Visiting Scholars

Visiting scholars and guest scientists at the Department.
Contact: Department of Political Science, Universitätsstr. 7/2nd Floor, 1010 Vienna.

Summer semester 2024

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Dr. Pedro Jose Alarcon Cevallos, MSc MA

Advanced Studies on Inequalities and Sustainable Development, Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, Económicas, Políticas y Antropológicas,
Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú
Visiting Professor in the field of International Politics, Latin America
 in the period 12.04. - 07.06.2024

Contact

E-Mail: pedroa23@univie.ac.at

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Dr.des Jenny Simon

Visiting Professor in the field of International Politics and International political economy with a focus on environmental and climate policy
in the period 26.04. - 08.06.2024

Contact

E-Mail: jenny.simon@univie.ac.at

Teaching

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Dr. Tobias Spöri

Senior Research Fellow at the think tank d|part, Berlin / Project on the EU election 2024, perception of individual and social crises, democratic values and party preferences in eight EU member states
Visiting Professor in the field of Comparative Political Science / southeast and eastern europe
in the period 18.03. - 15.06.2024

Contact

E-Mail: tobias.spoeri@univie.ac.at

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Dr. Rene Tuma, MSc

Visiting Professor in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis
in the period 01.03. - 31.08.2024

Contact

E-Mail: rene.andreas.tuma@univie.ac.at

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Silvia Camporesi, PhD

King's College London
Senior Research Fellow in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis
in the period 15.10.2022 - 31.12.2024 

Contact

E-Mail: silvia.camporesi@kcl.ac.uk
Homepage: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/silvia-camporesi 


Dr. Mehmet Direkli, LL.M

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of International Relations, Cyprus International University
Professorial Research Fellow in the field of International Politics
in the period 01.03.2024 - 28.02.2025

Contact

E-Mail: direklim76@univie.ac.at


Yongheng Li, BA MA

Doctor's degree program student majoring in International Studies, Marxism Institute of Peking University
Research Fellow in the field of International Politics
in the period 01.11. - 30.06.2024

Contact

E-Mail: liyh@stu.pku.edu.cn


Lukas Schlögl, PhD

Senior Scientist, Austrian Foundation for Development Research
Senior Research Fellow
in the field of CeSCoS | Centre for the Study of Contemporary Solidarity
from 1 August 2022 until 31 July 2024

Contact

E-Mail: lukas.schloegl@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://www.oefse.at/en/about-us/staff/research-department/lukas-schlogl/



Dr. Thomas Jahn

Associate Research Scientist at ISOE - Institute for Social-Ecological Research, Frankfurt am Main
Visiting Professor in the field of International Politics/ Environment and Climate Research Hub (ECH)
in the period 18.03. - 22.03.2024

Winter semester 2023/2024


Claudia Brunner PD Mag. Dr.

Institute for Educational Science and Educational Research | Center for Peace Research and Peace Education, University Klagenfurt
Visiting Professor in the field of politics and gender in the period 06.10. to 15.12.2023

Contact

E-Mail: claudia.brunner@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://www.aau.at/team/brunner-claudia/

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Emily Gasoi, EdD

Adjunct Lecturer - Education, Inquiry & Justice, Georgetown University
Visiting Professor in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis in the period 06.10. to 15.12.2023

Contact

E-Mail: emilyg68@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://gufaculty360.georgetown.edu/s/contact/00336000014SR8UAAW/emily-gasoi

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Sara Gebh, MA MPhil Ph.D.

Post-doctoral fellow in the ERC project „Prefiguring Democratic Futures. Cultural and Theoretical Responses to the Crisis of Political Imagination“ , University of Vienna
Visiting Professor in the field of Political Theory in the period 10.11. to 16.12.2023

Contact

E-Mail: sara.gebh@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://politikwissenschaft.univie.ac.at/en/about-us/staff/gebh/

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Dr. Itzel Cruz

Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México | Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Senior Research Fellow in the field of International Politics, Latin America
from February 2022 until December 2023

Contact

E-Mail: itzelc91@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4931-8178


Edna Arisbet Roque García, BA

Postgraduate Programme in Political and Social Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Research Fellow in the field of International Politics, Latin America
from August 2023 until January 2024

Contact

E-Mail: ednaarisbr96@univie.ac.at or edna@politicas.unam.mx
Homepage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ednaarisbetrg


