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Fellows on the Job Market

 Find below a list of MW Fellows currently on the job market by department


Ricardo Estrada Martinez (Research Economist, Development Bank of Latin America)

PhD Awarding Institution: Paris School of Economics

Job Market Paper: Rules Rather than Discretion: Teacher Hiring and Rent Extraction 

EUI Mentor: Andrea Ichino 

References: Professor Andrea Ichino (EUI), Professor Marc Gurgand (Paris School of Economics), Professor François Bourgignon (Paris School of Economics), Professor Jérémie Gignoux (Paris School of Economics)      

Fields of Interest: Applied Microeconomics, Personnel, Education, Labor and Development Economics 

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History and Civilization

Luc-André Brunet (Lecturer, the Open University)

PhD Awarding Institution: London School of Economics

PhD Title: The New Industrial Order: Vichy, Steel, and the Origins of the Monnet Plan, 1940-1946

EUI Mentor: Federico Romero

References: Professor Piers Ludlow (LSE), Professor Julian Jackson (Queen Mary, University of London), Professor James Ellison (Queen Mary, University of London)             

Fields of Interest: European integration, Second World War, Twentieth-century France, Cold War, Transatlantic Relations  

Job Preference: Lecturer / Assistant Professor


Guillemette Crouzet (Post-doc Fellow, The Graduate Institute Geneva)

PhD Awarding Institution: Sorbonne University

PhD Title: The Birth of the Middle East. British imperialism in the Persian Gulf (c.1800-c.1914).
Released in October 2015 as a monograph with a foreword by Christopher A. Bayly by the French academic publisher Champ Vallon under the title The Birth of the Middle East. The Persian Gulf in the age of imperialism (c.1800-c.1914), 670 pp, http://www.champ-vallon.com/Pages/Pagesepoques/CrouzetGuill.html 

EUI Mentor: Youssef Cassis

References: Professor Eric Bussière (Sorbonne University), Professor Philippe Chassaigne (Bordeaux University), Professor Youssef Cassis (EUI)                     

Fields of Interest: British Imperial History, Middle East History, South Asian History, History of the Indian Ocean, Economic and Political History of Britain

Job Preference: Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Postdoctoral position

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Zsofia Lorand (Research Fellow, Georg August University in Göttingen)

PhD Awarding Institution: Central European University, Department of History, Budapest

PhD Title: Learning a Feminist Language: The Intellectual History of Feminism in Yugoslavia in the 1970s and 1980s

EUI Mentor: Pavel Kolář

References: Professor Balázs Trencsényi (Central European University, Budapest), Professor Jasmina Lukic (Central European University, Budapest), Professor Michal Kopeček (Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague)       

Fields of Interest: History of Feminism and Women's Movements, Intellectual History, Cultural History, European History, East European History, Yugoslavia, Balkans, Hungary

Job Preference: Lecturer / Assistant Professor, Research Fellow, Curator

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Guido van Meersbergen (Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, University of Warwick)

PhD Awarding Institution: University College London

PhD Title: Ethnography and Encounter: Dutch and English Approaches to Cross-Cultural Contact in Seventeenth-Century South Asia

EUI Mentor: Jorge Flores

References: Professor Benjamin Kaplan (University College London), Professor Margot Finn (University College London), Professor Jos Gommans (Leiden University)                      

Fields of Interest: World History, Cross-Cultural Encounters, Early Modern Eurasia, Diplomatic Exchange, Ethnographic Discourse              

Job Preference: Lecturer/Assistant Professor

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Maria Adele Carrai (MW 2nd Year Fellow)

PhD Awarding Institution: The University of Hong Kong

PhD title: A genealogy of sovereignty in China, 1840-today

EUI Mentors: Nehal Bhuta

References: Professor Nehal Bhuta (EUI), Professor Albert Chen Hung-yee (The University of Hong Kong), Professor John Lagerwey (The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Fields of Interest: History of International Law, Western and Chinese Legal and Political Philosophy, International Law and Relations

Job Preference: Assistant Professor


Anna Chadwick (MW 2nd Year Fellow)

PhD Awarding Institution: London School of Economics and Political Science

PhD title: Financial speculation, hunger, and the global food crisis: Whither regulation?

EUI Mentors: Stefan Grundmann

References: Professor Susan Marks (LSE); Professor Andrew Lang (LSE); Professor Fleur Johns (UNSW)

Fields of Interest: Public International Law, Human Rights Law, International Economic Law, Financial Regulation, Capital Markets Law, Critical Legal Theory.                 

