Hans Maarse- University of Maastricht

Professor Hans Maarse has a full chair in Health Care Policy Analysis in the Faculty of Health Sciences of theUniversity ofMaastricht. His main fields of interest are health care finance, the institutional structure of health care policymaking, the international comparative analysis of health care systems and the impact of the European Union on national health (care) policies. Recently, he directed a study on the possibilities and effects of market competition in Dutch health care. He has published studies about the impact of market competition in health care and about political decision-making on the package of health services (benefits) in public health insurance arrangements in Europe.

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Tatyana MalyarenkoTatyana Malyarenko – Donetsk State Management University

Tatyana Malyarenko is a professor in public administration at Donetsk State University. She previously studied at the National University of Economics and Trade and Donetsk National Technical University. She has published work on competing self-determination movements in Crimea.

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Michael Mann – University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Michael Mann is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He is the author of The Sources of Social Power (Cambridge University Press, Vol I, 1986; Vol II, 1993; Vol III, 2012; Vol IV, 2013), Fascists (Cambridge University Press, 2004), and The Dark Side of Democracy: Explaining Ethnic Cleansing(Cambridge University Press, 2005).

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Luke March – University of Edinburgh

Luke March is Senior Lecturer in Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics, and Deputy Director of the Princess Dashkova Russia Centre in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh. His publications include Radical Left Parties in Europe(Routledge, 2011), and The Communist Party in Post-Soviet Russia (Manchester University Press, 2002).

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Georgios MarkopouliotisHead of European Commission Representation in Cyprus

In March 2012, Georgios Markopouliotis was appointed as Head of the European Commission’s Representation office in Cyprus. His career in the European Commission began in 1987, and since then he worked on EU Structural Policies, Economic and Monetary Union, Agriculture and Fisheries, Transport, Parliamentary Affairs, Research and Budget and Regional Policy. Between 2001 and 2006, he was the Head of the European Commission’s Representation Office in Athens, Greece, which covered the Greek Presidency of the EU in the first part of 2003.

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Philippe Marlière 80x108Philippe Marlière – University College London

Philippe Marlière is Professor of French and European Politics at University College London. His research focuses on Social Democracy in Europe, the Parti Socialiste in France and the French Left. He has recently co-authored a book on the radical Left in Europe (La Gauche Radicale en Europe, Editions du Croquant, 2013), and he is currently writing a book on the Left Front in France to be published by Palgrave-Macmillan.

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Gül Aldıkaçtı Marshall – University of Louisville

Dr Gül Aldıkaçtı Marshall is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at University of Louisville.  Her research interests are in the areas of gender, politics, social movements, and mass media.  She has written numerous articles on women’s movements and women’s rights in Turkey.  Her current line of research highlights the significance of transnational feminist activism in influencing gender policies both at national and supranational levels.  She is the author of a forthcoming book on the ways in which the grass-roots women’s organizations as well as the Turkish state and the EU are engaged in shaping gender policies in Turkey.

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Lucia Marta – Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique

Lucia Marta is a Research Fellow at the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique (Foundation for Strategic Research), an independent think tank based in Paris. Her main research interests include European Space Policy and programmes, with a particular focus on space activities for security and defence.

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Wilfried Martens – European People’s Party

Wilfried Martensco-founded the European People’s Party (EPP) in 1976 and has been EPP President since 1992. The EPP is the largest and most influential European-level political party of the centre-right, which currently includes 74 member-parties from 40 countries, the Presidents of the European Commission and the European Council, 15 EU and 7 non-EU heads of state and government, 13 members of the European Commission and the largest Group in the European Parliament. Martens was the Prime Minister of Belgium from 1979 to 1992.

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Javier Martin-Peña – University of Zaragoza

Javier Martin-Peña has a doctorate in Psychology, and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Work at the University of Zaragoza. He has previously worked at the Faculties of Psychology and Law in the University of Barcelona. He is a member of the “INVICTUS Research Group”, at the University of Barcelona. His research interests principally include terrorist violence, psychological violence, harassment, victims of terrorism, and psychosocial effects, among others. His PhD consisted of a qualitative research study on violence and terrorist threats perpetrated by ETA over victims and threatened people in the Basque Country. He was Visiting Scholar at the International Victimology Institute Tilburg (INTERVICT) in The Netherlands, and at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, (City University of New York), USA. Recent articles have appeared in Peace & Conflict, the Spanish Journal of Psychology, Revista de Psicologia Social, Psicothema, and Work & Stress.

