Dahrendorf Alumni

Since 2010, over 50 outstanding researchers have worked as part of the Dahrendorf project, bringing their unique experience and expertise to the project. These individuals remain part of our wider network stretching across Europe and belong. Click on the links below to find out more about our Dahrendorf alumni.

  • Former Working Group Chairs
  • Former Post-Doctoral and Visiting Fellows
  • Former Research Associates

Former Working Group Chairs

Helmut K. Anheier, Professor of Sociology, Hertie School

Björn Conrad, Associate Vice President for Research, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

Felix Creutzig, Head of Working Group “Land-use, Infrastructures and Transport”, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC)

Conor Gearty, Professor of Human Rights Law, London School of Economics

Cilja Harders, Director of the “Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics”, Freie Universität Berlin

Claudia Kemfert, Head of Department “Energy, Transportation, Environment”, German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Genia Kostka, Professor, Institute for Chinese Studies, Free University Berlin

Dilek Kurban, Fellow, Hertie School

Karsten Neuhoff, Head of Department “Climate Policy”, German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin)

Claus Offe, Professor of Political Sociology, Hertie School

Esra Özyürek, Associate Professor and Chair for Contemporary Turkish Studies at the European Institute, London School of Economics

Luca Taschini, Associate Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics

Peter Trubowitz, Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics

Arne Westad, Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard University

Vladislav Zubok, Professor of International History, London School of Economics

Former Post-Doctoral and Visiting Fellows

Andrzej Ancygier, Research Associate at the Environmental Policy Research Centre (FFU), Free University of Berlin

Julie Braun, Director of Curricular Affairs, Hertie School (on parental leave)

Esra Demir, Post-Doctoral fellow, Free University of Berlin

Alexandru Filip, Visiting Fellow at the Hertie School

Carolyn Fischer, Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future

Olivia Gippner, Policy Officer, European Commission in Brussels

Frank Goetzke, Associate Professor of Urban and Public Affairs, University of Louisville

Jan Christoph Goldschmidt, Head of Team “Novel Solar Cell Concepts” at Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Josefin Graef, former Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow, Hertie School

Anna Grear, Professor of Law, Cardiff University

Marcus Hedahl, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, U.S. Naval Academy

Frank Jotzo, Professor; Director, Centre for Climate Economics and Policy, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University

Marie Kortam, Research Associate, Institut français du Proche-Orient, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan

Alanna Krolikowski, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

Anne-Marie Le Gloannec†, Former Director of Research, International Research Centre of Sciences Po in Paris

Cristian Nitoiu, Lecturer in Politics and International Relations, Aston University in Birmingham

Tim Oliver, LSE Ideas, London School of Economics

Lidia Puka, Senior Analyst, Energy Project at the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)

Ahmed Abd Rabou, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science, Cairo University

Alexander Ruser, Professor, University of Agder

James Rydge, Climate Change Research Economist

Anna Serzysko, Specialist at The National Centre for Emissions Management, Poland

Kyoung Shin, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Technology Management, National Tsing-Hua University

Monika Sus, Fellow at the Hertie School

Tiziana Susca, Research Assistant at Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) in Berlin

Kacper Szulecki, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science, University of Oslo

Berna Turam, Director of the International Affairs Program and Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Northeastern University, Boston

James Woodcock, Senior Research Associate, Centre for Diet and Activity Research (CEDAR), Cambridge

Xuehua Zhang, Professor of Environmental Policy and Resource Management at the Institute of New Energy and Lowcarbon Technology, Sichuan University

Former Research Associates

Christoph Abels, PhD researcher at the Hertie School

Tobias Fella, Advisor, Friedrich Ebert Foundation

Rafael GoldzweigGovernance and Innovation Expert, Democracy Reporting International

Marcel Hadeed, Former Dahrendorf Research Associate, Hertie School

Lisa Haferlach, Former Dahrendorf Research Associate, Hertie School

Olga Kononykhina, Quantitative sociologist and data scientist, Hertie School

Cora Lacatus, Career Development Fellow; Institute for International Cultural Relations and the Department of Politics and International Relations, The University of Edinburgh

Franziska Pfeifer, Project Manager, Kiron Open Higher Education

Wiebke Rabe, Postdoctoral Fellow, Free University Berlin

Liza Ryan, Manager, International Inequalities Institute, London School of Economics

Nikolas Scherer, Policy and Advocacy Advisor for Forecast-based Financing, German Red Cross

Natalia Telepneva, School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London

Marie Wachinger, Former Dahrendorf Research Associate, Hertie School