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Current Visiting Fellows

  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Andriopoulos

    Stefan Andriopoulos is a professor in the Department of Germanic Languages at Columbia University, New York. His research focuses on German and European literature, media history, and interrelations of literature and science from 1750 to the present. more

  • Prof. Carla Bagnoli, Ph.D.

    Carla Bagnoli is Professor of Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Modena & Reggio Emilia. Her areas of specialization are practical reasoning, action theory, philosophy of the emotions, metaethics, Kantian ethics and the history of moral philosophy. more

  • Prof. em. Meredith Blackwell, Ph.D.

    Meredith Blackwell is Boyd Professor em. at the Louisiana State University. She is one of the world's leading experts on fungi. more

  • Prof. Dr. René Bloch

    René Bloch is Professor of Jewish Studies at the Institute of Jewish Studies and the Institute of Classical Philology at the University of Bern. His research focuses on the history and literature of Judaism. more

  • Prof. Charlotte M. Canning, Ph.D.

    Charlotte Canning is Oscar G. Brockett Professor for Theatre History and Criticism at the University of Texas at Austin. Her areas of expertise are U.S. theatre history, feminist theatre, theatre and American society and historical entertainment industry. more

  • Prof. Emanuele Coccia, Ph.D.

    Emanuele Coccia is Professor of Philosophy at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris. His research focuses on topics as broad as the history of European normativity, the philosophy of plants or images in the context of art, fashion and commercials. more

  • Prof. Peter Cowan, Ph.D.

    Peter Cowan is Professor in the Department of Medicine of the University of Melbourne and Scientist Director of the Immunology Research Centre of the St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne. His major research interests are pig-to-human xenotransplantation and the immunobiology of Transplantation. more

  • Gianni Del Panta, Ph.D.

    Gianni Del Panta is Post-doc research fellow in the Department of Social, Political and Cognitive Sciences at the University of Siena, Italy. His research focuses on democratization, authoritarian regimes and revolution. more

  • Prof. Daniela Dimitrova, Ph.D.

    Daniela Dimitrova is Professor at the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication of the Iowa State University. Her areas of spezialization are international political communication, media framing and information and communication technologies (ICTs). more

  • Prof. Keith Dowding

    Keith Dowding is Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Political Philosophy in the School of Politics and International Relations, Research School of Social Sciences, Australian National University (Canberra). He has two major research themes at present – the methods of political philosophy and the empirical analysis of comparative political careers. more

  • Prof. Eshetu Girma Kidane, Ph.D.

    Eshetu Girma Kidane is Associate Professor at the School of Public Health of the Addis Abeba Universiy in Ethiopia. His research interests include health care, health promotion, health education, health behaviour, and preventive medicine. more

  • Prof. Michael Howlett, Ph.D.

    Mike Howlett is Burnaby Mountain Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Department of Political Science at Simon Fraser University. His current research interests are policy tools and policy design. more

  • Mark Hutchison, Ph.D.

    Mark Hutchison is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Bern and the University of Zurich. Mark Hutchison has spent much of his time developing/implementing numerical algorithms for smoothed-particle hydrodynamics to better model gas-dust interactions in protoplanetary discs. more

  • Jeff Jennings

    Jeff Jennings is currently doing his Ph.D. at the Institute of Astronomy of the University of Cambridge in the group of Cathie Clarke. more

  • Prof. Doug Johnstone, Ph.D.

    Doug Johnstone is Principal Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada’s Herzberg Astronomy and Astrophysics Research Centre and adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria. Doug Johnstone's research is directed to the formation of stars and planets. more

  • Prof. Dr. André Kaiser

    André Kaiser is Professor of Political Science at the University of Cologne, Germany. His research focuses on comparative political institutions. more

  • Prof. Simon Keller, Ph.D.

    Simon Keller is Professor at the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & International Relations of the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. more

  • Prof. Geoffrey Khan, Ph.D.

    Geoffrey Khan is Professor for Middle Eastern Studies and Regius Professor of Hebrew at the University of Cambridge. The research of Geoffrey Khan includes philological and linguistic studies of Hebrew, Aramaic and Arabic. more

  • Vincent Micheal Kiberu, Ph.D.

  • Bahar Köymen, Ph.D.

    Bahar Köymen is a lecturer for Developmental Psychology at the University of Manchester. Her research focuses on the intersection between children's communicative and socio-cognitive development. more

  • Prof. Joachim I. Krueger, Ph.D.

    Joachim I. Krueger is Professor of Psychology at the Brown University. His research focuses on inductive reasoning in social contexts. more

  • Prof. Liv Ingeborg Lied, Ph.D.

    Liv Ingeborg Lied is Professor for Religious Studies at the Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society of the MF Vitenskapelig Høyskole in Oslo. Her current research interests span manuscript studies, New Philology and textual scholarship, as well as media history. more

  • Neil MacGregor

    Neil MacGregor was director of the British Museum in London from 2002 to 2015, where he was responsible for such groundbreaking exhibitions as ´Germany - Memories of a Nation´. more

  • Professor Moshe Maor, Ph.D.

    Moshe Maor is Professor of Political Science and Wolfson Family Chair Professor of Public Administration at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His research focuses on bureaucratic reputations and disproportionate policy responses. more

  • Prof. em. Carmi Margolis, MD, MA

    Carmi Margolis is Professor em. for Medical Education at the Ben-Gurion University. His research focuses on clinical algorithms and clinical instruction design. more

  • Prof. David Maxwell, Ph.D.

    David Maxwell is Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History at the University of Cambridge. He is an historian of African Christianity who has written on mission history in colonial and post-colonial Settings. more

  • Prof. Kevin H. Mayo, Ph.D.

    Kevin Mayo is Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics at the University of Minnesota. His research in structural biology is aimed at understanding cell adhesion at the molecular level where protein-protein and protein-carbohydrate interactions ae critical. more

  • Prof. Edgardo Stockmeyer, Ph.D.

    Edgardo Stockmeyer is Professor of Mathematical Physics at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. His research interests are mathematical physics, relativistic quantum mechanics as well as Schrödinger and Dirac Operators. more

  • Jonathan Taylor, Ph.D.

    Jon Taylor is Curator at the British Museum in London. He is an expert in the materiality of cuneiform tablets, who has published extensively on Mesopotamian concepts of history and on education and literacy in the Ancient Near East. more

  • Neal Turner, Ph.D.

    Neal Turner is principal scientist and supervisor of the Interstellar and Heliospheric Physics Group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Neal Turner's research goal is to understand the origins of planetary systems like our own. more

  • Prof. Lev Vaidman, Ph.D.

    Lev Vaidman is Professor at the School of Physics and Astronomy of the Tel Aviv University. He works on undamental problems in the foundations of quantum mechanics, quantum information, and quantum optics. more

  • Prof. Neil Van Leeuwen, Ph.D.

    Neil Van Leeuwen is Professor in the Philosophy Department at the Georgia State University. His research focuses on topics that have to do with belief and Imagination. more

  • Prof. Konstantin Vathiotis, Ph.D.

    Konstantin Vathiotis is Associate Professor of Criminal Law at the Democritus University of Thrace in Greece. He is a specialist particularly in the general part of criminal law and his research focuses amongst others on killing criminal law and homicide murders. more

  • Roger Wesson, Ph.D.

    Roger Wesson is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at University College London (UCL). more