Dahrendorf Alumni

Since 2010, over 70 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. Dahrendorf alumni are listed below.

*Note: Former Dahrendorf Board / Committee Members and all Dahrendorf Working Group Members are listed here and here respectively.


Former Co-Directors (LSE)

Robert Falkner, Research Director of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and an Associate Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science

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

Former Working Group Chairs

Helmut K. Anheier, Professor of Sociology and Past President, Hertie School

Björn Conrad,  Non-resident fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), Berlin; CEO and Co-founder of Sinolytics LLC

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

Kevin Featherstone, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor in Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor in European Politics at LSE’s European Institute

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, Professor in European Anthropology and Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies at the European Institute, London School of Economics

Andrea Römmele, Dean of Executive Education and Professor of Communication in Politics and Civil Society at the Hertie School

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, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Mainz 

Carolyn Fischer, Senior Fellow at Resources for the Future

Olivia Gippner, Policy Officer, European Commission in Brussels

Frank Goetzke, 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, Researcher, 2b AHEAD ThinkTank GmbH

Anna Grear, Professor of Law, Cardiff University

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

Julia Himmrich, former Dahrendorf Postdoctoral Fellow, LSE

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, Loughborough University, London

Tim Oliver, Director of Studies, and Senior Lecturer for the Institute for Diplomacy and International Governance, Loughborough University, London

Lidia Puka, University of Bergen

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

Alexander Ruser, Professor at the 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, Assistant Professor at the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw; Fellow at the Hertie School

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

Kacper Szulecki, Researcher 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, Principal Research Associate at the 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

Inga Runnarsdottir, EFTA in Brussels

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

Lisa Ten Brinke, Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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