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Edyta Materka – LSE Geography & Environment Department

Edyta Materka is writing her doctoral dissertation on the history of worker-peasant subsistence strategies in northern Poland at the LSE’s Geography & Environment Department. She is a 2011-2012 Dissertation Fellow in East European Studies at the American Council of Learned Societies in New York City.

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Kent Matthews – Cardiff University

Kent Matthews is a graduate of the LSE and the Sir Julian Hodge Professor of Banking at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University. His research is in the area of bank deregulation, banking performance and competition in emerging economies.

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Owen Matthews – Deloitte LLP

Owen Matthews is a graduate of LSE and is a former City Solicitor now working in restructuring services at Deloitte LLP.

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Paola MatteiSt Antony’s College, Oxford

Paola Mattei is a University Lecturer in Comparative Social Policy and Fellow of the European Studies Centre, St Antony’s College. She has published her research on European health care and education policies in Public Administration, Western European Politics and the Journal of Legislative Politics.  Her research interests include European social policy, comparative welfare reforms, the politics of health care reforms, education policies and educational inequalities in the UK, Franceand Germany. Dr Mattei is the author of the monograph Restructuring Welfare Organizations in Europe: From Democracy to Good Management? (2009).

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J Clive-Matthews – Nosemonkey’s EUtopia

James Clive-Matthews has been blogging on European issues for more than nine years. He is a writer, editor and online content consultant currently working for Microsoft as Managing Editor of the MSN International Editorial Solutions team. He has been a researcher for a member of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee at the UK’s House of Commons, and has worked at the European Commission in Brussels. In 2010 he was awarded the European Parliament Prize for Journalism, and in 2010 he was named Winner in the Internet category of the European Parliament Prize for Journalism.

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Jocelyn Mawdsley – Newcastle University

Jocelyn Mawdsley is a Lecture in EU and European Politics in the School of Geography, Politics and Sociology at Newcastle University. Her research interests include European Security and Defence Policy (especially issues surrounding legitimacy), the arms trade and disarmament, IPE of security, and French and German security policy.

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Christina May – Georg-August-Universitaet Goettingen

Christina May is a Researcher at the Institute of Sociology of Georg-August-University Göttingen. Her research interests include social policy, social theory, historical sociology, and methods of comparative research. She is currently working on a project about social scientists’ discourses on the social question around 1900 in Europe and the US. She was a Harvard Kennedy Fellow at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies from 2010-2011.

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Nonna Mayer 80x108Nonna Mayer – Sciences Po

Nonna Mayer is Research Director at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) and a professor of Political Science at the Centre d’études européennes, Sciences Po.

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Thomas Mayer – Goethe University/Deutsche Bank

Dr Thomas Mayer is Senior Fellow at the Center of Financial Studies at Goethe University Frankfurt and Senior Advisor to Deutsche Bank’s management and key clients. From 2010 to 2012 he was Chief Economist of Deutsche Bank Group and Head of Deutsche Bank Research. He has previously held positions at Goldman Sachs and the International Monetary Fund.

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Erminia Mazzoni – Member of the European Parliament

Erminia Mazzoni is the Chairwoman of the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament. She is also a Member of the Committee on Regional Development and belongs to the European People’s Party (EPP). Prior to her election to the European Parliament, she held office in both National and Regional Assemblies. Mazzoni holds a degree in law and a degree in interpreting and translation.

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Mariana MazzucatoMariana Mazzucato – University of Sussex

Professor Mariana Mazzucato is an economist, and holds the RM Philips Chair in Science and Technology Policy at the University of Sussex (SPRU). Her research is funded by the Ford Foundation and the Insttute for New Economic Thinking. Her latest book, The Entrepreneurial State: debunking private vs. public sector myths, is out by Anthem Press on June 10, 2013. She tweets at @MazzucatoM

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Ian McAllister – Australian National University

Ian McAllister is Distinguished Professor of Political Science in the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University, Canberra. His most recent books include (with Bernadette C. Hayes) Conflict to Peace: Politics and Society in Northern Ireland Over Half a Century (Manchester University Press, 2013), The Australian Voter: 50 Years of Change (University of NSW Press, 2011), and Political Parties and Democratic Linkage (Cambridge University Press, 2011, coauthor).

