We are a group of social science and humanities researchers at more than 20 universities across 15 countries.


Robin Markwica

Postdoctoral Researcher, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence; International Security Fellow, Hertie School, Berlin; Research Associate, Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford

Members of the editorial team

Per Block

Departmental Research Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Oxford

Networks, segregation, group formation

Hans-Ludwig Buchholz

Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of Education, Karlsruhe

Political philosophy, history of ideas, methodology, politics and literature

Jeanne Commault

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris

Macroeconomics, consumption, household finance

Emanuel Deutschmann

Senior Lecturer, Institute of Sociology, University of Göttingen

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

Assistant 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

Payam Ghalehdar

Research Fellow, Chair of International Relations, University of Göttingen; International Security Fellow, Centre for International Security, Hertie School, Berlin

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

Marie-Pierre F. Granger

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

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

Thomas Grund

Associate Professor, School of Sociology, University College Dublin

Analytical sociology, social networks

Junnan He

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris

Econometrics, decision theory

Marcela Hennlichová

Assistant Professor, Department of Global History, Charles University, Prague

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

Hanna Kleider

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

Anna Knaps

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

International relations, international law

Tobias Lenz

Professor of International Relations, Leuphana University Lüneburg; Senior Research Fellow, GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg

International und regional organizations, European Union, legitimacy and legitimation

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

Kai Möller

Associate Professor, Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science

Constitutional theory; human rights law and theory; comparative human and constitutional rights law; moral, political, and legal philosophy

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

Hanna Pfeifer

Professor of International Relations, Goethe University Frankfurt a. M.

International relations, foreign and security policy, Middle East and North Africa

Shubha Prasad

Max Weber 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, Instituto de Ciencia Política, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago de Chile

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

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

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

Kilian Spandler

Visiting Research Fellow, School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University

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

Thees Spreckelsen

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

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

Cassandra Thiesen-Mark

Lecturer, Department of History, University of Basel

History of Africa, social and economic history

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 und Cybersecurity Fellow, Center for Global Legal Challenges, Yale Law School, Yale University

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

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