Oliver Daddow – University of Leicester

Oliver Daddow is a Reader in International Politics at the University of Leicester. His research interests include British foreign policy since 1945, discourses of Euroscepticism within the UK, and critical historiography. He is the author of New Labour and the European Union: Blair and Brown’s Logic of History (Manchester University Press, 2011).

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Regis DandoyRégis Dandoy

Régis Dandoy is a Belgian political scientist and currently Prometeo Researcher at the Department for Political Studies at the FLACSO (Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales – Ecuador). He is also Research associate at the University of Brussels (ULB – Belgium) and the University of Louvain (UCL – Belgium).

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Jon Danielsson – LSE Department of Finance

Jon Danielsson is a reader in finance at the LSE. His research interests include financial risk modelling, regulation of financial markets, models of extreme market movements, market liquidity, and financial crisis. He has published extensively in both academic and practitioner journals, and has presented his work in a number of universities, public institutions, and private firms.

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Zsolt Darvas – Bruegel

Zsolt Darvas is a Research Fellow at Bruegel. He is also Research Fellow at the Institute of Economics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Associate Professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Research Advisor of the Argenta Financial Research Group in Budapest. Before that, he worked at the research unit of the Central Bank of Hungary (1994-2005) where he served as Deputy Head. His research interests include macroeconomics, international economics, central banking and time series analysis.

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Dimitris DaskalopoulosFederation of Hellenic Enterprises

Dimitris Daskalopoulos is the chairman of the Federation of Hellenic Enterprises (SEV) and a business entrepreneur.  He is today the Chairman of DAMMA Holdings SA, a financial services and investment company. His full CV is here.

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Simon Davies

Simon Davies is founder of the watchdog group Privacy International. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Greenwich and the University of Essex, a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at George Washington University and for 14 years until 2011 was appointed to the London School of Economics, where he taught the MSc Masters course in “Privacy & Data Protection”. He is also co-director of the LSE’s Policy Engagement Network  and is currently a project director with the LSE.

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Joseph Daul – Chairman of the EPP Group of the European Parliament

Joseph Daul was elected to the European Parliament in 1999. Since 2002 he has been the Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development, and under his chairmanship, the committee contributed significantly to the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy in 2003.  He is also chairman of the European Parliamentary Association which has its seat in Strasbourg and which aims to help give parliamentary life a more convivial dimension, allowing Members of the European Parliament also to establish contacts in academic, economic and cultural circles.

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Pieter de WildePieter de Wilde – WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Pieter de Wilde is Senior Researcher at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in the Department of Global Governance. After studying political science at the University of Amsterdam, he conducted his PhD at ARENA, Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo on the politicization of European integration.

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Antoine Dechezleprêtre – LSE Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change

Antoine Dechezleprêtre joined the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment in October 2009 as a Post Doctoral Researcher. (a.dechezlepretre@lse.ac.uk)

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Susi Dennison – European Council on Foreign Relations

Susi Dennison is a Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. Her research interests include human rights and democracy promotion.

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_Pieterjan Desmet – University of Amsterdam

Pieterjan Desmet is a PhD candidate at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research. His research focuses on citizens’ evaluations of the democratic performance of the European Union. It is part of the ELECDEM project which takes a comprehensive approach to the study of electoral democracy.

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Patrick Diamond 80x108Patrick Diamond – Policy Network

Patrick Diamond is senior research fellow at Policy Network. He is also Gwilym Gibbon Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, a Research Fellow at Manchester University and a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Oxford. He is the former Head of Policy Planning in 10 Downing Street and Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister.

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Heribert Dieter – German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Heribert Dieter is a Senior Fellow in the Global Issues Research Unit at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) in Berlin. He is also an Associate Fellow of the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation of the World Economy at the University of Warwick.

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Hylke Dijkstra 80x108Hylke Dijkstra – University of Oxford

Dr Hylke Dijkstra is a Marie Curie fellow at the Department of Politics and International Relations of the University of Oxford. You can read his contribution to the ongoing House of Lords inquiry into the EEAS here. You can follow him on Twitter @DijkstraHylke.