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John MccormickJohn McCormickIndiana University, Indianapolis

John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor European Union Politics at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University in the USA. He has published widely on the politics and politics of the EU, comparative politics, British politics and environmental policy. His textbook Understanding the European Union (Palgrave Macmillan) will shortly be published in a sixth edition.

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Duncan McDonnell – European University Institute, Florence

Duncan McDonnell is Marie Curie Fellow in the Department of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute in Florence. He is the co-editor of Twenty-First Century Populism (Palgrave, 2008), the 2012 ‘Politica in Italia/Italian Politics’ yearbook and has recently published on the Lega Nord, Outsider Parties and Silvio Berlusconi’s personal parties. He is currently working with Daniele Albertazzi on a book entitled ‘Populists in Power’ which will be published by Routledge. He tweets at @duncanmcdonnell.

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Aidan McGarry – University of Brighton

Dr Aidan McGarry is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Brighton. His research focuses on the political participation and representation of minorities, particularly Roma, as well as social movements. His most recent book is ‘Who Speaks for Roma? Political Representation of a Transnational Minority Community’ (Continuum, 2012) and he has co-edited a book entitled ‘The Politics and Discourses of Migration in Europe’ (Palgrave, 2013)

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Kathleen R. McNamara – Georgetown University

Kathleen R. McNamara is an Associate Professor of Government and Foreign Service and Director of the Mortara Center for International Studies at Georgetown University. She is an expert on the politics of international economic relations, specializing in the European Union, the Euro and the European Central Bank. She is the author of “The Currency of Ideas: Monetary Politics in the European Union” (Cornell University Press, 1998), co-editor of “Making History: European Integration and Institution Change at Fifty” (Oxford University Press, 2007) and has published numerous essays on globalization, economic institutions, and the role of norms and culture in policymaking. Her current book project, entitled “Imagining Europe” investigates the social construction of political authority in the European Union, through the use of culture, symbols and practice.

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Michael McTernan – Policy Network

Michael is editor and senior researcher at Policy Network. He leads on Policy Network publications and coordinates the “Amsterdam Process” research programme on the future of European social democracy. His research interests include centre-left party politics inEurope, the future of social democracy and international relations.

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Vanja Medugorac 80x108Vanja Medugorac – Ivo Pilar Institute 

Vanja Međugorac is a research assistant at the Ivo Pilar Institute for Social Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia and PhD student at the University of Zagreb.He is asistent on project Social attitudes and intergroup relationship in Croatian society’ (2007-) funded by the Croatian Ministry of Science and member of the Croatian team in the EU-research project MYPLACE (“Memory, Youth, Political Legacy and Civic Engagement”). His interests range over a wide area of social psychology with particular focus on environmental issues.

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James Melton – University College London

James Melton is Lecturer in Comparative Politics in the Department of Political Science at University College London.

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Anirudh Menon 80x108Anirudh Menon – Gateway House

Anirudh Menon is a Researcher in the Africa Studies Programme at Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations. He completed his Masters degree in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Prior to Gateway House, Anirudh worked as an Associate with the Indian School of Business and interned with the Global Transaction Services in Citibank, London.

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Christoph Meyer – King’s College London

Christoph Meyer is Professor of European and International Politics at King’s College London. He has written widely on European integration and politics, including books on EU Economic Government, European security and the prospects for the emergence of a European public sphere.

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Stefano Micossi – Assonime

Stefano Micossi is Director General of Assonime, Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges, Member of the Board of Directors of CEPS and Chairman of the Board of CIR Group.


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Michael Miebach

Michael Miebach is a political scientist and senior editor of the Berliner Republik, a leading German political journal.

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Costas Milas – University of Liverpool

Costas Milas is Professor of Finance at the University of Liverpool’s Management School. He is an expert on Monetary Policy issues (such as interest rate setting behaviour) related to the UK, US and Eurozone economies, respectively. He is also an expert on debt policies pursued by the Eurozone peripheral economies (Greece, Italy, Ireland, Spain and Portugal).

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Emin Milli

Emin Milli is an Azerbaijani blogger and dissident. He was sentenced to two-and-a-half years of prison for hooliganism in 2009, “a charge laughable to anyone who knows him”. Prior to his imprisonment, he worked for the International Republican Institute, the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation and the Council of Europe. He is writing now his Masters thesis, “New Media and Arab Revolutions” at SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies) in London.