Dr. Thomas Jahn

Associate Research Scientist at the Institute for Social-Ecological Research (ISOE) in Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Visiting Professor of „Social Ecology and Transdisciplinarity“ in cooperation with the Environment and Climate Research Hub (ECH), University of Vienna
in the period from 6 to 10 November 2023

Contact

E-Mail: thomas.jahn@isoe.de 
Homepage: https://www.isoe.de/das-institut/team/mitarbeiterin/person/thomas-jahn/


Summer semester 2023


Dr. Jenny Krutzinna

Centre for Research on Discretion and Paternalism, University of Bergen
Visiting Professor in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis in the period 21.04. to 03.06.2023

Contact

E-Mail: jenny.krutzinna@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://jennykrutzinna.org/

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María Luz Ruffini, PhD

Center for Advanced Latin American Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences (CALAS), University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Visiting Professor in the field of International Politics, Research Network Latin America in the period 05.05. to 17.06.2023

Contact

E-Mail: maria.luz.ruffini@univie.ac.at
Homepage: http://www.calas.lat/en/content/luz-ruffini

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Dr. Anne Tittor

Visiting Professor in the field of International Politics in the period 29.03. to 24.06.2023

Contact

E-Mail: annegret.tittor@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://www.bioinequalities.uni-jena.de/en/team/former-staff/anne-tittor

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Ia Eradze, PhD

Institute for Social and Cultural Research, Ilia State University (Georgia)
Senior Research Fellow in the field of International Politics
from July until August 2023

Contact

E-Mail: eradze_ii@yahoo.com
Homepage: https://iaeradze.org/  


Prof. Susi Geiger, PhD

Professor of Marketing and Market Studies at UCD College of Business, University College Dublin
Professorial Research Fellow in the field of CeSCoS | Centre for the Study of Contemporary Solidarity
in the period 12.06.2023 to 27.06.2023

Contact

Homepage: https://people.ucd.ie/susi.geiger


Mag. Eva Maria Hille

Research Associate in the Junior Research Group "Ethics and Governance of New Technologies" at the Rhenish Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn
Visiting Research Fellow in the field of CeSCoS | Centre for the Study of Contemporary Solidarity
in the period 05.06.2023 to 25.06.2023

Contact

Homepage: www.etf.uni-bonn.de/de/fakultaet/systematische-theologie/systematische-theologie-und-ethik/team/eh  


Regletto Aldrich Imbong, PhD

Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of the Philippines Cebu
Senior Research Fellow in the field of International Politics

from March 2023 until September 2023

Contact

E-Mail: imbongr87@univie.ac.at  
Homepage: https://css.upcebu.edu.ph/prof-regletto-aldrich-d-imbong-phd/


Nikola Jokanovic, MA

Research on "Brazilian institutions and energy transition in the period 2008-2018", University of Hradec Králové
Visiting Research Fellow in the field of International Politics, Latin America
in the period March 2023 to April 2023

Contact

E-Mail: nikola.jokanovic@uhk.cz

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Kristina Pirker, PhD

Instituto de Investigaciones Dr. José María Luis Mora, Mexico City
Senior Research Fellow in the field of International Politics, Research Network Latin America in the period from September 2022 to July 2023

Contact

E-Mail: kpirker@institutomora.edu.mx
Homepage: https://www.institutomora.edu.mx/Investigacion/KristinaPirker/SitePages/Inicio.aspx

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Thaís Zimovski Garcia de Oliveira, M.A.

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)
Visiting Research Fellow
in the field of International Politics, Latin America
from November 2022 until March 2023

Contact

E-Mail: thais.zimovski@yahoo.com.br
Homepage: https://intpol.univie.ac.at/lateinamerika/zimovski-garcia-de-oliveira/


Winter semester 2022/2023


Dr. Felix Jaitner

Visiting Professor in the field of Comparative Political Science Focus on Southeast and Eastern Europe in the period from 11 November to 3 December 2022

Contact

E-Mail: felix.jaitner@univie.ac.at

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Dr. Gerd Valchars

Visiting Professor in the field of Austrian politics in the European context
in the period from 17 October to 14 December 2022

Contact

E-Mail: gerd.valchars@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://homepage.univie.ac.at/~valchag5

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Dr. Li Kexin

College of Marxism, Xinjiang Normal University
Visiting Research Fellow
in the field of International Politics
from March 2022 until Feburary 2023

Contact

E-Mail: lkx@xjnu.edu.cn
Homepage: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kexin-Li-44


Nils Oellerich, M.A.

