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The EuroChallenge Team of Researchers

Ben Rosamond, Professor Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen

 

Principal Investigator (PI) of EuroChallenge and Director of Work Package I

Ben works at the interface of international political economy and European Union Studies, focusing in particular on theories of European Integration and regional integration and the role of ideas about the economy within the processes of European integration and EU governance.

Hans-Jörg Trenz, Professor Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen and

Director of Centre for Modern European Studies (CEMES)

 

Co-PI of EuroChallenge, Director of Work Package III

Hans-Jörg's research interests cover the European public sphere and civil society, media and political communication, identity, migration, ethnic minorities, cultural and political sociology and democratic theory.

Mikael Rask Madsen, Professor Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen and Head of iCourts, Centre of Excellence for International Courts. 

 

Co-PI of EuroChallenge, Director of Work Package II

In his research Mikael focus on globalisation and its effects on international law and institutions.

Marlene Wind, Professor Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen and Director of Centre for European Politics (CEP), co-founding member of iCourts, and Chair of the EURECO Academic Board.

 

Co-PI of EuroChallenge, Director of Work Package II

Marlene's research focuses on the architecture of the EU and the EU treaties, Europeanization and the global expansion of European law as well as the interplay between law and politics in the European Union.  

Niklas Olsen

Niklas Olsen, PhD, Assistant Professor Centre for Modern European Studies (CEMES), Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen.

 

EuroChallenge Work Package I

Niklas' research interests include modern and contemporary European cultural and political history; history of ideology, conceptual history, history of ideas, historical theory, historiography.

Rebecca Adler-Nissen

Rebecca Adler-Nissen, PhD, Professor Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

 

EuroChallenge Work Package III

Rebecca's research focuses on European integration, diplomacy and sovereignty, and theoretically her primary interests are IR theory, International Political Sociology (especially Pierre Bourdieu and Erving Goffman), practice theory and anthropological methods (i.e. participant observation and fieldwork).

Salvatore Caserta, PhD Fellow at iCourts – the Center of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen.

EuroChallenge Work Package II

Salvatore's research primarily explores how the Central American and Caribbean Courts of Justice impact on regional integration in their social and political environment. In addition, being both the Central American System of Regional Integration (SICA) and the Caribbean Common Market (CARICOM & CSME) inspired by the experience of the European Union,  his work analyzes how the ECJ has influenced the structure and activity of those two more recent regional integration courts.

Neriman Deniz Duru, Post Doc, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Faculty of Humanities.

EuroChallenge Work Package III

Deniz’ research interests include Conviviality, Multiculturalism, Diversity, Migration, Anthropology of Turkey and Turkish migrants in Europe, European Studies, Anthropology of Media and Memory. Within the Eurochallenge project, she explores the discourses and representations of diversity and the current eurocrisis from the eyes of the immigrants living in Copenhagen by using an ethnographic approach, media anthropology, and the investigation of the use of social media. 

Juan Antonio Mayoral Diaz-Asensio, Post Doc at iCourts – the Center of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen.

EuroChallenge Work Package II

Juan studies how supranational courts, in cooperation with national courts, face the challenge of protecting and reinforcing the space of EU rights and freedoms in times of crisis. His main research interests lie within comparative judicial politics, European Union institutions, theories of legal integration, EU law, and democratization.

Solomon Tamarabrakemi Ebobrah, Post Doc at iCourts – the Center of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen.

EuroChallenge Work Package II

Solomon’s research is focused on International Human Rights Law and the Law of International Institutions, with specific focus on International Institutions in Africa.

 

Mikkel Jarle Christensen, Assistant Professor at iCourts – the Center of Excellence for International Courts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

EuroChallenge WP 2

Mikkel's fields of interest are: legal sociology, sociology of elites and international proscution. His research focus on the emerging field of internationalized criminal law, and in his work he investigates the emergence and social practices of new groups of lawyers in order to understand the creation and development of a new form of international criminal law – with potential impact not only for the international adjudication of the socalled core crimes such as genocide and crimes against humanity but also for the prosecution of crimes such as drug trafficking, corruption and terrorism.

 

Joelle Dumouchel,

Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

EuroChallenge Work Package I

Joelle Dumouchel’s primary areas of interest are situated at the intersection of International Relations Theory and International Financial Governance. Her work investigates how communities of practice and market representations impact financial governance. Joelle’s project addresses the political role of central banks within international financial governance and, more specifically, the historical transformations of central banks’ market stabilisation practices. Joelle’s current research is focused on the normative underpinning of the European banking union.

Michael Joseph Bossetta Jr.,

PhD Fellow, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

EuroChallenge Work Package I

Michael is interested in the apparent conflict between European normative power and the rise of populism. He seeks to map the general features of populist performance through a comparative study of strategies employed by American and European politicians.

Charlotte Galpin, Post Doc, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Faculty of Humanities.

EuroChallenge Work Package III

Charlotte’s research focuses on the relationship between European integration, crisis, European identities and solidarity. She takes a particular interest in constructivist institutionalist approaches to ideational change as well as political and media discourse.