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Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulos – Birkbeck College, University of London

Dionyssis G. Dimitrakopoulos is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Birkbeck College,University ofLondon. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and has held an individual Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship atOxford (Dept. of Politics & International Relations andNuffieldCollege) and the National Bank of Greece Senior Fellowship at the LSE’s Hellenic Observatory/European Institute. He has also worked as a stagiaire in the Secretariat General of the European Commission.

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Antoaneta Dimitrova 80x108Antoaneta Dimitrova – Leiden University

Dr. Antoaneta L. Dimitrova is Associate Professor at the Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University.

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Elias Dinas – University of Nottingham

Elias Dinas is a Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham. His main research interests are political socialisation, and the formation and crystallisation of political attitudes and partisan identities.

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Ondrej Ditrych 80x108Ondrej Ditrych- EUISS

Ondrej Ditrych is an Associate Fellow at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), where he deals with the Eastern Neighbourhood, and a Research Fellow at the Institute of International Relations in Prague.

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Anneliese Dodds – Aston University

Anneliese Dodds is a Lecturer in Public Policy at Aston University’s Sociology and Public Policy group. Previously she was based at King’s College London, where I was a Lecturer in Public Policy and Acting Director of the King’s NIHR Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre. She also directed the Risk Programme within the PSSQ Research Centre. Her research interests include comparative public policy, and risk and regulation.

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Laurent Donceel 80x108Laurent Donceel – g+europe

Laurent Donceel is an account director at g+europe, specialising in EU trade and development policy. He also advises in the areas of energy and consumer affairs. He has previously worked for the Directorate-General for External Trade in the European Commission. He has also held positions with the Belgian ministry of foreign affairs and UNICEF as well as student government and youth associations. He holds an MSc in International Political Economy from the LSE and a Master’s degree in European Studies from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL). You can follow him on twitter: @ldonceel

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justine_doody 80x108 2Justine Doody

Justine Doody is the English-language editor of China Analysis, a quarterly survey of current thinking in Chinese academic and policy circles, published by the European Council on Foreign Relations in cooperation with the Asia Centre in Paris. She is also an editor for EUCAM, the Europe-Central Asia Monitoring programme, coordinated by FRIDE and a writer for the Bertelsmann Stiftung’s SGI News.

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Jasper Doomen – Leiden University

Jasper Doomen is a lecturer in law at Leiden University and has previously been active in the same capacity at Utrecht University. He holds an M.A. in Philosophy (LeidenUniversity, 2003) and a J.D. (Utrecht University, 2005). His publications are mainly in the fields of philosophy and law.

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Pete Dorey – Cardiff University

Pete Dorey is Professor of British Politics at Cardiff University, and has written extensively on aspects of British Conservatism. Two of his most recent books on this topic are British Conservatism and Trade Unionism, 1945-64 (Ashgate, 2009) and British Conservatism: The Politics and Philosophy of Inequality(I.B. Tauris, 2011), the latter which was awarded the prize of ‘Best Book on Conservatism in 2011′ by the Political Studies Association’s specialist group on ‘Conservatives and Conservatism’. He is currently completing the second edition of his (2005) Policy Making in Britain book, and also writing, with Mark Garnett, a book on the Conservative-Liberal Democrat Coalition Government.

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Han DorussenHan Dorussen – University of Essex

Dr Han Dorussen is Professor of Government at the University of Essex. His research focus is on international relations, international and comparative political economy and applied game theory. Current research interests include the relationship between trade and conflict, the use of economic policies in international politics, peacekeeping operations and the governance of post-conflict societies, and policy convergence in the European Union.

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Sionaidh Douglas-Scott – University of Oxford

Sionaidh Douglas-Scott is Professor of European and Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford. Before coming to Oxford, she was Professor of Law at King’s College London. She works primarily within the field of EU Public Law and legal and social theory, specializing, in particular, in EU human rights law. She is the author of the monograph , ‘Constitutional Law of the EU’, (2nd edition, forthcoming 2013).  She has published widely on EU human rights law, including articles on freedom of expression (especially on hate speech), and on the importance of maintaining human rights in the face of EU and national fights against terrorism.

