Scientific Advisory Board

Board Members 2021–2024

Prof. Manjiao Chi

Professor and Founding Director, Center of International Economic Law and Policy (CIELP), Law School, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE), Beijing; Senior Fellow at Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research (2014–2015); Ministry of Commerce, P.R.C., Divisions of WTO Law and Investment Law, Department of Treaty and Law (2010–2011); UNIDROIT, Italy, Visiting Fellow (2009–2010); Columbia Law School, USA, Edwards Fellow (2009); Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Visiting Fellow (2008–2009).

Prof. Peter Drahos

Herchel Smith Senior Research Fellow in Intellectual Property, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary College, University of London (1998–2001); Senior Lecturer at Law Faculty and Research, Australian National University (1987–1998); Fellow, Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences (1994); Senior Legal Officer and Acting Principal Legal Officer in Commercial and Drafting Division, Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department (1981–1987).

Prof. Dr Julika Griem

Director of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities (KWI) in Essen (since 2018); Vice-President of the Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG); Full professor of English Literature, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt/Main (2012–2018); Professor of English Literature, Technische Universität Darmstadt (2005–2012).

Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya

Dr Inanna Hamati-Ataya is Principal Research Associate and Principal Investigator on the ERC-funded project ARTEFACT as of March 2018, and founding director of the Centre for Global Knowledge Studies (gloknos), since September 2017. Her ongoing project ARTEFACT aims to develop a novel understanding and theorisation of ‘the global’ by examining the constitution and transformation of global political structures from the anthropological perspective of humankind’s epistemic development. With Arlene B Tickner and David L Blaney, Dr Hamati-Ataya is co-editor of the Routledge book series Worlding Beyond the West. In the past years she has served as chair of the International Political Sociology section of the International Studies Association, as trustee of the British International Studies Association, and as member of the European International Studies Association’s Governing Council.

Prof. Dr Regina Kreide

Regina Kreide is Professor of Political Theory and History of Ideas at the Institute of Political Science, Justus Liebig University, Giessen. Her research focus is on global justice and democracy. Member of the working groug on 'Democracy' of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Science, Berlin and Member of the Fachbeirat "Demokratie", Gerda Henkel-Stiftung, Düsseldorf . Kreide is a Co-Director (Co-Sprecherin) of the Collaborative Research Center (Sonderforschungsbereich) 'Dynamics of Security' (SFB-Transregio 138) financed by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and a Project leader of the Sub-project 'Between Minority Protection and Securitization: Roma Minority Formation and Transformation in Modern European History' (Collaborative Research Center 'Dynamics of Security', German Research Foundation). Since 2008 she is a Co-editor of the book series on 'Political Sociology' with Nomos publisher (together with Andrew Arato and Hauke Brunkhorst).

Prof. Dr Mirjam Künkler (Chairperson)

Mirjam Künkler (Ph.D. Political Science, Columbia University) is Research Professor at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study (SCAS). Before joining SCAS, she taught Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University, where she also directed the Oxford-Princeton research cluster on 'Traditional authority and transnational religious networks in contemporary Shi’i Islam', and co-directed the Luce Program on 'Religion and International Affairs' for many years. She is a founder and PI of the Iran Data Portal and sits on the boards of various academic journals in the fields of Sociology, Islamic Studies, Political Science, and Law.

Prof. Siddharth Mallavarapu (Deputy Chairperson)

Professor at the Department of International Relations and Governance Studies, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Shiv Nadar University (since May 2018); On deputation from Jawaharlal Nehru University to South Asian University, New Delhi at the Dept. of International Relations (2012–2017); 2016 Visiting Professor at Sciences Po, Paris and Visiting Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad; Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Senior Fellow (2013–2014).  

Prof. Corinne Pernet

Adjunct Professor at the Department of History at the University of Geneva; Assistant Professor at the Department of History of the University of Oklahoma and Assistant Professor at the History Department of the University of Zurich; Visiting Professor, University of St. Gallen and Basel University funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (2010–2016).

Prof. Marie-Laure Salles

Marie-Laure Salles became Director of the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in September 2020. She was Professor at the Centre de sociologie des organisations (CSO) at Sciences Po Paris and Dean of the School of Management and Innovation, a school she launched there in 2016, as well as a Professor at ESSEC Business School. Her research interests range from the role of social networks in the transnational diffusion of rules, practices and ideas, to the historical transformation of capitalism and national institutions. She has published broadly on those issues in top academic journals and books, and has received several awards, including the prestigious Max Weber Award for Distinguished Scholarship from the American Sociological Association in 2000. Salles was made a Knight in the Legion of Honour by the French Government in 2017 and is a member of the International Gender Champions Network.

Prof. Dr Wouter G. Werner

Professor of International Law at the Centre for the Politics of Transnational Law, Vrije Unversiteit Amsterdam, Extraordinary Professor, Chair of International Law, University of Curacao, Käte Hamburger Kolleg / Centre for Global Cooperation Research, Senior Fellow (2018–2019).