GPAC² faculty

The Dual Career Training Programme to obtain a PhD in Governance and Policy Analysis (GPAC²) brings together scholars with various disciplinary backgrounds from leading institutes across the world and practitioners from policy-oriented organisations in order to initiate new research, contribute to current research and train young researchers.

 

Programme faculty

Programme management:

 

Programme faculty year one

  • Dr. Joe Abah, The Presidency, Bureau of Public Service Reforms, Nigeria
  • Dr. Boris Blumberg, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
  • Dr. Denis de Crombrugghe, School of Business and Economics, Maastricht University, the Netherlands
  • Dr. Neil Foster, UNU-MERIT, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Franziska Gassmann, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Maastricht University), the Netherlands
  • Dr. Mindel van de Laar, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Maastricht University), the Netherlands
  • Dr. Katrin Marchand, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Maastricht University), the Netherlands
  • Dr. Michal Natorski, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Maastricht University), the Netherlands
  • Dr. Onder Nomaler, UNU-MERIT  / Maastricht University, the Netherlands
  • Mr. Iman Rajabzadeh, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Maastricht University), the Netherlands
  • Dr. Shyama Ramani, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Maastricht University), The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Arjan Schakel, University of Bergen
  • Mrs. Jessica Slijkhuis, Jessica Slijkhuis Consultancy, the Netherlands
  • Dr. Fabiana Visentin, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht University, the Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Louis Volante, Professor of Education at Brock University, Canada, and Professorial Fellow at UNU-MERIT
  • Mr. Piu-Hang Wong, UNU-MERIT / Maastricht Graduate School of Governance (Maastricht University), the Netherlands

 