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John Doukas – Old Dominion University, Virginia

Dr. John Doukas is the founding and managing editor of European Financial Management (EFM), the leading journal in European finance. He is also the founder of the European Financial Management Association (EFMA). He is the William B. Spong Jr. Chair in Finance and Eminent Scholar at Old Dominion University, Virginia (United States). He is also an Associate of the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom). He earned his Ph.D. in Financial Economics at Stern School of Business, New York University.

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jennifer-dunham 80x108Jennifer Dunham – Freedom House

Jennifer Dunham is a senior research analyst for the annual Freedom of the Press and Freedom in the World reports at Freedom House, a U.S.-based independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom around the world.

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Andrew Duff MEPAlliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE)

Andrew Duff MEP is the spokesman of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE). He tweets @Andrew_Duff_MEP

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Professor Patrick Dunleavy – LSE Public Policy Group and LSE Government Department

Patrick Dunleavy is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he has worked since 1979. He was educated at Corpus Christi College and Nuffield College, Oxford, where he gained his D.Phil. He has authored and edited numerous books on political science theory, British politics and urban politics, as well as more than 50 articles in professional journals. His current research includes a seven country study of how central governments relate to the IT industry for the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council.

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Jelena Dzankic – European University Institute

Jelena Dzankic holds a PhD from the Faculty of Politics, Psychology and Social Sciences (PPSIS) at the University of Cambridge (New Hall College). Her academic interests fall within the fields of transition of SEE countries, Europeanization, politics of identity and citizenship. Prior to joining the European University Institute, Jelena was part of the CITSEE team at the University of Edinburgh. She has published several articles on the politics of the Balkan region, and since 2009 she has been the country expert on Montenegro at the European Union Democracy Observatory (EUDO) on Citizenship at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies.

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Ana Echagüe  – Fride

Ana Echagüe is a senior researcher at FRIDE. Prior to joining FRIDE, she was deputy director at the University of the Middle East Project,Madrid. She has also worked as a financial analyst at Lehman Brothers,London. Her research focuses on political reform in the Arab world, democratisation,Yemen,Saudi Arabia, and the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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Spyros Economides – LSE Hellenic Observatory

Dr Spyros Economides is Senior Lecturer in International Relations and European Politics in the European Institute at the London School of Economics, and is Acting Director of the Hellenic Observatory. He received the Robert Mackenzie Prize for his doctoral thesis on The International Implications of the Greek Civil War. His subsequent work has concentrated on the international affairs of Southeastern Europe and EU external relations.  His publications include: UN Interventionism: 1991-2004 (edited with Mats Berdal, 2007); and The Economic Factor in International Relations (with Peter Wilson, 2001). He is currently writing on the EU’s Balkan experience since 1991.

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Amani El SehraweyAmani El Sehrawey

Amani El Sehrawey recently completed her Master’s degree in European Public Policy at King’s College London. She also holds a BA (Hons) from Boston University in International Relations and Muslim Studies. Her Master’s dissertation research focused on British and French policies towards Muslim minority integration. Her research interests include immigration and integration policy, European governance, and Middle Eastern politics. She is currently conducting research on European foreign policy and the future of the Common Foreign Security Policy.

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Michael Emerson  Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)

Michael Emerson has since 1998 been Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels.  Since 1998, researching European foreign, security and neighbourhood policies. He was a Senior Research Fellow at the LSE in 1996-1998. He has numerous publications on EU integration, EU relations with the wider European neighbourhood and contemporary European conflict areas.

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Michelle Egan – American University

Michelle Egan is an Associate Professor at the School of International Service in the American University, Washington D.C and SIS Policy Scholar focusing on European political economy.

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Morten Egeberg 80x108Morten Egeberg – University of Oslo

Morten Egeberg is Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the Department of Political Science and ARENA – Centre for European Studies, at the University of Oslo.

