Join the Center for European Studies for a panel discussion hosted by professors Liesbet Hooghe and Gary Marks.
Hooghe is the W.R Kenan Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Robert Schuman Fellow at the EUI, Florence. She was born and educated in Belgium and received her doctorate from the KU Leuven. After a one-year Fulbright fellowship at Cornell University and a three-year postdoctoral fellowship at Nuffield College, Oxford, she joined the University of Toronto. In 2000, she moved to the UNC-Chapel Hill. Between 2004 and 2016, she also held the chair in multilevel governance at the VU University Amsterdam.
Marks is the Burton Craige Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill. He was educated in England and received his doctorate from Stanford University. In 2010 he was awarded a Humboldt Forschungspreis (Humboldt Research Prize) for his contributions to political science. He co-founded the Center for European Studies and EU Center of Excellence in 1994 and 1998, respectively, and served as director until 2006. Marks has had fellowships and visiting professorships at the Free University of Amsterdam, the Free University of Berlin, the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg, Pompeu Fabra, the Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna, Sciences Po, Konstanz University, McMaster University, the University of Twente and was a national fellow at the Hoover Institution. Currently Marks has a five-year grant from the European Research Council.