European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy
Visiting Research Fellow
in the field of Comparative Political Science, with focus on Southeast and Eastern Europe, from September 2022 until January 2023

Contact

E-Mail: nils.oellerich@eui.eu
Homepage: https://www.eui.eu/people?id=nils-oellerich 


Summer semester 2022


Dr. İclal Ayşe Küçükkırca

Research Fellow, IAAW, Humboldt University Berlin,
Philip Schwartz Initiative of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany.
Visiting Professor in the field of Gender and Politics
in the period from 18 June to 5 July 2022

Contact

E-Mail: akucukkirca@gmail.com
Homepage: https://www.iaaw.hu-berlin.de/de/querschnitt/medialitaet/querschnitt/personen/dr-iclal-ayse-kucukkirca

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Nicolai von Eggers Mariegaard, PhD

Postdoctoral Researcher, Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen
Project: “The Greek Revolution and European Republicanism.”
Visiting Professor in the field of Political Theory
in the period from 29 April to 18 June 2022

Contact

Homepage: dk.linkedin.com/in/nicolai-von-eggers-mariegaard-228aba5

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Mag. Mag. Johannes Waldmüller, PhD

Associate Research Professor, Political Science and International Relations, Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA), Quito
Visiting Professor and PhD Committee Member in Technology Management, Society and the Environment, Faculty of Management Studies, Escuela Politécnica Nacional
Visiting professorship in the field of International Politics and Development, with focus on Latinamerica in the period from March to June 2022

Contact

Department of Political Science
Neues Institutsgebäude
Universitätsstraße 7/2nd floor
Room B 203
1010 Vienna
T: +43-1-4277-494 62
E-Mail: johannes.waldmueller@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://udla.academia.edu/JohannesWaldm%C3%BCller
https://johanneswaldmuller.weebly.com

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Sofia Zaragocin, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Universidad San Francisco de Quito
Paul Lazarsfeld Visiting Professorship at the Faculty of Social Sciences in the field of International Politics / Research Network Latin America from 17 June until 30 June 2022

Contact

Email: szaragocin@usfq.edu.ec
Homepage: https://www.usfq.edu.ec/es/perfiles/sofia-zaragocin-carvajal

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Khrystyna Matsopa, MA MA

Research Fellow in the field of International Politics
from March 2022 expected until September 2022


Sergey Rymarenko, Dc.S. Ph.D.

Professor and Chief researcher, Kuras Institute of Political and Ethnic Studies, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
JESH - Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities Fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (
ÖAW) & Professorial Research Fellow in the field of Comparative Political Science, Focus on Southeast and Eastern Europe in the period from 1 June to 1 August 2022

Contact

E-Mail: rymarenk@ipiend.gov.ua
Homepage: https://ipiend.gov.ua/en/employee/sergiy-yuriyovych-rymarenko/


Lea Larsen Skovgaard, MSc.

Department of Public Health, University of Copenhagen
Visiting Research Fellow
in the field of CeSCoS | Centre for the Study of Contemporary Solidarity
from 4 April until 30 June 2022

Contact

E-Mail: lsk@sund.ku.dk
Homepage: https://publichealth.ku.dk/staff/?pure=en%2Fpersons%2Flea-larsen-skovgaard(d447cf6c-47a6-45b1-b6a5-6fab1205f6bb).html


Natali Valdez, PhD

Assistant Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, Wellesley College
Visiting Research Fellow
in the field of CeSCoS | Centre for the Study of Contemporary Solidarity
from 25 March until 10 April 2022

Contact

E-Mail: nvaldez@wellesley.edu
Homepage: https://www.wellesley.edu/wgst/faculty/valdez


Winter semester 2021/2022


Juan Grigera, MSc. PhD

Lecturer in the Political Economy of Inclusive Development, King's College London
Honorary Research Associate at the UCL Institute of Americas
Paul Lazarsfeld Guest Professorship in the field of International Politics / Research Network Latin America

Contact

Email: juan.grigera@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/juan-grigera

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Dr. Paul Sörensen

Augsburg University, Department of Political Science
Guest professorship in the field of Political Theory

Contact

Email: paul.soerensen@phil.uni-augsburg.de
Homepage: https://www.uni-augsburg.de/de/fakultaet/philsoz/fakultat/powi-politische-theorie/team/soerensen/