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Andy Eggers 80x108Andy Eggers – LSE Government

Andy Eggers is a Lecturer in Political Science in the Government Department at the LSE, having joined the school in 2011. He received his PhD from Harvard University in 2010, after which he spent a year at Yale University as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Leitner Program in International and Comparative Political Economy.

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Martin Eiermann – The European

Martin Eiermann is Managing Editor at The European. Prior to joining the magazine, he studied history and political theory at Harvard University. He currently lives and works in London. Follow him on Twitter at @beingandthyme.

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Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood – LSE Management Department

Dr Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood is a Research Fellow at the LSE Department of Management. She holds wide experience in the telecommunications industry in the UK and the Netherlands, and has a technical and managerial background in the Internet and Telecoms business.

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Mark Esposito – Grenoble Graduate School of Business / Harvard University Extension

Mark EspositoMark Esposito is an Associate Professor of Business & Economics at Grenoble Graduate School of Business in France, an Instructor at Harvard Extension School, and a Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge-CPSL in the UK. He serves as Institutes Council Co-Leader, at the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program (MOC) at the Institute of Strategy and Competitiveness, at Harvard Business School. He is also the Founding Director of the Lab-Center for Competitiveness. His full profile can be found at www.mark-esposito.com and he tweets as @Exp_Mark

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Julien Etienne – LSE Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation

Dr Julien Etienne is British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the LSE Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation. His research interests include regulatory compliance, compliance theory, trust and control in regulatory encounters, self-reporting of bad news by regulatees to regulators, major accident hazards and organisational reliability.

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Jocelyn Evans – University of Salford

Jocelyn Evans is a Professor of Politics at the University of Salford. He is also an editor of Palgrave Macmillan’s’French Politics, Society and Culture’ monograph series. His research interests cover European politics and electoral behaviour with a particular focus on France. He also works on electoral forecasting, especially predicting third-party support. Currently, Evans is working on a book on the 2012 French elections together with Gilles Ivaldi and James Shields.

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Michelle Everson- Birkbeck College, University of London

Michelle Everson is Professor of European Law in the School of Law, Birkbeck and Assistant Dean for Programme Development. She has previously held posts as the Managing Editor of the European Law Journal at the European University Institute in Florence, as a lecturer in Law and Political Science at the University of Bremen and as a fellow at the Centre for European Legal Policy at the University of Bremen. Currently, Michelle Everson also sits on the editorial boards of Law and Critique and the Journal for Socio-Legal Studies. She is also Vice-Chair of the Academic Board for Social Sciences of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

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Theofanis Exadaktylos – LSE Hellenic Observatory

Dr. Theofanis Exadaktylos is Ministry of Finance Research Fellow at the LSE’s Hellenic Observatory, LSE and Lecturer in European Politics at the University of Surrey. He holds a PhD in Politics from theUniversityofExeter. His doctoral thesis was on the Europeanization of national foreign policies of the member states with particular focus onGreeceandGermany. His current research interests include the Europeanization of foreign policy, politics of austerity, issues of policy implementation and political trust and the current Eurozone crisis from the perspective of the rise in populism.

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Philippe Fargues 80x108Philippe Fargues – Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute

Philippe Fargues is the Director of the Migration Policy Centre at the European University Institute, the founding Director of the Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM) and co-Director of the Florence School on Euro-Mediterranean Migration and Development. His research interests include migration and refugee movements, population and politics in Muslim countries, family building, demographic methodologies and their application to developing countries.

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John Farnell 80x108John Farnell

John Farnell retired from the European Commission last year, where he had been Director responsible for international affairs in the Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General. He was the EU Visiting Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford, in 2011-2012. He is currently working on a book on the politics of EU-China economic relations and is a Senior Advisor to the EU-Asia Centre, Brussels.

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Kevin Featherstone – LSE European Institute

Professor Kevin Featherstone is the Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Director of the Hellenic Observatory in the European Institute. His research has focused on the politics of the European Union and the politics of contemporary Greece; his work has been framed in the perspectives of comparative politics, public policy, political economy and processes of ‘Europeanization’. His most recent books are (co-authored with D. Papadimitriou, A. Mamarelis and G. Niarchos) The Last Ottomans: The Muslim Minority of Greece 1940-1949 (Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, 2011), and (co-authored with D. Papadimitriou) The Limits of Europeanization: Reform Capacity and Policy Conflict in Greece (Palgrave, 2008).

