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Staff

AISSR / Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Staff

Dr. J. (Julia) Bader

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr F. (Farid) Boussaid

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

WP Groep: Docenten Politicologie

Prof. B.M. (Brian) Burgoon

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr O. (Olga) Burlyuk

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. R.D. (Ruth) Carlitz

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. U. (Ursula) Daxecker

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. L.W. (Luc) Fransen

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Prof. dr. A. (Annette) Freyberg-Inan

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. E.M. (Eelke) Heemskerk

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. F.J. (Franca) van Hooren

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. S. (Sebastian) Krapohl

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Prof. T. (Theresa) Kuhn

Faculty of Humanities

Capaciteitsgroep Europese studies

Dr. C. (Chuyu) Liu

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Prof. dr. D.K. (Daniel) Mügge

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. N.V. (Neeraj) Prasad

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. R.M. (Rosa) Sanchez Salgado

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. P. (Philip) Schleifer

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Dr. A.A. (Abbey) Steele

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Prof. G.R.D. (Geoffrey) Underhill

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Prof. dr. J.H. (Jonathan) Zeitlin

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

PhD students

N. (Noyonika) Das

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

M.A. (Maureen) Fubara

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

K.B.T. (Klaas) Heemskerk MSc

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

N. (Nilmawati) Nilmawati

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

M. (Merel) Serdijn

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

J.V. (Jessica) de Vlieger

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Drs. T.W. (Tito) Bachmayer

Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

Post-Doctoral Researchers
  • Sharon Baute
    Sharon Baute

    Sharon Baute is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow affiliated with the University of Amsterdam. In her project “Public Attitudes towards Social Europe: Diverging Interpretations and Support within and across EU Member States?”, she studies whether and why European citizens have diverging attitudes towards various EU policy instruments to protect social rights.

    Sharon received her PhD in Social Sciences from the University of Leuven. She has gained particular expertise in survey research as member of the Belgian National Coordinating team of the European Social Survey and as co-investigator of the Belgian National Election Study. Her broader research interests include Euroscepticism, welfare state attitudes and quantitative research methodology.

  • Bernardo Rangoni
    Bernardo Rangoni

    Bernardo Rangoni joined the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Integrating Diversity in the European Union (InDivEU) Horizon 2020 funded project in June 2019, straight after having been a Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow in Law at the European University Institute (EUI). Broadly speaking, his research is in the fields of comparative public policy, regulation, and governance within and beyond the EU. After visiting Yale Law School, he earned his PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics (LSE). 
    Keywords: comparative public policy, political economy, regulation, governance, experimentalism, delegation 

  • Tobias Tesche
    Tobias Tesche

    Tobias Tesche is a postdoctoral research fellow in the FickleFormulas project. He holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence and has worked at the ECB and the European Commission. His research focuses on international political economy, European integration and public policy.
    Keywords: European integration, international political economy, macroeconomic indicators, public policy
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Research Affiliates
  • Jasper Blom
    Jasper Blom

    Jasper Blom is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute. Previously, he has worked as director of the green think tank Bureau de Helling and as a policy advisor at the European Central Bank and the Dutch Ministry of Finance. He graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 2011 with a thesis examining the interaction of changes in market structures and shifts in patterns of governance, and has been affiliated research fellow of PETGOV since. His research focuses on global financial governance, G20 policymaking, and the political economy of the Anthropocene. 
    Keywords: global financial governance, G20, anthropocene
    Personal page

  • Paul van Hooft
    Paul van Hooft

    Paul van Hooft is an affiliated research fellow of PETGOV. His research and teaching focus on grand strategy, with a particular focus on the United States and Europe. In 2015 he defended his thesis on how the strategic preferences of policymakers towards force and diplomacy, and their perception of threats, are shaped by war. Other research interests include the changing relations between and within the major states – the relative decline of the US; the rise of China; the resurgence of Russia; the divisions within Europe; and the future of trans-Atlantic relations -  and the impact of these developments - whether in the Ukrainian conflict, the South China Sea, or the Middle East. Paul van Hooft is also investigating how national security institutions shape the decision-making outcomes of states. 
    Key words: foreign policy ; defence policy; grand strategy ; multipolarity; international security ; transatlantic relations; decision-making

  • Francesco Nicoli
    Francesco Nicoli

    Francesco Nicoli is a PETGOV affiliated research fellow. His research focuses on the interactions between public opinion and governance arrangements in times of crisis.

    Dr. F. (Francesco) Nicoli

    Faculty of Economics and Business

    Sectie Macro & International Economics

  • Alejandra Ortiz-Ayala
    Alejandra Ortiz-Ayala

    Alejandra Ortiz-Ayala is a PhD Candidate at the National Centre of Peace and Conflict at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Her current academic research interest incorporates three research areas, with the overall goal of preventing violence. She has studied the security sector's role in peace processes, including transitional justice, state-building and post-war violence, in Latin America. She has also analysed the influence of ideology on armed groups’ behaviour and their relationship with civilians, as well as reconciliation between victims and perpetrators and social and political reintegration of ex-combatants from non-state armed groups. She also has experience analysing public opinion surveys, mixed-methods – including lab-in-the-field experiments, survey experiments, interviews, and conducting multilevel analyses.

  • Stefano Sacchi
    Stefano Sacchi

    Stefano Sacchi is professor of Political Science at the Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy. His research focuses on the political economy of welfare and labor policy, and on the socioeconomic and political impact of technological change. He was the president of the Italian National Institute for Public Policy Analysis, INAPP, and a special adviser to the Italian Labor Minister and then to the Prime Minister’s office.

    Key words: Welfare state, labour market policy, comparative social policy, technological change

  • Frank Takes
    Frank Takes

    Frank Takes is a research fellow in the CORPNET group at the University of Amsterdam. He obtained his PhD in computer science at Leiden University, where he is currently also appointed as an assistant professor. His interest is among other things in computational social science, and his work with PETGOV colleagues focuses on questions related to the analysis of corporate and economic networks, in particular networks of interlocking directorates, as well as network science related problems in general.
    Keywords: corporate governance, interlocking directorates, social networks, network science​
    Personal page

    Dr. F.W. (Frank) Takes

    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences

    Programme group: Political Economy and Transnational Governance

  • Seiki Tanaka
    Seiki Tanaka

    Seiki Tanaka is an affiliated research fellow at PETGOV and lecturer in international studies at the University of Leeds. His research interests include the political economy of poverty and inequality, discrimination, redistribution, and conflicts.
    Keywords: Implicit bias; discrimination; immigration; redistribution; microfoundations of conflicts.

  • Alexandra Vasileva-Dienes
    Alexandra Vasileva-Dienes

    Alexandra Vasileva-Dienes is an affiliated research fellow at PETGOV. She finished her PhD dissertation at the University of Amsterdam in 2017 on Russia’s political economy and informal state-business relations (supervised by Uwe Becker and later Brian Burgoon). Alexandra is a senior researcher at Regional Office for Cooperation and Peace in Europe of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, based in Vienna. She focuses on economic aspects of foreign and security policy in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, extensively travelling the region and conducting interviews, writing policy briefs and consulting officials from EU institutions, the OSCE, MFAs and parliaments across the region. With her colleagues she developed and co-authored a multi-country foreign policy survey, presented at the Munich Security Conference. Her current research is on possibilities for cooperation between the EU and the Eurasian Economic Union, and China’s growing presence in Eurasia.