European Union Experts

Fellow, Istituto Affari Internazionali; former Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies
Nicola Casarini is a non-resident Associate Fellow for East Asia at the Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) in Rome and a resident Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center in Washington. His current research focuses on the response of the US and the EU to China’s rise in the post-Cold War period.Nicola was Research Fellow/Senior Analyst at the European Union Institute for Security Studies...
Assistant Professor, Modern Europe and the European Union, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Michael J. Geary is a (non-residential) Global Fellow with the Wilson Center’s Global Europe program and Assistant Professor of Contemporary Europe and the European Union at Maastricht University in the Netherlands. He has held distinguished residential fellowships at the Wilson Center, Fulbright (DC), the College of Europe (Warsaw) and the University of Basel (Switzerland).He is the author...
Formerly European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Technological Development, Directorate on Science, Economy and Society
Eleonore Pauwels is a public policy scholar with the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Her primary focus is a comparative and critical analysis of the EU and US approaches towards the societal governance of synthetic biology. She is also examining the challenges that new forms of biotechnology pose for political and public policy org...
Assistant Professor, International Economic Relations, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
Former Associate Director of the Woodrow Wilson Center and Former Director of the West European Studies Program
Samuel F. Wells has taught at both Wellesley College and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  At the Wilson Center, he founded the International Security Studies Program in 1977 and directed that program until 1985.  Since then he has served as Associate Director and Deputy Director of the Center while also serving as Director of West European Studies.His most rece...