Job Preference: Postdoctoral research or lectureship in International Law or Human Rights


Jed Odermatt (Post-doctoral Research Fellow, University of Copenhagen)

PhD Awarding Institution: University of Leuven 

PhD title: The EU as a Global Actor and its Impact on the International Legal Order

EUI Mentors: Marise Cremona

References: Professor Jan Wouters (University of Leuven), Professor Geert De Baere (University of Leuven), Professor Marise Cremona (EUI)

Fields of Interest: Public International Law, Law of International Organisations, EU External Relations Law

Job Preference: Lecturer/Assistant Professor

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Political and Social Sciences

Guy Aitchison 

PhD Awarding Institution: University College London (UCL)

PhD title: Claiming from below: rights, politics and social movements

EUI Mentor: Richard Bellamy 

References: Professor Cécile Laborde (UCL), Professor Les Green (University of Oxford), Richard Bellamy (EUI)

Fields of Interest: Normative political theory, Human Rights, Citizenship, Civil Disobedience

Job Preference: Researcher, Assistant Professor


Ioannis Galariotis (MW 2nd Year Fellow)

PhD Awarding Institution: University of Athens

PhD title: The Social Construction of EU Foreign Policy: The Case of Greece, 1996-2009

EUI Mentor: Ulrich Krotz

References: Professor Dimitris Bourantonis (Athens University of Economics & Business), Professor Kostas Ifantis (University of Athens), Professor Nicholas Sambanis (Yale University)

Fields of Interest: International Relations, European Integration, Methodology (Quantitative Methods, Computational Social Sciences) 

Job Preference: Assistant Professor/Lecturer

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Florian Hertel 

PhD Awarding Institution: Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences (BIGSSS) at the University of Bremen

PhD title: Social Mobility over the Course of the 20th Century in the United States and Germany

EUI Mentors: Hans-Peter Blossfeld 

References: Professor Olaf Groh-Samberg (University of Bremen), Professor Fabian Pfeffer (University of Michigan)

Fields of Interest: Social Inequality and Stratification, Post-Industrialization, Intergenerational Mobility Research

Job Preference: Lecturer/Assistant Professor, Postdoctoral position


Jack Seddon

PhD Awarding Institution: University of Oxford 

PhD title: Collapse or Decline? The Dissolution of International Monetary Systems in a Comparative Historical Perspective 

EUI Mentors: Philipp Genschel

References: Professor Walter Mattli (University of Oxford), Professor Duncan Snidal (University of Oxford), Professor Benjamin Cohen (University of California, Santa Barbara) 

Fields of Interest: International Political Economy, International Relations, Global Economic Governance 

Job Preference: Associate Professorship 


Nan Zhang (Post-doctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute)

PhD Awarding Institution: Stanford University

PhD title: Corruption and Social Norms: Explaining Corruption’s Persistence in the Face of Moral Condemnation

EUI Mentors: Diego Gambetta and Sven Steinmo

References: Professor David Laitin (Stanford University), Professor Sven Steinmo (EUI and University of Colorado, Boulder), Professor Diego Gambetta (EUI and Nuffield College, Oxford), Professor Stephen Krasner (Stanford University), Professor Judith Goldstein (Stanford University)

Fields of Interest: Comparative Politics, Political Behavior, Corruption, Tax Evasion, Causal Inference, Experiments

Job Preference: Assistant Professor

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Robert Schumann Centre for Advanced Studies

Sylvanus Afesorgbor (Post-doctoral Fellow, Aarhus University)

PhD Awarding Institution: Aarhus University, Denmark

PhD Title: Essays on International Economics and Development

Job Market Paper: Preferential Market Access, Foreign Aid and Development

EUI Mentors: Bernard Hoekman and Petros Mavroidis

References: Professor Philipp J.H. Schröder (Aarhus University), Professor Christian Bjørnskov (Aarhus University), Professor Arne Bigsten (University of Gothenburg), Professor Peter Van Bergeijk (International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University)

Fields of Interest: Political Economy of International Trade and Development Economics             

Job Preference: Academic (Assistant Professor) and International Organisations (Researcher)          

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Emmanuel Comte (Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley) 

PhD Awarding Institution: Université Paris-Sorbonne

PhD Title: The Formation of the European Migration Regime, 1947-1992

EUI Mentor: Youssef Cassis

References: Professor Eric Bussière (Université Paris-Sorbonne), Professor Youssef Cassis (EUI), Professor N. Piers Ludlow (LSE)                      

Fields of Interest: Modern European International History, Migration Political History, Labour Relations History, Politics of the European Union                  

Job Preference: Lecturer/Assistant Professor    

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Aitana Guia (Assistant Professor, California State University Fullerton)

PhD Awarding Institution: York University, Toronto, Canada

PhD Title: Deepening Democracy: The Muslim Struggle for Civil Rights and Belonging in Spain since 1975

EUI Mentor: Anna Triandafyllidou 

References: Professor Adrian Shubert (York University), Professor Margot Irvine (University of Guelph), Professor Antonio Cazorla-Sánchez (Trent University)                                        

Fields of Interest: Nationalism, Migration and Minorities in Postwar Europe, Islam in Europe, Nativism and Islamophobia.                                      

Job Preference: Lecturer/Assistant Professor    

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Jordi Teixido-Figueras (Research Assistant, RSCAS)

PhD Awarding Institution: Universitat Rovira i Virgili    

PhD Title: The International Distribution of the Ecological Footprint: an empirical approach

EUI Mentor: Xavier Labandeira

References: Professor Jordi Roca (Universitat de Barcelona), Professor Bernd Theilen (Universitat Rovira i Virgili), Professor Xavier Labandeira (EUI)                   

Fields of Interest: Environmental Economics, Inequality Economics, Climate Change Economics                          

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