Editorial Team

Senior Editor Cláudia Araújo (Portugal) is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the Nova University of Lisbon. She has a masters on Migration, Inter-Ethnicities and Transnationalism by the same institution and two honours degrees (Languages, Literatures and Cultures by the Humanities Faculty of the University of Lisbon and Tourism Management by the Viana do Castelo Polytechnic Institute). She collaborates with several research projects at different institutions mainly focusing on the relation between civil society and democratization. She has participated in a wide range of academic events and has had her work published in academic magazines. E-mail: araujoclaudia9@gmail.com; academic profile: academia.edu

Senior Editor Ana Magdalena Figueroa (El Salvador) from San Salvador is a post-doctoral fellow at the Brazilian Center for Analysis and Planning in São Paulo, Brazil. She received a PhD in International Relations from the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2018, and a Master’s degree in Political Science and International Relations from Chosun University, South Korea, in 2012. She has work experience in the private sector, government, and in NGOs. Besides serving as Senior Editor of Politikon, she is Director of the North America Geopolitical Area at journal Il Geopolitico, based in Rome, Italy. Specialist in topics such as International Migration, Latin American Studies, African Studies, International Political Economy, Social Movements, and Human Development. Academic profiles: academia.edu, researchgate.net, latters.cnpq.br (Curriculo Lattes, Brazil). [outgoing]

Editor Jesslene Lee (Singapore) is a teaching fellow at the Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore (NUS). She will pursue a Masters degree at NUS in fall 2020. Her research interests include International Relations and International Political Economy, with an emphasis on the impact of rising powers on international economic governance. She has a regional focus in East Asia and has proficiency in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. Her current projects revolve around the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the Belt and Road Initiative. Academic profile: www.jesslenelee.com

Deputy Editor-in-Chief Rafael Plancarte Escobar (Mexico) received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. He was accepted to a postdoctoral stay in the Centro Brasileiro de Análise e Planejamento starting in August 2020, in the City of Sao Paulo. Since 2012, he has been a professor of social sciences at the Autonomous University of Querétaro. His lines of research revolve around collective action processes, social theory, and the problems of democratization. He was a National Counselor for the Mexican Youth Institute (Imjuve) for the 2018-2020 period. In 2016, he received the "State of Querétaro Youth Prize" in recognition for his outstanding academic career. In 2019, he coordinated the Leonardo Morlino Lecture Series at the Autonomous University of Querétaro. Profile: linkedin.com.

Senior Editor Dana Rice (Australia) is a PhD student in Political Science and International Relations at the Australian National University in Canberra. Her research interests include the Belt and Road Initiative, the Eurasian Economic Union and Sinophobia in Central Asia. She completed her BA and Honours degrees at the University of Tasmania and the European University at Saint Petersburg. Besides her involvement in IAPSS, Dana has also interned for the Department of Premier and Cabinet in Tasmania and is currently an intern at the Australian Institute of International Affairs. E-mail: dana.rice@utas.edu.au; academic profile: https://cais.cass.anu.edu.au/people/dana-rice.

Senior Editor Emmanuelle Rousseau (France) is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at the Université de Montréal in Canada. Her research focuses on international organizations – especially the OSCE – and Russia-Europe relations and the post-Soviet space. Her thesis will focus on the everyday contestation practices at the OSCE. She received a Master’s degree in International Relations Governance at Science po Toulouse (France), a Bachelor in Russian Studies at the Université Toulouse II (France) and a Bachelor in Law at the University of Angers (France). In 2018-2019 she was an exchange student at Tyumen State University (Russia). She was a OSCE Researcher-in-Residence in Prague in spring 2018, where she conducted archival work for her Master’s thesis on Russian contestation modalities at the OSCE. In 2017, she interned for the Russian International Affairs Council in Moscow (Russia) and the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (Germany). Profile: linkedin.com

Editor-in-Chief Max Steuer (Slovakia) holds a PhD in Political Science from the Comenius University in Bratislava, an LLM from the University of Cambridge and an MA in International Relations and European Studies from the Central European University in Budapest. An Assistant Professor at the O.P. Jindal Global University, Jindal Global Law School, his experience includes cooperation with several civil society organizations and participation at international projects alongside research stays in the USA (Fulbright scholarship, Washington State University), UK (University of Oxford), Sweden (Örebro University), and Germany (Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, European University Viadrina). He holds memberships in several academic associations in political science and public law and his publications, some of which are the results of participation in international research projects, include several book chapters, journal articles and policy reports focusing mainly on constitutional adjudication in Central Europe, constitutionalism in the EU and freedom of expression. He has served as the Editor-in-Chief of IAPSS Politikon since June 2018. Academic profiles: JGU, scholar.google.com, researchgate.net.

Editorial Assistants: Andrea Bregoli (Switzerland), Andressa Liegi Vieira Costa (Brazil), Andrew Devine (USA), Caroline Dufour (France), Julia Jakus (USA), David Keseberg (Germany), Spyridon Parthenis (Greece), Sarah Kassim de Camargo Penteado (Brazil), Tobias Scholz (Germany), Kamila Suchomel (Czech Republic / USA) 

External Collaborator: Gergana Tzvetkova (Bulgaria)

(Last updated: 1 October 2020)