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Alumni Perspective: Ms. Elisa Santana

Elisa Santana is a policy advisor on immigration and national security. She is also experienced in government and campaign communications. Prior to becoming a German Chancellor Fellow, Elisa spent four years in Washington, D.C. as a key staffer to Congressman … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Prof. Arturo Hernandez

Arturo E. Hernandez is currently Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston (2003-present). He received his Ph.D in Cognitive Science and Psychology from the University of California, San Diego in 1996 working with Elizabeth Bates.  He spent the following … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Mr. Graham Cavanagh

Graham Cavanagh completed his B.A. in History of Art and Architecture at Boston University in 2007, and later earned his M.S. in City and Regional Planning at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.  For his Alexander von Humboldt German Chancellor … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Prof. Joachim Krueger

Joachim Krueger is a social psychologist interested in questions of rationality and inductive reasoning. He is a professor at Brown University and a recipient of an Alexander-von-Humboldt Research Prize (2008; renewal 2016). His hosts were Thorsten Meiser at the University … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Prof. Mona Jarrahi

Mona Jarrahi received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2000 and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2003 and 2007. She served as a Postdoctoral Scholar at the … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Prof. Lindsay Cohn

Lindsay P. Cohn (PhD Political Science, Duke 2007) is an Associate Professor at the U.S. Naval War College, where she teaches courses on policy analysis, U.S. foreign policy, strategy, civil-military relations, and military history. Her research and publications focus on … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Prof. Andreas Koenig

Prof. Andreas Koenig is a Biological Anthropologist specializing in the behavioral ecology of non-human primates. Following his doctorate in 1992 from the Georg-August University at Goettingen, Germany, he received a Feodor-Lynen Research Fellowship in 1993 to work on the “Costs … Continued

Alumni Perspective: Dr. Lauren Stokes

Lauren Stokes is currently Assistant Professor of History at Northwestern University, where she teaches on modern German history, race and migration in European history, and the history of gender and sexuality. As a German Chancellor Fellow in 2013-2014, she was … Continued