Michael Tompsett, World Map Paint Drop (2011), courtesy the artist

We are a group of humanities and social science researchers at more than 30 universities across 14 countries.


Lecturer and Research Fellow, Centre for International Security, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; Research Associate, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence

Members of the editorial team

Per Block

Departmental Research Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford

Networks, segregation, group formation

Michela Carlana

Assistant Professor, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

Education, Behavioral, and Development Economics

Ling Chen

Assistant Professor, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University

Political economy, comparative politics, government-business relations, economic policies, China

Matthew Clair

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and (by courtesy) Law School, Stanford University

Law and society, race and ethnicity, social inequality, cultural sociology, criminal justice, qualitative methods

Jeanne Commault

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris

Macroeconomics, consumption, household finance

Emanuel Deutschmann

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Flensburg

Sociology, migration, mobility, communication

Janina Dill

John G. Winant Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

International relations, international law, law of armed conflict, ethics of war, U.S. foreign policy

Nilanjana Dutt

Associate Professor, Department of Management and Technology, Bocconi University, Milan

Knowledge, technological search, problem solving, environmental strategy, entrepreneurship in nascent markets

Hande Erkut

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Behavioral and experimental economics, social preferences, social norms, repugnant markets

Sergio I Garcia-Rios

Assistant Professor, Departments of Government and Latina/o Studies, Cornell University

Latino politics, race and ethnicity, public opinion, border research, social science methodology

Payam Ghalehdar

Research Fellow, Centre for International Security, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

International relations, U.S. foreign policy, transatlantic relations, Middle East, North Africa

Yanilda María González

Assistant Professor, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University

Policing, state violence, and citizenship in democracy; cities and communities; gender, race, class, and identity; human rights, advocacy, and social movements

Marie-Pierre F. Granger

Associate Professor, Department of Legal Studies, Central European University, Vienna

European Union Law, European integration and governance, comparative public law

Junnan He

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris

Econometrics, decision theory

Marcela Hennlichová

Assistant Professor, Department of International and Diplomatic Studies, Prague University of Economics and Business

History of international relations, 18th and 19th century French history, colonialism and imperialism in Africa and the Middle East

Hanna Kleider

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy, King’s College London

Political economy, welfare state, social inequality

Mareike Kleine

Associate Professor, European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science

Global governance, international organizations, European Union, international political economy

Corinna Kröber

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Greifswald

Parliaments, representation, executives, legislative-executive relations, women in politics, gender

Cassandra Mark-Thiesen

Junior Research Group Leader, Department of History, University of Bayreuth

History of Africa, social and economic history

Alena Marková

Assistant Professor, Department of Historical Sciences, Charles University, Prague

Contemporary history of Central and Eastern Europe, nation-building and national identity formation, post-Soviet (-socialist) transformation

Moritz Mihatsch

Lecturer, Department of Political Science, British University in Egypt, Cairo

Global history, Middle East, Sudan

Isadora Mota

Assistant Professor, History Department, Princeton University

Brazilian history, comparative slavery, literacy, Latin America

Tim Müller

Junior Research Group Leader, Berlin Institute for Integration and Migration Research, Humboldt University, Berlin

Migration, labor market, education, social psychology, religion

Anneke Newman

Postdoctoral Researcher, Laboratoire d'Anthropologie des Mondes Contemporains, Université libre de Bruxelles

Anthropology, education, development, gender, West Africa

Anna Nicińska

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Economic Sciences and Digital Economy Lab, University of Warsaw

Intergenerational transfers, bequest behavior, end of life and life course, individual aging, formation of preferences

Shubha Prasad

Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence

International relations, foreign policy, South Asian politics

Clara Rauchegger

Assistant Professor, Department of European Law and Public International Law, University of Innsbruck

European Union law, comparative constitutional law, law and technology

Stefanie Reher

Chancellor’s Fellow, School of Government and Public Policy, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow

Political representation, attitudes, and participation

Silke Schneider

Deputy head of team, Division on Survey Design and Methodology, GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim

Survey design and methods, social stratification, education, migration, ethnicity

Carsten-Andreas Schulz

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge

International relations, international order, North-South relations, Latin America

Johannes Schulz

Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Lucerne

Political theory, critical theory, democratic theory, social justice, politics of memory, urbanization

Greta Semplici

Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence

Development studies, anthropology, ethnography, humanitarianism in Sub-Saharan-East Africa, pastoralism, resilience

Marwa Shalaby

Assistant Professor, Departments of Gender and Women’s Studies and Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Comparative politics, authoritarianism, democratization, gender, the Middle East and North Africa

Abhijeet Singh

Associate Professor, Stockholm School of Economics

Development and labor economics, economics of education, child nutrition, public service delivery in developing countries

Ẹniọlá Ànúolúwapọ́ Ṣóyẹmí

Research Associate, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

Political theory, African political philosophy, legal philosophy, experimental research methods

Kilian Spandler

Postdoctoral Researcher, School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg

Regional and global governance, Southeast Asia, legitimacy in international politics

Thees Spreckelsen

Senior Lecturer, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow

Social science research methods, especially quantitative methods, survey research, EU migration

Irem Tuncer-Ebetürk

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Global and transnational sociology, sociology of law, political sociology, international politics

Clara Weinhardt

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Maastricht University

Global governance, international negotiations, North-South relations, international trade, emerging powers in the global south

Laurin Weissinger

Lecturer, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Cybersecurity Fellow, Yale Law School, Yale University

Information technology, IT and information security, cybercrime, social networks, privacy, internet and technology governance

Emma Zang

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, Yale University

Demography, family, health, inequality