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Fellows on the Job Market

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


Alessandro Spiganti

PhD awarding institution: University of Edinburgh 

PhD Title: Essays on Climate change, Innovation, and Inequality

EUI Mentor: Philipp Kircher

References: Philipp Kircher (EUI), Jonathan Thomas (UoE), Andrew Clausen (UoE)

Fields of Interest: Applied Economic Theory, Economics of Innovation, Climate Change Economics

Job Preference: Assistant Professor 

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Giulia Tura

PhD awarding institution: University of Bologna (June 2017)

PhD Title: Essays in the Economics of the Family and Cultural Transmission

Job Market Paper: Marriage, Fertility, and Cultural Integration in Italy

EUI Mentor: Michèle Belot

References: Alberto Bisin (New York University), Jérôme Adda (Bocconi University), Michèle Belot (EUI)

Fields of Interest: Applied Microeconometrics, Labor and Family Economics, Economics of Culture

Job Preference: Academic Position 

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History and Civilization

Anca Cretu

PhD awarding institution: The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

PhD Title: "For the Sake of an Ideal:" Romanian Nation-Building and American Foreign Assistance (1917-1940)

EUI Mentor: Pieter M. Judson 

References: Davide Rodogno (The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies), Amalia Ribi Forclaz (The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies), Katherine Lebow (University of Oxford)

Fields of Interest: Transnational History, History of Central and Eastern Europe, History of Humanitarianism and Development, History of Refugees

Job Preference: Teaching and Research

Country Preference: Europe and the UK

Julie Deschepper

PhD awarding institution: National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilization (Inalco, Paris)

PhD Title: Between trace and monument. Soviet heritage in Russia: actors, narratives and uses (1917-2017)

EUI Mentor: Alexander Etkind

Fields of Interest: Soviet and Post-Soviet History, Russian and East European Studies, Heritage Studies, Soviet Material Culture

Job Preference: Post-doc, Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Maître de conférence

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Nikolaos Mavropoulos

PhD awarding institution: Sapienza Università di Roma

PhD Title: The Japanese expansionism in Asia and the Italian expansion in Africa. A comparative study of the early Italian and Japanese colonialism

EUI Mentor: Pieter Judson

References: Andrew Reed Hall (Kyushu University, Fukuoka), Eleftheria Manta (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), Alessandro Vagnini (Sapienza University of Rome)

Fields of Interest: Colonial History, Military History, Modern European History

Job Preference: Research Related Jobs, Researcher, Post-doc, Lecturer

Country Preference: Europe (Italy, Scandinavia, Germany, Holland, Belgium...)


Xiaoren Wang

PhD awarding institution: University of Illinois, US

PhD Title: Empirical Study of the Aesthetic Functionality On Color Trademarks

EUI Mentor: Peter Drahos

References: Paul J. Heald, Peter Drahos, Ravi Mehta

Fields of Interest: Intellectual Property Law, Trademark Law, Competition Law, Empirical Studies, Law and Psychology, Law and Economics

Job Preference: Professorship, Research fellow, Post-doc, Lecturer 


Political and Social Sciences

Alina Vranceanu

PhD awarding institution:  Universitat Pompeu Fabra

PhD Title: Political parties’ position and public opinion on immigration

EUI Mentor: Hanspeter Kriesi

References: Hanspeter Kriesi (EUI), Romain Lachat (Sciences Po Paris)

Fields of Interest: Political Behaviour, Public Opinion, Political Parties, Immigration, Quantitative Research Methods

Job Preference: Assistant Professor, Lecturer, Post-doctoral Researcher

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Annabelle Wittels

PhD awarding institution:  University College London

PhD Title: Experiments on public participation and bureaucrat behaviour

EUI Mentor: Klarita Gërxhani

References: Peter John (Kings College London), Elias Dinas (European University Institute), Florian Foos (London School of Economics and Political Science)

Fields of Interest: Political Behaviour, Causal Inference, Conflict, Prejudice and Inequality, International Development

Job Preference: Assistant Professor 

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Eniola Anuoluwapo Soyemi

PhD awarding institution: Boston University

PhD Title: Law's Moral Legitimacy and the Significance of Participation

EUI Mentor: Jennifer Welsh

References: Jennifer Welsh (McGill University); Judith Swanson (Boston University); Richard Bellamy (University College London)

Fields of Interest: Ancient to Early Modern Western Political Philosophy; Legal Philosophy; Modern Political and Moral Philosophy; African Philosophy

Job Preference: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship/Lectureship

Victoria Paniagua

PhD awarding institution:  Duke University 

PhD Title: Protecting Capital: Economic Elites, Asset Portfolio Diversification, and the Politics of Distribution

EUI Mentor: Philipp Genschel

References: Erik Wibbels (Duke University); Pablo Beramendi (Duke University), Herbert Kitschelt (Duke University), Karen Remmer (Duke University)

Fields of Interest: Political Economy

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Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies


Ester Sigillò

PhD awarding institution:  Institute of Social and Political Science, Scuola Normale Superiore, Florence

PhD Title: Mobilizing for or through development? Trajectories of civic activism in post-authoritarian Tunisia

EUI Mentor: Olivier Roy

References: International Relations, Mediterranean Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Islamic studies

Fields of Interest: Post-doc, Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Maître de conférence




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