Supervisors

  • Dr. Gian Luigi Albano
    supervisor Ana Calderon, cohort 2012, graduated in 2019
  • Lisa Andersson
    supervisor Eliana Rubiano, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Jelena Arsenvic ,
    supervisor Pjurity Njagi, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Anthony Arundel
    supervisor Rafael Lemaitre, cohort 2013
  • Dr. Rene Belderbos
    supervisor Michal Kazimierczak, cohort 2014, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Emanuela Sortiri, cohort 2017
  • Michal Best
    Supervisor Yayehyirad Kitaw, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Mark Bevir
    supervisor Yulia Krieger, cohort 2009, graduated in 2015
    supervisor Catie Lott, cohort 2011, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Ana Calderon, cohort 2012, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Gillian McFarland, cohort 2016
    supervisor Nasir Ahmad – El Rufai, cohort 2017
    supervisor Lotte Geunis, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Robbert Biesbroek
    supervisor Ornsaran Manuamorn, cohort 2015, graduation in 2020
  • Dr. Jan Birner
    supervisor Silke Heuser, cohort 2015, graduated in 2018
  • Dr. Jaap Bos
    supervisor Manos Sfakianakis, cohort 2007, graduated in 2011
  • Alan de Brauw
    supervisor Daisy Demiraq, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Bertrand Candelon
    supervisor Manos Sfakianakis, cohort 2007, graduated in 2011
    supervisor Philip Drauz, cohort 2010
  • Dr. Michael Cichon
    supervisor Cécile Cherier, cohort 2010, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Erich de la Fuente, cohort 2015
    supervisor Richard de Groot, cohort 2016, , graduated in 2019
  • Dr. Antonio Cordella
    supervisor Bernard Nikaj, cohort 2010, graduated in 2017
    supervisor of Luiz Rothier, cohort 2014, graduated in 2016
    supervisor of Atsuko Okuda, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Denis de Crombrugghe
    supervisor Carmine Paolo De Salvo, cohort 2017
  • Mr. Forbes Davidson
    supervisor of Khaled Rajab, cohort 2010, graduated in 2018
  • Stephan Dietrich
    supervisor Valerio Giuffrida, cohort 2019
    supervisor Stafford Nichols, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Jaap Dronkers (late)
    supervisor Silvia Gomez, cohort 2013, graduated in 2015
    supervisor Fernanda Soares, cohort 2014, graduated in 2019
  • Dr. Hakan Edstrom
    supervisor Dennis Gyllensporre, cohort 2007, graduated in 2010
  • Adam Fagan
    supervisor Giulia Sechi cohort 2017″ Dr. Georg Frerkssupervisor Ibrahim Conteh, cohort 2010, graduated in 2015
  • Dr. Neil Foster
    supervisor Felipe Munoz Navia, cohort 2014
    supervisor Kenroy Roach, cohort 2015
    supervisor Jacqueline Salguero Huaman, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Brent Furneaux
    supervisor Niels Groen, cohort 2010, graduated in 2015
  • Dr. Eduardo Gamarra
    supervisor Erich de la Fuente, cohort 2015
  • Dr. Franziska Gassmann
    supervisor Sepideh Yousefzadeh, cohort 2008, graduated 2013
    supervisor Cécile Cherrier, cohort 2010, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Tareq Abu El-Haj, cohort 2011, graduated in 2018
    supervisor Vincenzo Vince, cohort 2014, graduated in 2018
    supervisor Richard de Groot, cohort 2016, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Ricardo Morel Berendson, cohort 2017
    supervisor Daisy Demirag, cohort 2018
    supervisor Stafford Nichols, cohort 2018
    supervisor Brian Mathebula, cohort 2019
    supervisor Claudia Roethlisberger, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Micheline Goedhuys
    supervisor Michal Kazimierczak, cohort 2014, graduated in 2019
  • Dr. Wim Groot
    supervisor Paul Caldron, cohort 2013, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Mutinta Hambayi, cohort 2013, graduated in 2018
    supervisor Ali Safarnejad, cohort 2013, graduated in 2017
    supervisor Camillo Carrilo Purin, cohort 2013, graduated in 2019
    Supervisor Pjurity Njagi, cohort 2016
    Supervisor Karol Rodriquez, cohort 2018
    supervisor Claudia Roethlisberger, cohort 2019
    supervisor Elizabeth Tseik Hassan, cohort 2018
  • Jessica Hagen Zanker
    supervisor Anna Katharina Knoll, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Friso den Hertog
    supervisor Joe Abah, cohort 2009, graduated 2012
    supervisor Bernard Nikaj, cohort 2010, graduated in 2017
  • Dr. Baharul Islam
    supervisor of Atsuko Okuda, cohort 2017
  • Khalid Koser
    supervisor Faryaneh Fadaeiresketi, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Katrin Kriz
    supervisor Cecile Cherrier, cohort 2010, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Brenda Yamba, cohort 2014, graduated in 2017
  • Dr. Katie Kuschminder
    supervisor Faryaneh Fadaeiresketi, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Mindel van de Laar
    supervisor Manos Sfakianakis, cohort 2007, graduated in 2011
    supervisor Fernanda Soares, cohort 2014, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Erich de la Fuente, cohort 2015
    supervisor Gloria Lucia Bernal Nisperuza, cohort 2017
    supervisor Nasir Ahmad – El Rufai, cohort 2017
    supervisor of Atsuko Okuda, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Harro van Lente
    supervisor Luiz Bautzer Rothier, cohort 2013, graduated in 2016
