Scholars

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,...
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...
Professor and Jean Monnet Chair ad personam, School of International Service, American University
Michelle Egan is Professor and Jean Monnet Chair Ad Personam in the School of International Service, American University. She is the author of the recently published book Single Markets : Economic Integration in Europe and the United States (Oxford, 2015) see http://www.american.edu/sis/spotlight.cfmand bit.ly/1GBavRlShe is past Chair of EUSA, the European Union Studies Association, the largest pr...
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...
Member, Public Finance Council, Portugal; Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University; 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 a member of Portugal’s Public Finance Council and is on the adjunct faculty of Georgetown and Central European University. In 2014-15, he was an advisor at the IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office. In 2012-13, he chaired the OECD R...
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....
Ellen and Dixon Long Professor of World Affairs, Case Western Reserve University
Kathryn Lavelle is the Ellen and Dixon Long Professor of World Affairs at Case Western Reserve University. Her research specializes in the politics of financial governance. The author of The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets (Oxford University Press, 2004); Legislating International Organizations: US Congress, the IMF, and the World Bank (Oxford University Press, 2011); and Money and...
Scientific Assistant, ETH Zurich.

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