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Visiting and Affiliated Scholars

2024-25 Regional and International Affiliates

Ph.D., Lecturer in History

Jomarie Alano has taught at several area colleges, including Colgate University and Wells College and she has also taught History FWS 1335: Fascisms and History 3662: Women, War, and Peace in Europe, 1900-1950 at Cornell. Jomarie received her A.B.

PhD Student, Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Tamás Bartucz is a PhD student at the Institute of Aquaculture and Environmental Sefety in Hungary. His research interests include alternative protein sources in fish nutrition.

Associate Professor, Public University of Navarra

Sergio García Magariño holds a PhD in sociology with an international mention and is a specialist in education and social development.

PhD, Regional Affiliate Scholar

Jennifer Germann has published widely on art and material culture and women, gender, and race in the eighteenth century.

Professor of History, Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Matt Kadane is the author of The Enlightenment and Original Sin (Chicago, 2024), The Watchful Clothier (Yale, 2013), and articles and essays that have appeared in The American Historical ReviewPast and Present, and other journals

Associate Professor, University of Sarajevo

Larisa Kasumagić- Kafedžić, a 2003-04 Cornell University Humphrey Fellow Alumni spent the 2022-23 academic year at Cornell as a Fulbright Visiting Fellow, where she focused on teaching a course on Global Citizenship Education and worked on her research project Teachers as Agents

Professor of Political Science at Hobart and William Smith Colleges

David Ost is the author of Solidarity and the Politics of Anti-Politics: Reform and Opposition in Poland Since 1968 and coeditor of Workers after Workers' States: Labor and Politics in Postcommunist Eastern Europe.

Assistant Professor, Wells College

Leslie Rogne Schumacher is a scholar of Europe and the Middle East. He currently holds positions at Cornell University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the Foreign Policy Research Institute. Additionally, Dr.

Associate Professor of Playwriting, Department of Theatre Studies, Ithaca College

Saviana Stanescu is a Romanian-born poet and writer, and an award-winning playwright and ARTivist based in NY.

Recent Past Visiting Scholars

Oscar Mazzoleni

Oscar Mazzoleni 2022

Professor of Social and Political Sciences at Lausanne University. His main research interests are nationalism, regionalism, party politics, and populism, focusing on an adaptive and multifaceted perspective that addresses changing realities across Europe and the U.S.

Dmitry Bykov in Ithaca, March 2022. Photo: Jon Miller

Dmitry Bykov 2022-2023 

Russian dissident Dmitry Bykov is an Open Society University Network fellow and visiting critic based in the Einaudi Center’s Institute for European Studies (IES). One of Russia’s best-known public intellectuals, he is a novelist, poet, critic, satirist, and university professor.

Melik Karagöz

Melik Karagöz 2022-2023

Melik is a PhD candidate at Istanbul University in the Political Science program. His research focuses on comparative politics, and in particular populism in Turkey and in global perspective. At Cornell, he is mentored by Prof. Kenneth Roberts (Government) and Prof. Mabel Berezin (IES and Sociology).

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Simon Parker 2023

Simon Parker works in the fields of urban studies and urban theory, socio-spatial informatics, the politics of asylum and immigration; and comparative European politics (with particular reference to Italy). He is the author of Cities, Politics and Power (Routledge 2010) and Urban Theory and the Urban Experience: Encountering the City (Routledge, 2004; second edition 2015) as well as co-editor of The New Italian Republic (Routledge, 1996).

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Giulia Clarizia 2022

Ph.D. candidate in History of International Relations, Department of Political Science at Università degli Studi di Roma Tre. She worked with Professors Matthew Evangelista and Mabel Berezin on her dissertation project focused on the relations between Italian antifascists, American secret services, and Italo-American activists from World War II to the Early Cold War, using a mixed methodology of historical research and Social Network Analysis.

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Tamas Dezso Ziegler 2022

Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Faculty of Social Sciences of Eötvös Loránd University. His major is in EU law and European studies (including the interdisciplinary analysis of public policies and political aspects of legislation), international business law and private international law. Read more about Tamas.

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Anna Unger 2022

Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Eötvös Loránd University. Her main research interests are democracy as a theory and a method, with a special focus on direct democracy, the politics of elections, and American politics. As an expert of democracy and elections, she is a regular guest of public events organized by NGOs and think tanks, and of the media.

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Manuela Caiani 2022

Associate Professor of Political Science, Scuola Normale Superiore in Florence, Italy. Her research interests focus on: Europeanization and social movements, right wing extremism in Europe and the USA, political mobilization and the Internet, qualitative methods of social research and political violence & terrorism. Read more about Manuela.

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Daniel Krähmer 2023-2024

Daniel is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich. His dissertation project focuses on the reproducibility and robustness of observational social science research. Other research interests include open science, computational social science, and data visualization. While at Cornell, Krähmer worked with Professor Cristobal Young on multiverse analysis to assess the credibility and boundary conditions of social research findings.

Past Luigi Einaudi Chairs for European and International Studies

Marina Cervera Alonso de Medina 2019-2020, Ebru Öztürk 2018-2019, Paolo Graziano 2018-2019, Ozgur Cicek 2017-2018, Tiziana Caponio 2016-2017, Łukasz Pawłowski 2016-2017, Amara Lakhous 2014-2015, Stefano Sacchi 2013-2014, Enzo Traverso 2011-2012, Paolo Silvestri 2010-2011, Dr. Joanna Krzeminska-Vamvaka 2010-2011, Cas Mudde 2010-2011

Past Scholars at Risk

Beginning in early 2016, in collaboration with the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs and the Einaudi Center, IES has worked closely with the International Institute of Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund (IIE-SRF) to provide sanctuary for scholars at risk of persecution in their home countries. For these scholars, Cornell offers the opportunity to continue their research and teaching in a welcoming, safe, and supportive scholarly community as they pursue a more permanent situation for themselves and their families.

Ozgur Cicek, Simten Coşar, Özlem Erkarslan, Azat Gundogan, Dilan Okcuoglu, Ebru Öztürk, Ceyhun Mahmudlu

Past Regional Visiting Fellows

Regional Visiting Fellows are faculty and staff members from colleges and universities in upstate New York that have a research or teaching interest in European Studies.

Maria DiFrancesco, Saviana Stanescu, Andrew Utterson, Delia Popescu, Matt Kadane, Juan Arroyo