I am a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Government at the University of Essex, where I started in September 2016 after two years as a postdoctoral fellow.
Before coming to Essex, I spent a year at Stanford University. I have a PhD from the University of Konstanz, an M.A. from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), and a B.A. from University of Toronto.
International Law & Organization
Energy And Climate Policy
Text as Data
Global Environmental Governance
Complex Environmental Governance
International Policy Preferences
Politics Of Vatican
In my work I focus on international and comparative political economy, with particular attention to environmental policy, economic interdependence and international crises.
KCBS Interview on my research on Pope Francis
"No, Pope Francis isn't More Political than his Predecessors After All" (based on research published in Research & Politics and PS).
How the European Central Bank calmed Europe's Social Unrest (based on research published on Comparative Political Studies)
"Who supports the EU ETS? Trends in the Carbon Market Survey" (report)
"States’ interests at international climate negotiations" (based on research published in Environmental Politics)