Rio de Janeiro Law School of Getulio Vargas Foudation 

Migration and Access to Healthcare 

Email: danielle.borges@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 753 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS063

September 2016 – June 2017

Danielle Borges


Boussaguet, Laurie 

University of Rouen 

Symbolic Politics; Participatory Mechanisms in EU Governance; Decision – Making in Public Policy

Email: laurie.boussaguet@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 827 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS078

September 2016 – July 2017

Laurie Boussaguet


Bressanelli, Edoardo 

King’s College London 

The European Parliament and the New Intergovernmental Union: Shadow of the Council? 

January – April 2017

Edoardo Bressanelli


Cicchi, Lorenzo 

University of Pisa 

EUDO Observatory on Political Parties and Representation

Email: lorenzo.cicchi@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 669 
Office: Casale, CA011

September 2016 – August 2017

Lorenzo Cicchi


Connolly, Sara 

University of East Anglia 

Understanding the EU Civil Service

Email: sara.connolly@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 938 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS089

16 March – 15 April 2017 

Connolly Sara


De Feo, Alfredo

European Parliament

The History of Budgetary Powers and Politics in the EU

Email: alfredo.defeo@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 893
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS080

October 2014 – December 2016



Dines, Nick

Middlesex University

Policy discourses and public representations of migration heritage in urban settings in Mediterranean Europe (Italy, France and Spain)

Email: nicholas.dines@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 886 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS085

18 January – June 2017



Dumbrovsky, Tomas

Charles University Prague 

The European Republic

Email: tomas.dumbrovsky@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 446 
Office: Villino, VL030

September 2016 – July 2017



Gardner, Anthony Luzzatto

A Retrospective on Diplomacy in the EU

Email: anthony.gardner@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 870 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS077

May - 15 September 2017



Garzia, Diego

University of Lucerne

European Union Democracy Observatory

Email: diego.garzia@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 669 
Office: Casale, CA011

September 2016 – August 2017



Giovannetti, Giorgia

Email: giorgia.giovannetti@eui.eu 
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 - 887 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS072

16 January 2016 – December 2017



Greskovits, Bela 

Central European University 

Organized Labor’s Responses to the Great Recession on Europe’s Peripheries 

Email: bela.greskovits@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 580 
Office: Villino, VL024

September 2016 – August 2018 

Bela Greskovits


Hedberg, Masha

European University Institute 

The Political Economy of EU-Russia Relations

Email: masha.hedberg@eui.eu 

September 2015 – August 2017



Ianniello-Saliceti, Alessandro

European Commission

Final draft of Protection of EU Citizens: civil protection and protection by diplomatic and consular agents & completion of EU financial services, bank and insurance law

Email: alessandro.ianniello-saliceti@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 697
Office: Villino, VL030

February 2017 – July 2017 



Inama, Stefano


Email: stefano.inamai@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 705
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS079

16 June – 15 October 2017



Jaeger, William 

Oregon State University 

The Challenge of Climate Policy and the Need for Innovative Approaches 

Email: william.jaeger@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 668 
Office: Casale, CA014

September 2016 – January 2017



Kaiser-Kaya, Bianca

Istanbul Kemerburgaz University 

Changing Patterns of Migration and Governance of Cultural Diversity 

Email: bianca.kaiser-kaya@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 793 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS063

September 2016 – July 2017

Bianca Kaiser Kaya


Kassim, Hussein 

University of East Anglia 

Understanding the EU Civil Service

Email: hussein.kassim@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 938 
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS089

March – 15 April 2017

Kassim Hussein


Kim, Hyungyul

Professor, Sookmyung Women’s University
Director, Korea Center for Digital Humanities

Comparison between the reunification policy of Helmut Kohl and the refugee policy of Angela Merkel in terms of ensuring human resources.

Project of MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) about EU in the Korean Language to introduce EU in Korea.

November 2016 – March 2017



Marzinotto, Benedicta

Bruegel and University of Udine

Institutional Inconsistencies in Eurozone Macroeconomic Governance

Email: benedicta.marzinotto@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 712
Office: Villino, VL030

September 2016 – June 2017



Mavroidis, Petros

Columbia Law School

Global Governance Programme, ‘Global Economics’ research area

Email: petros.mavroidis@eui.eu

September 2016 – August 2017



Montero, Juan José

FSR Transport

New challenges after the adoption of the Fourth Railway Package

Email: juan.montero@eui.eu
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 771
Office: Casale, CA009

8 April 2017 – 13 July 2017



Piattoni, Simona 

University of Trento 

Towards a Multilevel Democracy for the EU 

Email: simona.piattoni@eui.eu
Tel: [+39] 055 4685 708  
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS064

20 March – 20 July 2017

Piattoni Simona


Pinto Arena, Maria do Céu 

University of Minho 

Reinterpretation and Hybridization of Jihadist Ideological Thinking within the Iraq/Syria War: Implications for European Muslims 

September – December 2016 

Maria Pinto


Rose, Richard

University of Aberdeen 

The challenges that national referendums present to the authority and legitimacy of the European Union

Email: richard.rose@eui.eu
Tel: [+39] 055 4685 661
Office: Badia Fiesolana, BF260

May 2017 – April 2018



Szulecki, Kacper

University of Oslo 

Energy Policy Fragmentation in the EU: Exploring Non-Convergence, Diffusion and Negative Learning in Renewable Energy Policies

Email: kacper.szulecki@eui.eu
Tel: [+39] 055 4685 864
Office: Casale, CA011

January – 15 April 2017 



Umbach, Gaby

European University Institute

Globalisation Database

Email: gaby.umbach@eui.eu  
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 968  
Office: Villa Schifanoia, VS086

September  2016 – August 2017



Wiesner, Claudia 

University of Jyväskylä

The Conceptual Politics of European Integration 

September – December 2016

Claudia Wiesner


Zangl, Bernhard 

Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

Varieties of Indirect Governance 

Email: bernhard.zangl@eui.eu
Tel: [+39] 055 4685 636  
Office: Villino, VL030

September 2016 – June 2017 

Bernhard Zangl



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