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Simona Milio – LSE Social and Cohesion Policy Unit

Dr Simona Milio is Associate Director of the Social and Cohesion Policy Unit at LSE where she conducts research on Cohesion Policy for both the European Commission, National and regional governments. She has successfully published on this topic in highly regarded journals such as Regional Studies and West European Politics. Her recent monograph (From policy to implementation in the European Union: the challenge of Multilevel Governance system, September 2010 by I.B.Tauris), explores potential reasons for deficiencies in policy implementation across the EU, using a wide range of Member State case studies.

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Marko Milosavljević – University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Marko Milosavljević, Ph.D., is from the Department of Journalism at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He works at the Department of Journalism since 1996. Milosavljević was a chairman of the Expert commission for Pluralisation of Media at Slovenian Ministry of Culture and a chairman of Expert commission for radio and television programmes at Slovenian Ministry of Culture. His research of media and journalism in Slovenia and post-socialist countries was published in books and scientific journals in Germany, France, United Kingdom, United States, Bulgaria, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia and Netherlands, in German, French, Croatian, Bulgarian and English language.

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Patrick Minford – Cardiff Business School

Patrick Minford CBE has been Professor of Applied Economics at the Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University since 1997. He has held economic positions in the Ministry of Finance, Malawi; Directors’ staff, Courtaulds Limited; H M Treasury; H M Treasury’s Delegation to Washington, DC; Manchester University; The National Institute for Economic and Social Research. He was a member of Monopolies and Mergers Commission 1990-96 and one of the HM Treasury’s Panel of Forecasters (‘Six Wise Men’) 1993-1996. He is author of many books and articles on exchange rates, unemployment, housing and macroeconomics.

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Thomas Mirow – President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Thomas Mirow is the fifth president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Mr Mirow has worked as the Assistant and then as Chef de cabinet to former German Chancellor Willy Brandt, then Chairman of Germany’s Social Democratic party, and served as Director of the Press Office of the city-state of Hamburg, Mr Mirow held several senior positions within the Hamburg administration between 1991 and 2001, including state minister for economics. He also held several senior management and advisory positions in the private sector. More recently, Mr Mirow was Director General for Economic Policy in the Federal Chancellery in 2005 and appointed State Secretary at the Federal Finance Ministry in November 2005.

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Philipa Mladovsky 80x108Philipa Mladovsky – European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies/LSE Health

Philipa Mladovsky is a Research Fellow in Health Policy, LSE Health and the European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies and Deputy Editor of Globalization and Health. Her research interests include health care financing, equity in access to health care, migrant health, human resources for health and the impact of the financial crisis on health systems.

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Daniel Möckli – Center for Security Studies, ETH Zurich

Daniel Möckli is a Senior Researcher at the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETZ Zurich. He is the editor of both Strategic Trends and the policy brief series CSS Analysis in Security Policy and heads the Strategic Trends Analysis team. Möckli’s fields of research concern Western strategies towards the Middle East, European foreign and security policy, and Swiss foreign and security policy.

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TMTariq Modood – University of Bristol

Tariq Modood is Director of the University of Bristol Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship. His recent publications include Multiculturalism: A Civic Idea, 2nd ed (2013); and as co-editor, Secularism, Religion and Multicultural Citizenship, (2009), Global Migration, Ethnicity and Britishness (2011) and European Multiculturalisms (2012). His website is tariqmodood.com.

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Richard Mole – University College London

Richard Mole is a Senior Lecturer in Political Sociology at the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES). His research focuses on the relationship between identity and power, with particular reference to political legitimacy,  social citizenship,  gender and sexuality.

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Vassilis MonastiriotisLSE European Institute

Vassilis Monastiriotis is a Senior Lecturer in the Political Economy of South Eastern Europe at the LSE’s European Institute. His main research interests are on regional labour markets; regional and local socio-economic disparities; labour market flexibility and labour relations; regional development; and education, skills, and economic growth. He is a Research Affiliate at the ESRC Spatial Economics Research Centre and at the Hellenic Observatory and Senior Researcher at the LSE Research Unit on South Eastern Europe.

