Europe Experts

Investment Director, Solidium Oy
Senior Fellow, University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Senior Consultant, History Associates Incorporated
Professor, Department of Writing and Linguistics, Georgia Southern University
Professor of International Relations, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabancı University, Istanbul, Turkey
Bülent Aras is a Senior Scholar and Coordinator of the Conflict Resolution and Mediation stream at Istanbul Policy Center and Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sabancı University. He is also the academic advisor to H.E. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Davutoğlu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. As a leading expert on Turkish foreign policy, Middle Eastern politics,...
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission
Professor, School of Diplomacy and International Relations, Seton Hall University
Margarita M. Balmaceda (MA, PhD, Princeton) is Professor of Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University and research Associate at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute. Supported by, among others, three Fulbright grants and a Marie-Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship from the European Union, she has conducted extensive field research in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Moldova, a...
Ph.D. Candidate, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Mary Barton is a doctoral candidate in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia. Her research examines early terrorism and counter-terrorism from a transnational perspective.
Visiting Scholar, Duke University
Cristina Bejan is currently a Title VIII Supported Research Scholar at WWC, a Researcher at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and a Scholar at Duke University’s Center for European Studies. At WWC she is publishing her first book, titled The Icarus of Interwar Bucharest: the Criterion Association’s Descent into Fascism. At USHMM she documents Vichy-run labor camps in West and...
Associate Professor of Anthropology, George Mason University
Professor Bickford received his Ph.D. in Anthropology from Rutgers University in 2002. From 2002-2004, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health. His research focuses on war, militarization, the state, identity, memory, health, and technology in Germany and the United States. Dr. Bickford is the author of Fallen Elites: The Military Other in Po...