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Mag. Mag. Johannes Waldmüller, PhD

Associate Research Professor, Political Science and International Relations, Universidad de Las Américas (UDLA), Quito
Visiting Professor and PhD Committee Member in Technology Management, Society and the Environment, Faculty of Management Studies, Escuela Politécnica Nacional
Guest professorship in the field of International Politics and Development, Latinamerica

Contact

Email: johannes.waldmueller@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://udla.academia.edu/JohannesWaldm%C3%BCller
https://johanneswaldmuller.weebly.com

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Summer semester 2021


Mag. Dr. Heidrun Maurer

Marie Curie Research fellow at SPAIS at the University of Bristol
Guest professorship in the field of Austrian politics and EU

Contact

E-Mail: heidrun.maurer@univie.ac.at
Homepage: http://heidimaurer.eu/

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Dipl.-Kulturw. Univ. Dr. Christina Plank

Institute for Sustainable Economic Development, University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences Vienna
Guest professorship in the field of Eastern European Studies

Contact

E-Mail: christina.plank@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://forschung.boku.ac.at/fis/suchen.person_uebersicht?sprache_in=en&ansicht_in=&menue_id_in=101&id_in=151856

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Sabrina Fernandes, PhD

International Research Group on Authoritarianism and Counter-Strategies, Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung in cooperation with the University Brasilia
Visiting Research Fellow
in the field of International Politics / Research Network Latin America

Contact

E-Mail: canalteseonze@gmail.com
Homepage: https://sabrinafernandes.com.br/


Dr. Katarzyna Jezierska

University West Trollhättan Sweden
Visiting Research Fellow
in the field of International Politics
at the oiip - Austrian Institute for International Affairs

Contact

E-Mail: katarzyna.jezierska@hv.se
Homepage: https://www.oiip.ac.at/en/person/katarzyna-jezierska/


Julius Lagodny, M.A.

Department of Government, Cornell University New York
OeAD Ernst Mach-Scholar
in the field of IN:EX - Politics of inclusion and exclusion

Contact

E-Mail: jsl364@cornell.edu
Homepage: https://government.cornell.edu/julius-lagodny


Winter semester 2020/2021


MMag. Dr. Wolfgang Hable, MBA

Austrian Health Insurance Fund, Coordinator of Target Control Health Upper Austria (Social Insurance) and
Deputy Head of Department at the Center of Expertise for Public Relations, Marketing and Health Promotion, Prevention and Public Health
Guest professorship in the field of comparative policy analysis

Contact

E-Mail: wolfgang.hable@univie.ac.at

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Dr. Mike Laufenberg

Department of Sociology, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
Guest professorship in the field of Governance and Gender

Contact

E-Mail: mike.laufenberg@uni-jena.de
Homepage: https://www.soziologie.uni-jena.de/arbeitsbereiche/politische+soziologie/personen/dr_+mike+laufenberg

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Summer semester 2020


Dr. Martin Deleixhe, BA MA

Université Saint-Louis Bruxelles
Visiting scholar in the field of Political Theory

Contact

E-Mail: martin.deleixhe@univie.ac.at
Homepage: http://www.usaintlouis.be/sl/4033380.html

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Carrie Friese, PhD

Department of Sociology, The London School of Economics and Political Science
Paul Lazarsfeld Guest Professorship at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Vienna

Contact

E-Mail: C.Friese@lse.ac.uk
Homepage: http://www.lse.ac.uk/sociology/people/carrie-friese

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Dr. Tatiana Zhurzhenko

University of Vienna
Visiting scholar in the field of East European Studies

Contact

E-Mail: tatiana.zhurzhenko@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Tatiana_Zhurzhenko

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Dr. Monika Berg

Örebro University
Visiting scholar in the field of environmental policy, the interaction between science and policy and the handling of ethical conflicts when governing society towards a sustainable transition, in the period March 2020

Contact

E-Mail: monika.berg@oru.se
Homepage: https://www.oru.se/english/employee/monika_berg


Winter semester 2019/20


Sofie Bedford, PhD

Uppsala University
Visiting scholar in the field of Eastern European Studies

Contact

E-Mail: sofie.bedford@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://katalog.uu.se/profile/?id=N11-1113

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Sebastian Haug, PhD Candidate

 