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Andrea Monticini – Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Andrea Monticini is Senior Lecturer in Economics at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Italy. He has a PhD in econometrics from the University of Exeter (UK). His main research interests lie in time series analyses, applied macroeconomics and political economy.

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Javier MoralesJavier Morales Universidad Europea, Madrid

Javier Morales is a Lecturer in International Relations at Universidad Europea (Madrid), researching international security and Russia’s foreign policy. He is a co-editor of the Eurasianet.es blog and collaborates with the foreign policy observatory at Fundación Alternativas. He tweets @jmoraleshdez

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Luis Moreno – Instituto de Políticas y Bienes públicos (CSIC)
Luis Moreno is Research Professor at the Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP) within the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). In 1986, he was awarded his PhD by the University of Edinburgh with the thesis, Decentralisation in Britain and Spain the cases of Scotland and Catalonia. His books include: The Territorial Politics of Welfare (Routledge, 2009), Diversity and Unity in Federal Systems (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2010),Nationalism and Democracy (Routledge, 2010), and Europa sin Estados (Catarata, 2014).

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Janice Morphet 80x108Janice Morphet – University College London

Janice Morphet is a Visiting Professor in at the Bartlett School of Planning, UCL and consultant. She has extensive experience at all scales of governance and was formerly a local authority Chief Executive, Central Government senior adviser on local government, local authority association adviser on EU environmental policy and head of a planning school. Janice has written extensively about local government, planning and the EU.

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Corrado MorriconeCorrado MorriconeDurham University

Corrado Morricone is a PhD student in the Department of Philosophy at Durham University. He is currently working on the political philosophy and democratic theory of John Stuart Mill. He is also focusing on utilitarianism, conservatism and 19th century French political thought (e.g. Tocqueville, Guizot, Comte) and their influence on Mill’s philosophy.

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Marley Morris – Counterpoint

Marley Morris is a researcher at Counterpoint on the Recapturing Europe’s Reluctant Radicals project. He has a combined Masters in Maths and Philosophy from the University of Oxford. Prior to his work at Counterpoint Marley was at the Violence and Extremism programme at Demos where he co-authored the report ‘The New Face of Digital Populism’. He has written on populism, social unrest and immigration for a number of blogs, including OpenDemocracy and Liberal Conspiracy.

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Ilaria Mosca – Erasmus University Rotterdam

Ilaria Mosca is Assistant Professor at the Institute of Health Policy and Management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. She has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Lugano, Switzerland, for her thesis on “Health care expenditure and decentralization: A national and international empirical analysis for OECD countries”.

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Kyriakos Moumoutzis – LSE European Institute

Kyriakos Moumoutzis is a Fellow in EU Politics at the LSE European Institute. His research interests include Europeanisation, integration theory, Greek foreign policy, EU foreign policy.

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Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol – University of Glasgow

Emmanuel Mourlon-Druol is Research Associate in the Department of Economic and Social History, University of Glasgow, and Associate in the Transatlantic Programme of the IDEAS Centre, London School of Economics. He is working for the ESRC-funded project led by Professor Catherine Schenk on the development of financial regulation and supervision, 1961-1982 (www.bank-reg.co.uk). He is the author of A Europe Made of Money: the Emergence of the European Monetary System (Cornell University Press, 2012), and of several articles and book chapters on the emergence of the European Council and the G7.

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Cas Mudde – University of Georgia

Cas Mudde is teaches in the Department of International Affairs of the University of Georgia (USA). He has published widely on topics such as political extremism, democratization in Eastern Europe, civil society, and Euroskepticism. He is the author of Populist Radical Right Parties in Europe (Cambridge University Press, 2007).

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Dennis C. Mueller –  University of Vienna

Dennis C. Mueller is a Professor of Economics, at the University of Vienna. His research interests include industrial economics, public choice, and constitutional political economy.

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Manuel Muniz – University of Oxford

Manuel Muniz is a lawyer and DPhil student in International Relations at Oxford. He also holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University (@Manutemuniz)

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Jo Murkens – LSE Law

Jo Murkens is Senior Lecturer in Law at the LSE. Dr Murkens was previously a researcher at the Constitution Unit, UCL, where he led the research on the legal, political and economic conditions and consequences of Scottish independence. Jo has taught at University College, King’s College, and Queen Mary College (all in London), and was called to the Bar in 2006.

