Senior Fellow

Amedeo Arena

Full Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Naples “Federico II”
Amedeo Arena is Full Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Naples “Federico II” (est. 1224), where he teaches European Union Law and EU Law in Action. He also serves as Faculty Delegate for International Cooperation and as Academic Coordinator of the...

Michael Baum

Professor of Political Science, Catholic University of Portugal

Michael Baum is an Invited Professor of Political Science at ISCTE-IUL in Lisbon. Previously, he was Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (UMD). While on extended leave from UMD and at the invitation of the US Embassy in Portugal, from 2014-19 he served as a member of the Executive Board of the private non-profit Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), a major funding agency in Portugal. Among other projects he managed at the Foundation, Baum created the Study in Portugal Network (SiPN), a multi-university consortium of Portuguese...

Matt Beech

Director of the Centre for British Politics / Reader in Politics, University of Hull

Matt Beech is Reader in Politics and Director of the Centre for British Politics (@CBPhull) where he currently leads four projects: with Dr Simon Lee (Hull) - Conservative Governments in the Age of Brexit (Palgrave Macmillan); with Dr Kevin Hickson (Liverpool) - The Idea of the Good Society: Essays in Honour of Raymond Plant (Oxford University Press); with Professor Mark Bevir (Berkeley) - Interpreting UK Legislatures (Journal of Legislative Studies); and with Professor Anthony G. Reddie (Oxford) - Can we transcend the Culture Wars?. He is a political scientist and historian who teaches...

Timothy Scott Brown

Professor of History, Northeastern University

Timothy Scott Brown is Professor of History at Northeastern University. He is a Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies for 2016-17, and a Berlin Prize Fellow of the American Academy in Berlin (Fall 2016). He is currently working on a new monograph entitled The Greening of Cold War Germany: Environmentalism and Social Movements across the Wall and Beyond, 1968-1989. The book examines the rise of environmental social movements in the two halves of divided Germany from the upheaval of 1968 through the fall of the Berlin Wall and its aftermath. Situating the development of...

Beverly Crawford

Professor Emerita of Political Science, UC Berkeley

Beverly Crawford Ames is Professor Emerita of Political Science and Political Economy at the University of California, Berkeley and the former Director and current Honorary Chair of Berkeley’s Center for German and European Studies. She also served as the Co-Director of the UC European Union Center of Excellence and Associate Director of the Institute of European Studies. She was named a Fellow of the Turkish National Science Foundation (2015) and Senior Fellow of the Hertie School of Governance (2016). She is currently working on a monograph with the working title: "No Risk, No Life...

Christina Gerhardt

Barron Professor of the Environment and the Humanities, Princeton University

Christina Gerhardt is Barron Professor of the Environment and the Humanities at Princeton University, Fellow at the Rachel Carson Center at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich and Associate Professor at the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa.

Her research focuses on the Environmental Humanities. She is the author of Atlas of Islands in a Rising Ocean (University of California Press, 2023) and the editor of Climate Change, Hawaii and the Pacific (under review). She is Editor-in-Chief of ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, the...

Christopher R. Jackson

Instructor, De Anza College

Chris Jackson is an instructor at De Anza College in Cupertino, CA and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley. Previously he has taught at UC Davis, UC Berkeley, and San Francisco State University. He was raised in California, and received his Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California at Berkeley. He received his Master’s and PhD in history from Harvard University, with a dissertation directed by Charles Maier entitled “Industrial Labor between Revolution and Repression: Labor Law and Society in Germany, 1918-1945.” He has received...

David Clay Large

Professor, Fromm Institute, University of San Francisco

David Clay Large is currently a professor at the Fromm Institute, University of San Francisco, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies, UC Berkeley. Previously he taught at Berkeley, Smith College, Montana State University, and Yale University, where he was also Dean of Pierson College.

A specialist on the history of Modern Europe, especially Germany and Austria, Large has published widely in that field. Among his major book publications are The Politics of Law and Order: A History of the Bavarian Einwohnerwehr (1980); Wagnerism in European Culture and...

Allan Little

Journalist / BBC Correspondent

Allan Little was born in South West Scotland and studied Politics and Modern History at the University of Edinburgh (MA, 1982). He joined the BBC in 1983 and has been an on-air correspondent since 1985, specialising in foreign affairs since 1989. He reported the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe in 1989. He covered the first Gulf War from the Iraqi capital Baghdad in 1990 and 1991. He then spent four years, from 1991-1995 reporting the breakup of Yugoslavia, where he co-authoroed (with Laura Silber) a book on the conflict (Death of Yugoslavia, Penguin, 1995).

In 1995 he...

Albert Manke

Senior Researcher, University of Göttingen

Dr. Albert Manke (he/his) is a Senior Researcher at the University of Göttingen (Germany) and currently a member of the research group “Internalizing Borders: The Social and Normative Consequences of the European Border Regime.” His professional interests follow a globally entangled perspective on the histories of mobility and resistance in Europe, the Americas, and Asia. His areas of expertise include Latin American Studies, New Cold War History and Migration Studies with a special focus on power asymmetries, exclusion, racism, and agency.

Albert Manke studied philology, philosophy...