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Visiting Scholars


CIES is able to host self-funded, visiting scholars on a limited basis for a period of up to two semesters. Visitors must have their Ph.D. or hold a terminal degree. Please apply here.



Anna Wojciuk is Assistant Professor at the Institute of International Relation at the University of Warsaw. She has previously served as faculty as the Educational Research Institute and the National School of Public Administration (KSAP). AT VEDERE, she was executive produce of Not Only Auschwitz, a documentary recounting the history of concentration campus. In the same vein, Wojciuk has worked as executive produce and head of rearch in movies on Somalia, DR Congo, Kosovo, Afghanistam, Iraq, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Ugana, Kenya, and Lebanon at Polish Television, TVP 2.

Matthew Morgan is Visiting Assistant Professor at Ohio University (Athens, Ohio). He has also served as lecturer at the State University of New York Cortland. He has taught courses on terrorism, national security, international relations, and world politics. Morgan's most recent publications include "Strategy in Flux: NATO's Adopting of Risk Management and the Elaboration of a New Framework of Command and Control" and "The Containment of Occupy: Militarized Police Forces and Social Control in America."


Stephano Sacchi was a visiting scholar with CIES from April to September 2014. Stefano is assistant professor of political science at University of Milan's Department of Social and Political Sciences. He is interested in European and comparative social policy, comparative political economy, methodology of the social sciences, European political development, and empirical democratic ehtory. He published The Political Economy of Work Security and Flexibility in 2012 as well as a few other books. 

Mats Braun is senior lecturer at Metropolitan University Prague's Department of International Relations and European Studies. His main research fields are on European integration, the insitutional stucture of the EU, international relations of the environment, norms diffusion, socialization, Central and East European politics, and Scandinavian politics. Some of his publications include Europeanization of Environmental Policy in the New Europe: Beyojng Conditionality, The Quest for the National Interest a Methodological Reflection on Czech Foreign Policy, etc.