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Rainbow Murray – Queen Mary, University of London

Rainbow Murray is a Reader in Politics at Queen Mary, University of London, and a visiting research fellow at CEVIPOF (Sciences Po, Paris).  Her research interests lie in political representation, gender and politics, candidate selection, French and comparative politics, political parties and elections. She is the author of Parties, Gender Quotas and Candidate Selection in France (Palgrave, 2010) and the editor of Cracking the Highest Glass Ceiling: A Global Comparison of Women’s Campaigns for Executive Office (Praeger, 2010).

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Federica Mustilli – Centre for European Policy Studies

Federica Mustilli is Research Assistant at the Centre for European Policy Studies. 

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_Richard NadeauUniversity of Montreal

Richard Nadeau is Professor of Political Science at the University of Montreal, Canada. His interests are voting behaviour, public opinion, political communication and quantitative methodology. The former chief advisor to Prime Minister of Quebec has authored or co-authored over 120 articles, chapters and books including Unsteady State and The Anatomy of a Liberal Victory.

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Kyriaki Nanou 80x108Kyriaki Nanou – University of Oxford

Dr Kyriaki Nanou is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Anglo-German Fellowship Programme at the Department of Politics and International Relations, at the University of Oxford. She previously held a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence and a Fellowship in European Politics in the Department of Government at the LSE.

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Vicente Navarro – Pompeu Fabra University / Johns Hopkins University

Vicente Navarro is a Professor of Public Policy at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain and also a Professor of Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, in the United States. He has written extensively on the Spanish economy, the welfare state, and the eurozone crisis. In 2002 he was awarded the Anagrama prize.

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Maria-Antoaneta NeagUniversity of Bucharest

Maria-Antoaneta Neag is a Brussels based researcher and PhD candidate at the University of Bucharest. Currently working in the area of civil liberties and home affairs within the European Parliament, Maria’s work relates directly to EU policy-making on issues such as migration and asylum, visa facilitation and liberalization schemes, data protection, EU internal security strategy and Roma inclusion. She also contributes to www.balkanalysis.com and History and Civilization magazine in Romania.

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Petr NečasPrime Minister of the Czech Republic

Petr Nečas was sworn in as Prime Minister of the Czech Republic by the President in July 2010, after the Czech general election in 2010, and won a vote of confidence for his government from Parliament in August 2010. He leads the Civic Democratic Party (ODS). Prior to becoming the Prime Minister, Petr Nečas served as a Minister of Labor and Social Affairs and a Deputy Prime Minister in 2006-9, and as the First Deputy Minister of Defense in 1995-6.

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Eric Neumayer  LSE Geography and Environment
Eric Neumayer is Professor of Environment and Development in the Department of Geography and Environment at LSE. He joined the department in 1998, having been an academic assistant at the Centre for Law and Economics at the University of Saarbrücken, Germany.

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Seamus NevinSeamus Nevin – Policy Network

Seamus Nevin is commissioning editor at Policy Network. His research interests include social democracy and European economic governance.

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James NewellJames L. Newell – University of Salford

James L. Newell is Professor of Politics in the School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences at the University of Salford. He recently edited a special issue of the Italian journal Polis on Politics, citizens’ engagement and the state of democracy in Italy and UK with Arianna Giovannini. He is Treasurer of the PSA’s Italian Politics Specialist Group.

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Olena Nikolayenko 80x108Olena Nikolayenko – Fordham University, USA

Olena Nikolayenko is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Fordham University, USA. Her research interests include comparative democratization, social movements, public opinion, and youth, with the regional focus on Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. She published articles in Canadian Journal of Political ScienceComparative PoliticsInternational Political Science ReviewYouth and Society,and other journals. Her current research focuses on non-violent youth movements in the post-communist region.

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Carmine Di Noia – Assonime

Carmine Di Noia is Deputy Director General and Head of Capital Markets and Listed Companies at Assonime.

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Jens Nordvig 

Jens Nordvig is Head of Fixed Income Research, Americas and Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy at the global investment bank Nomura. He has been ranked #1 in FX for two consecutive years (2011 and 2012) by Institutional Investor. Together with co-author Nick Firoozye, his submission was part of the short-list of five finalists for theWolfson economics prize in 2012.

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Jorge Núñez Ferrer – Centre for European Policy Studies

Jorge Núñez Ferrer is an Associate Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies. He is a former graduate from the London School of Economics and holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics from Imperial College London. He has written extensively on the EU budget, national budgets, and agricultural spending.