  • Dr. Jona Linde
    Supervisor Dina Kamal, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Bart Los
    supervisor Clovis Freire, cohort 2013, graduated in 2017
  • Dr. Henriette Maasen-Van den Brink
    supervisor Camillo Carrilo Purin, cohort 2013, graduated in 2019
  • Dr. Aukje Mantel-Teeuwisse
    supervisor Farida Lada, cohort 2009, graduated in 2016
  • Dr. Bruno Martorano
    supervisor Ricardo Morel Berendson, cohort 2017
    supervisor Claudia Roethlisberger, cohort 2019
    supervisor Valerio Giuffrida, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Rene Mauer
    supervisor Richard Martina, cohort 2011, graduated in 2016
  • Dr. Petra Meier
    supervisor Catie Lott, cohort 2011, graduated in 2019
  • Ortrun Merkle
    supervisor Eliana Rubiano, cohort 2019
    supervisor Lotte Geunis, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Pierre Mohnen
    supervisor Vincenzo Vince, cohort 2014, graduated in 2018
  • Michal Natorski,
    supervisor Giulia Sechi, cohort 2017
    supervisor Yayehyirad Kitaw, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Wim Naudé
    supervisor Ibrahim Conteh, cohort 2010, graduated in 2015
  • Dr. Hans Nelen
    supervisor Shellie Solomon, cohort 2012, graduated in 2019
  • Dr. Chris de Neubourg
    supervisor Dennis Gyllensporre, cohort 2007, graduated in 2010
  • Dr. Christine Neuhold
    supervisor Philip Drauz, cohort 2011
  • Dr. Eleonora Nillessen
    supervisor Maria Antonieta Collazos Ortiz, cohort 2017
    supervisor Dina Kamal, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Cathal O’Donoghue
    supervisor of Tareq Abu El-Haj, cohort 2011, graduated in 2018
    supervisor Shellie Solomon, cohort 2012, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Silke Heuser, cohort 2015, graduated in 2018
    supervisor Carmine Paolo De Salvo, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Milena Pavlova
    supervisor Paul Caldron, cohort 2013, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Ali Safarnejad, cohort 2013, graduated in 2017
  • Dr. Paul Rabe
    supervisor Khaled Rajab, cohort 2010, graduated in 2018
  • Dr. Shyama V. Ramani
    supervisor Farida Lada, cohort 2009, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Ornsaran Manuamorn, cohort 2015, graduation in 2020
    supervisor Alejandro Alvarez-Vanegas, cohort 2018
    supervisor Jacqueline Salguero Huaman, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Jo Ritzen
    supervisor Derek Copp, cohort 2012, graduated in 2015
    supervisor Rafael Lemaitre, cohort 2013
  • Dr. Arjan Schakel
    supervisor Maria Antonieta Collazos Ortiz, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Melissa Siegel
    supervisor Andrea Milan, cohort 2013, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Anna Katharina Knoll, cohort 2017
    supervisor Daisy Demirag, cohort 2018
    supervisor Eliana Rubiano, cohort 2019
  • Esther Schuring
    supervisor Brian Mathebula, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Ronald Skeldon
    supervisor Natalia Popova, cohort 2011, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Andrea Milan, cohort 2013, graduated in 2016
    supervisor Silke Heuser, cohort 2015, graduated in 2018
  • Dr. Aneta Spendhzhorova
    supervisor Philip Drauz, cohort 2010
  • Dr. Adam Szirmai (late)
    supervisor Laura Torvinen, cohort 2007, graduated 2013
    supervisor Khaled Rajab, cohort 2010, graduated in 2018
    supervisor Richard Martina, cohort 2011, graduated in 2016
  • Dr. Kaj Thomsson,
    supervisor Dina Kamal, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Nyasha Tirivayi
    supervisor Mutinta Hambayi, cohort 2013, graduated in 2018
    supervisor Richard de Groot, cohort 2016, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Martha Lahai-Conteh, cohort 2016
    supervisor Ricardo Morel Berendson, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Ed Taylor
    supervisor Valerio Giuffrida, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Philip Vergauwen
    supervisor Niels Groen, cohort 2010, graduated in 2015
  • Dr. Bart Verspagen
    supervisor Clovis Freire, cohort 2013, graduated in 2017
    supervisor Felipe Munoz Navia, cohort 2014
    supervisor Kenroy Roach, cohort 2015
    supervisor Emanuela Sirtori, cohort 2017
  • Dr. Louis Volante
    supervisor Derek Copp, cohort 2012, graduated in 2015
    supervisor Brenda Yamba, cohort 2013, graduated in 2017
    supervisor Gillian McFarland, cohort 2016
    supervisor Alejandro Alvarez-Vanegas, cohort 2018
    supervisor Elizabeth Tseik Hassan, cohort 2018
    supervisor Lotte Geunis, cohort 2019
  • Dr. Henk Wagenaar
    supervisor Yulia Krieger, cohort 2009, graduated in 2015
    supervisor Abel Lee, cohort 2014
  • Dr. Koko Warner
    supervisor Andrea Milan, cohort 2013, graduated in 2016
  • Dr. Kristof de Witte
    supervisor Fernanda Soares, cohort 2014, graduated in 2019
    supervisor Gloria Lucia Bernal Nisperuza, cohort 2017
    supervisor Karol Rodriquez, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Piu-Hang Wong
    supervisor Maria Antonieta Collazos Ortiz, cohort 2017
    supervisor Yayehyirad Kitaw, cohort 2018
  • Dr. Nevena Zhelyazkova
    supervisor Natalia Popova, cohort 2011, graduated in 2016

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