Home » Departments and Centres » Political and Social Sciences » People » Fellows » Fernand Braudel Fellows20112012

Fernand Braudel Senior Fellows 2011-2012

Fernand Braudel Fellows are mid-career and senior academics visiting the EUI for a period of several months.

They have no formal teaching responsibilities but may participate in seminars and can give occasional advice to doctoral researchers in their specialised fields.

Please note that the deadline for the next round of applications for the Political and Social Sciences Department is September 2011 for Fellowships in Academic Year 2012-2013.


T. András Bozoki (CEU, Budapest)

Andras Bozoki

Research themes: Elite theory, Regime Change and Elite Change, Democratization

András Bozóki is a Professor of Political Science at the Central European University (CEU) Budapest, Hungary. His main fields of research include democratization, political ideas, political and cultural elites, and the role of intellectuals. He has published on post-communist transition, comparative democratization, anarchist ideas and movements, transformation of political elites, and intellectuals in politics.

His publications include four authored books in Hungarian (one of them co-authored), two in English (co-authored), fourteen edited volumes in Hungarian, and six edited volumes in English (four of them co-edited), and many articles in journals and collective volumes in several languages and countries. His most recent works include Anarchism in Hungary: Theory, History, Legacies (co-author, 2006), The Roundtable Talks of 1989: The Genesis of Hungarian Democracy (editor, 2002), and The Communist Successor Parties in Central and Eastern Europe (co-editor, 2002), Intellectuals and Politics in Central Europe (editor and contributor, 1999).

Professor Bozóki has taught at universities in the United States (Columbia University, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College), in Britain (Nottingham), Germany (Tübingen), and Italy (Bologna University) and in his native Hungary (Eötvös Loránd).  
Address in Hungary: Department of Political Science, CEU, 1051 Budapest, Nádor u. 9. Hungary (Email: [email protected] Website: www.ceu.hu)

Period of stay: April - July 2012

Office BF 193

Tel. + 39 055 4685 374

Peter Frank Drahos (ANU, Canberra)

Peter Drahos

Research themes: Theories of Regulation and Governance, Globalization, International Negotiations, Development and Trade

Peter Drahos is based in the Regulatory Institutions Network at the Australian National University and holds a Chair in Intellectual Property at Queen Mary, University of London.  He holds degrees in law, politics and philosophy and is admitted as a barrister and solicitor.

He has published on a variety of topics including contract, legal philosophy, telecommunications, intellectual property, trade negotiations and international business regulation.  His latest book is The Global Governance of Knowledge: Patent Offices and Their Clients, Cambridge, 2010.

While at the European University Institute he will complete a project on intellectual property rights and indigenous people’s innovation and continue his study with Professor Neil Gunningham of the G-20 and global energy governance.

Period of stay: Nov 2011 - Mar 2012

Office BF 193

Tel. +39 055 4685 374

Andrew Geddes (University of Sheffield)

Andrew GeddesResearch themes: Comparative European and EU Politics with a particular focus on the Politics of Migration and Asylum

He served as Head of the Department of Politics at Sheffield between January 2008- August 2011. His current project examines the effects of regional governance on international migration and the effects of international migration on regional governance through comparative analysis of responses to international migration in the EU and North America. In addition to this project, Andrew has served for 2 years (2009-11) as a member of the Lead Expert Group for the UK Government Office for Science on a major report exploring Global Environmental Migration which analyses the potential implications for human migration of environmental and climate change over the next 50 years. Andrew has published extensively on the politics of migration. Recent publications include, as editor, 'International Migration' (4 volumes, Sage), as co-author with Christina Boswell, 'Migration and Mobility in the European Union', (Palgrave, 2011) and as author 'Immigration and European Integration: Beyond Fortress Europe?' (Manchester University Press, 2008). In addition, he has worked on other aspects of British and European politics, including, as co-editor with Jonathan Tonge, 'Britain Votes 2010' (Oxford University Press, 2010).

