Scholars

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mariya Bobina graduated from Moscow Technical University (M.A., B.S., Applied Mathematics) and from the Russian Academy of Economics (M.A., B.S., Finance) and completed post-graduate program at the Russian Academy of Sciences where she earned Candidate of Science Degree in International Economics.  Her thesis focused on international cross-border alliances in the global economy.  She als...
Senior Fellow, Institute of International Affairs (IAI), Rome
Nicola Casarini is currently Senior Fellow for Asia at the Institute of International Affairs (IAI) in Rome. Prior to this, he was a Public Policy Scholar at the Wilson Center; Senior Analyst at the EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris; Marie Curie Research Fellow and Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence.He has published works on EU foreign policy, Chinese fore...
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...
Senior Editorial Writer, Helsingin Sanomat, Helsinki
Lecturer in Modern History, University of Zurich
Member, Public Finance Council, Portugal; Visiting professor, Central European University
George Kopits is a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, where his primary research interest is the Euro debt crisis. He is also a member of Portugal’s Public Finance Council and visiting professor at the Central European University. In 2012-13, he chaired the OECD Reference Group on Independent Fiscal Institutions and participated in Peru’s Commission...
Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Maryland, College Park
Piotr H. Kosicki is Assistant Professor of History at the University of Maryland in College Park. He specializes in the transnational history of 20th-century Europe, focusing particularly on religion, politics, and the history of ideas. Other topics of research interest include the thought and politics of John Paul II, the Catholic Church’s place in the global Cold War, European historical m...

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