Scholars

Former Librarian, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington,D.C
Doctor of Law, Wissenschraftskolleg zu Berlin, Germany; Former Mayor of Budapest, 1990-2010
Studies:1970-76 Student of the Law Faculty of Eotvos Lorandt University. While still a student, he was suspended for a year for organizing a left-wing student demonstration in 1972 /Graduated in 1976/.1978-81 Sociological studies at the Sociology Faculty of Budapest University.1988-89 Student of the Columbia University in New York.Employments and Activities:1979 Signed the Act of Solidarity for Ch...
Bai Ren jihua Assistant Professor, Peking University
Enrico is currently Bairen Jihua Research Fellow at the History Department of Beijing University (北京大学百人计划研究员), Research Associate at the Torino World Affairs Institute (TWAI) and Research Scholar of the Machiavelli Center for Cold War Studies (CIMA). Enrico worked from 2010 to 2012 as Fellow at the Science & Technology China Program of the European Commission(欧盟科技人才培训项目)a pilot program of the...
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...
Author, Freelance Journalist and Associate Professor, Sciences Po, France
Peter Gumbel is a Paris-based writer and journalist. He spent 16 years at the Wall Street Journal, as a foreign correspondent in Paris, Berlin and Moscow, where he covered the collapse of the Soviet Union, and as the Journal’s Los Angeles bureau chief. He moved to France in 2002, where he has worked for Time and Fortune Magazine.He is the author of three books on France, including one on the...
Former Director, Program on America and the Global Economy
Kent H. Hughes is the former Director of the Program on America and the Global Economy (PAGE) at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. As part of the PAGE agenda, he published a book, Building the Next American Century: The Past and Future of American Economic Competitiveness (Wilson Center Press 2005), which emphasizes the importance of innovation and education to America’s future...
Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park
Professor Lampe has proceeded with two current book projects.  One, with Emeritus Professor Lenard Cohen, Department of Political Science, Simon Fraser University in Vancouver Canada,  Embracing Democracy in the Western Balkans: From Postconflict Struggles Toward European Integration, was published in October 2011 by the Woodrow Wilson Center Press and The John Hopkins University Press....
Former Editor-in-Chief, Der Spiegel
Georg Mascolo was born October 26, 1964 in Stadthagen, Germany.He started working for the SPIEGEL Group back in 1988. He reported and produced features and documentaries for SPIEGEL TV, particularly covering the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent reunification of Germany.On November 9, 1989 Georg Mascolo and his camera team, Rainer März and Germar Biester, documented the historical moment...
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...
Student, University of Erfurt
Jakob Wilhelm was born in Schwandorf, Bavaria and graduated from high school in 2010. Afterwards he completed his civil service before entering the University of Erfurt in 2011. He is currently studying political science and history with a focus on international politics and american history. During the fall semster 2013 he studied abroad at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Vir...

Experts & Staff

  • Christian F. Ostermann // Director, History and Public Policy Program; Global Europe; Cold War International History Project; North Korea Documentation Project; Nuclear Proliferation International History Project
  • Kristina N. Terzieva // Program Assistant
  • Emily R. Buss // Program Assistant