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conorodwyerConor O’Dwyer – University of Florida

Conor O’Dwyer (codwyer@ufl.edu) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Florida.

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_Asako Ohinata 80x108Asako Ohinata – Tilburg University

Asako Ohinata is a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Economics, Tilburg University. Her research interests include health economics and labor economics. Her current research is on fertility/infertility and immigration. 

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Jose Javier Olivas 80x108Jose Javier Olivas – LSE Euro Crisis in the Press

Jose Javier Olivas is an LSE Fellow. He holds a PhD in Government and other university degrees in Public Policy and Administration, Economics and Marketing. He has worked in the automotive industry and as consultant for European affairs. He is currently teaching at the LSE and collaborating with LSE Ideas’ Southern European Programme and preparing the publication of Iberian Military Politics: Civil-Military Relations during Dictatorship and Democratisation (2014, London: Palgrave Macmillan). Follow Jose on twitter @josejolivas or visit his personal website.

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Gorm Rye Olsen – Roskilde University

Gorm Rye Olsen is a Professor in the Department of Society and Globalisation at Roskilde University.

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William Oman – Roubini Global Economics

William Oman works for Roubini Global Economics in London, covering Western Europe. Previously, he worked on fiscal sustainability indicators at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, on energy policy at the California-based Breakthrough Institute, and as an economics research assistant at McGill University. His interests include macroeconomics and income dynamics, the political economy of economic development, and international finance.

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Elena Omel’chenko – National Research University – Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg

Elena Omel’chenko is Professor and Head of Department of Sociology, Higher School of Economics, St Petersburg, and Director of the Center for youth studies of SPb branch of Higher School of economics. Her research interests include youth (sub)cultures, youth violence, youth drug abuse, ethnic and religious identities, gender issues and sexualities, and migration.

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Özlem Onaran – University of Westminster

Özlem Onaran is Professor at the University of Greenwich. She is a member of the Coordinating Committee of the Research Network Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policies, a member of the Work and Employment Research Unit of the University of Greenwich, a research associate at the Political Economy Research Institute of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and a fellow of the Global Labour University. Her research areas include globalization, crisis, distribution, employment, investment, development, and gender. She has articles in books and journals such as Cambridge Journal of Economics, World Development, Public Choice, Economic Inquiry, European Journal of Industrial Relations, International Review of Applied Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Eastern European Economics, Capital and Class, Review of Political Economy.

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Luka Oreskovic – Harvard University
Luka Oreskovic is currently reading history and economics at Harvard University. He is a regular contributor to The Moscow Times, and co-founder of the Strategic Asset Stewardship Initiative, a program that deals with global privatization research and policy.

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Witold M.Orłowski – Warsaw University of Technology

Witold Orłowski is director of the Warsaw University of Technology Business School and the main economic adviser to PriceWaterhouseCoopers Poland. He was formerly economic advisor to the President of Poland, Mr. Aleksander Kwasniewski.

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Miguel Otero-Iglesias – ESSCA School of Management, France

Miguel Otero-Iglesias is an Assistant Professor in International Political Economy at ESSCA School of Management in Paris. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the LSE Centre for International Studies.

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Jan C van Ours 80x108Jan C. van Ours – Tilburg University

Jan van Ours is professor in Labour Economics at the Department of Economics, Tilburg University. He is also professorial fellow at the Department of Economics, University of Melbourne, and Fellow at CentER, CESifo, CEPR and IZA. His current research is on unemployment dynamics, effects of policy interventions in the labor market, unemployment benefits, immigrants and the labor market, illicit drugs.

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William Outhwaite – Newcastle University

William Outhwaite is Professor of Sociology at Newcastle University. His recent books include Social Theory and Postcommunism (Blackwell, 2005); European Society (Polity, 2008); and Habermas: a critical introduction (2nd edition, Polity, 2009).

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Soli Özel – Istanbul Kadir Has University

Soli Özel is a Professor of International Relations at Istanbul’s Kadir Has University. He is also a columnist for Haberturk daily and an adviser to the chairman of TUSIAD on foreign policy issues.

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Esra Ozyurek – London School of Economics
Dr Esra Ozyurek is Associate Professor in Contemporary Turkish Studies at LSE’s European Institute.

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