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Steven Fielding – University of Nottingham

Steven Fielding is Professor of Political History and Director of the Centre for British Politics at the University of Nottingham. His main areas of interest are the fictional representation of politics, the ‘crisis’ of trust in politics, British political history, and the British Labour Party.

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Catherine FieschiCounterpoint

Catherine Fieschi is the Director of Counterpoint. Previously, Catherine headed the think tank of the British Council as well as the think tank Demos. She also taught Comparative Politics at the University of Nottingham. Fieschi has advised numerous governments, businesses and foundations on aspects of risk, strategy and policy. She is the author of In the Shadow of Democracy: Fascism, Populism and the French Fifth Republic (MUP) and of numerous articles on extremism, populism, citizenship and identity politics.

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Henning FinseraasHenning FinseraasInstitute for Social Research (ISF), Norway

Henning Finseraas is a political scientist at Institute for Social Research (ISF), Oslo, Norway. His research interests include politics of the welfare state, electoral behaviour, and public opinion on the welfare state and on immigration.

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Daniel Fiott – Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Daniel Fiott joined the Institute for European Studies in September 2012 as a Doctoral Researcher with the European Foreign and Security Policy research cluster. At the IES, Fiott’s Ph.D. research project looks at European defence-industrial integration with a focus on the political evolution of the nascent European Defence Technological and Industrial Base. His other research interests include the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy more broadly, the Common Foreign and Security Policy and International Relations theory, with a special focus on realist thought.

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Robert Ford – University of Manchester

Robert Ford is Hallsworth Research Fellow at the University of Manchester. He researches immigration, prejudice and the radical right, and is currently working with Matthew Goodwin (Nottingham) on a book about UKIP and the BNP. Much of his research can be found here and he tweets under the handle @robfordmancs

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Jon Fox – University of Bristol

Jon Fox is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology,  at the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, at the University of Bristol. His main areas of research are in nationalism, ethnicity, and international migration.  His research to date has examined these issues around questions of nationalism and ethnic return migration in Hungary, Romania, and the UK.  He recently completed an ESRC funded project on the racialisation of East European migration to the UK entitled ‘Hungarian and Romanian migrant workers in the UK:  Racism without racial difference?’.

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Stuart FoxStuart Fox – University of Nottingham
Stuart Fox is a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Nottingham. His research interests include British politics, young people and political participation, and political engagement.

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Renata Franc 80x108Renata Franc – Ivo Pilar Institute

Dr. Renata Franc is a senior research fellow at the Ivo Pilar Institute for Social Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia and Associate Professor of Social and Political Psychology, University of Zagreb. She is the principal investigator 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”).Her research interests include social attitudes, prejudices, social identity, civil activism, quality of life and survey research.

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Maurice FraserLSE European Institute

Maurice Fraser is Senior Fellow in European Politics at the LSE European Institute. He was special adviser to UK Foreign Secretaries Sir Geoffrey Howe, John Major and Douglas Hurd. ‘In 2008, he was awarded the French Legion of Honour for his services to intellectual and academic ties betweenFrance andBritain. He is also a regular commentator on European and international affairs in the French broadcast and written media.

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Jeffry Frieden – Harvard University

Jeffry Frieden is Stanfield Professor of International Peace, at Harvard University’s Department of Government.  He specializes in the politics of international monetary and financial relations.  He is the author (with Menzie Chinn) of Lost Decades: The Making of America’s Debt Crisis and the Long Recovery (2011), and of Global Capitalism:  Its Fall and Rise in the Twentieth Century (2006), and is the editor or co-editor of over a dozen other books on related topics.  His articles on the politics of international economic issues have appeared in a wide variety of scholarly and general-interest publications.

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Steve Fuller – University of Warwick
Steve Fuller is Auguste Comte Chair in Social Epistemology at the University of Warwick. He tweets at @ProfSteveFuller.

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