University of Cambridge, Department of Geography
Research Fellow in the field of International Politics between 01.08.2019 and 31.05.2020

Contact

E-Mail: sh805@cam.ac.uk
Homepage: https://www.geog.cam.ac.uk/people/haug/


Dr. Yv Nay

Institute for LGBT Studies & Department of Gender & Women’s Studies,
University of Arizona
Senior Research Fellow in the field of Governance and Gender between 01.10.2019 and 31.01.2020

Contact

E-Mail: yv.nay@univie.ac.at; yv.nay@unibas.ch
Homepage: https://lgbt.arizona.edu/tsrc-faculty


Summer semester 2019


Prof. Dr. Petra Bendel

Institute for Political Science, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg
Visiting scholar in the fields of Inclusion and Exclusion in the Context of Migration, Austrian Policy and Europeanization, Governance and Diversity, Political Participation and Protest

Contact

E-Mail: petra.bendel@univie.ac.at or petra.bendel@fau.de
Homepage: https://www.pol.phil.fau.eu/person/petra-bendel/

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Hanna Kienzler, PhD

Department of Global Health & Social Medicine, King's College London
Paul Lazarsfeld Visiting Professor of the Faculty of Social Sciences

Contact

E-Mail: hanna.kienzler@kcl.ac.uk
Homepage: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/people/person?id=537f1a87-5d9c-4cac-baa6-9cef46e06ad3

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Dr. Yv Nay

Institute for LGBT Studies & Department of Gender & Women’s Studies,
University of Arizona
Visiting scholar in the field of Governance and Gender

Contact

E-Mail: yv.nay@univie.ac.at; yv.nay@unibas.ch
Homepage: https://lgbt.arizona.edu/tsrc-faculty

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Prof. Ilpo Helén

Professor of Sociology, Department of Social Sciences,
University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu
Professorial Research Fellow in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis

Contact

E-Mail: ilpo.helen@uef.fi
Homepage: https://wiivi.uef.fi/crisyp/disp/_/en/cr_redir_all/fet/fet/sea?direction=3&id=23037675


Juan He, PhD Candidate

Peking University, School of Marxism
Research Fellow in the field of International Politics

Contact

E-Mail: hj2011dzyr@126.com
Homepage: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/He_Juan12


Barbora Burešová, Mgr. Bc.

Faculty of Social Science, Department of Political Science, Masaryk University Brno
Erasmus+ Internship in the fields of Inclusion and Exclusion in the Context of Migration, Austrian Policy and Europeanization, Governance and Diversity, Political Participation and Protest

Supervisor: Univ.-Ass. Dr. Jeremias Stadlmair, BA MA

Contact

E-Mail: barbora.buresova@univie.ac.at
Homepage: https://www.muni.cz/en/people/414711-barbora-buresova


Winter semester 2018/19


Sofie Bedford, PhD

Uppsala University
Visiting scholar in the field of Eastern European Studies

Contact

E-Mail: sofie.bedford@ires.uu.se
Homepage: https://katalog.uu.se/profile/?id=N11-1113

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Saheli Datta, PhD

King's College London
Solidarity Research Fellow in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis

Contact

E-Mail: saheli.1.datta@kcl.ac.uk
Homepage: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/sshm/people/academic/Saheli-Datta.aspx


apl. Prof. Dr. Alex Demirovic

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Professorial Research Fellow and Lecturer in the field of International Politics

Contact

E-Mail: demirovic@em.uni-frankfurt.de
Homepage: http://www.fb03.uni-frankfurt.de/49347921/ademirovic

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Richard Freeman, PhD

School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh
Visiting scholar
in the field of Comparative policy analysis

Contact

E-Mail:
Homepage: http://www.socialpolicy.ed.ac.uk/people/academic_staff/freeman_richard

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Juan He, PhD Candidate

Peking University, School of Marxism
Research Fellow in the field of International Politics

Contact

E-Mail: hj2011dzyr@126.com
Homepage: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/He_Juan12


Puneet Kishor, MSc

Solidarity Research Fellow in the field of Comparative Policy Analysis

Contact

E-Mail: punk.kish@gmail.com
Homepage: https://punkish.org


Xueyu Wang, Professor

Shandong University, Centre for European Studies
Professorial Research Fellow in the fields of European integration, China's foreign Policy and EU-China relations

Contact

E-Mail: wangxueyu@sdu.edu.cn