Period of stay: Sep 2011 - Jun 2012

Office BF 190

Tel. +39 055 4685 441

Elisabeth Brooke Harrington (Copenhagen Business School) 

Research themes: Stratification, Political Economy, Economic Sociology, Family Professions

Brooke Harrington is an Associate Professor at the Copenhagen Business School. Her research focuses on the social underpinnings of money and markets, including  macro-level phenomena such as global governance regimes, and micro-level dynamics, such as decision-making processes in small groups. Her current project concerns professional wealth managers, offshore banking and the global regulation of wealth. Her research has been published in leading scholarly journals and produced two books: Pop Finance (Princeton University Press, 2008), and Deception (Stanford University Press, 2009). Her work has been recognized numerous research grants and awards, from organizations such as the National Science Foundation, the Academy of Management, the American Sociological Association and the Russell Sage Foundation. Professor Harrington holds an MA and PhD in Sociology from Harvard University, along with a BA in English Literature from Stanford University.

Period of stay: Jan - Jun  2012

Office SF 013

Tel. +39 055 4685 295

Jonathan Nagler (New York University)

Research themes: Elections, Voter Behaviour, Quantitative Methodology

Jonathan Nagler is Professor of Politics at New York University, he received his AB in government from Harvard University in 1982, and his Ph.D. from Caltech in 1989. He has been a visiting professor at Caltech and Harvard, and has taught at Summer Programs on Political methodology at Essex University and at the University of Michigan.  Professor Nagler has published refereed articles on the impact of economics and issues on elections, on the demographics of voter turnout, as well as the effect of competitiveness and electoral institutions on turnout,  on strategic voting, and on the political behavior of Latinos.  He is currently working on a book on voter turnout in the United States form 1972-2008.

While in residence at the EUI Professor Nagler will be continuing his work on the relative impact of the economy and issue positions of candidates on elections, focusing on United States presidential elections from 1972 to 2008.

Period of stay: Jan - Jun 2012

Office SF 029

Tel. +39 055 4685 436


David Stark (Columbia University)

Research themes: Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Organization Studies

David Stark is Arthur Lehman Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, working in the fields of economic and political sociology.   Recent publications include The Sense of Dissonance: Accounts of Worth in Economic Life (Princeton University Press, 2009); “Structural Folds: Generative Disruption in Overlapping Groups” (with Balazs Vedres, Am. J. of Sociology 2010); and “From Dissonance to Resonance: Cognitive Interdependence in Quantitative Finance” (with Daniel Beunza, forthcoming in Economy and Society). A recent recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, his research has been supported by major grants from the National Science Foundation.  At the EUI, Stark will be studying the evolution of personnel ties between firms and political parties in Hungary, 1987-2006. (website: http://www.thesenseofdissonance.com/author.php; email: [email protected]).

Period of stay: May - Jul 2012

Office SF 019

Tel. +39 055 4685 653

Balazs Vedres (CEU, Budapest)

Research themes: Political Sociology, Economic Sociology, Social Network Analysis

Vedres' research furthers the agenda of understanding historical dynamics in network systems, combining insights from historical sociology, social network analysis, and studies of complex systems in physics and biology.  His contribution is to combine historical sensitivities to patterns of processes in time with a network analytic sensitivity to patterns of connectedness cross-sectionally.  Over the last decade Balazs Vedres developed data collection and analysis techniques to handle large historical datasets. His research results were published in the top journals of sociology, his most recent publication in the American Journal of Sociology analyzes generative tensions in the historical evolution of business groups.  Vedres is the recipient of the 2011 Viviana Zelizer Award for best article in economic sociology, and the 2011 Roger V. Gould Prize.

Period of stay: January - June 2012

Office BF 191

Tel. +39 055 4685261


Fernand Braudel Fellows 2010-2011

Fernand Braudel Fellows 2009-2010


Page last updated on 24 May 2019