Welcome to the Center for European Studies!

Here is our inaugural group of Graduate Associates:

Christopher Bischof, History
Kari Burnett, Geography
Shannon Connelly, Art History
Kelly Clancy, Political Science
Alex Jakubow, Political Science
Yelena Kalinsky, Art History
Anita Kurimay, History
Mary Catherine Lawler, Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures
Mark Major, Political Science
Katrin Polak-Springer, Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures
Peter Polak-Springer, History
Neil Quest, Anthropology
Terence Teo, Political Science
Andreas Tiemann, Political Science
Evren Yalaz, Political Science
Kathleen Woodhouse, Geography
Patricia Young, Political Science


  • Keep an eye on this page for announcement of spring 2019 events!
  • Nikolas Kosmatopoulos will join CES as visiting scholar in spring 2019. Assistant professor in the dept. of Political Studies and Public Administration at the American University in Beirut, Nikolas's interests range from migration, to war and peace, to popular politics at sea! We are excited for his lively participation in the life of the Center.
  • CES announces its new Faculty Advisory Board
  • CES has been chosen as the Rutgers liaison to the Transatlantic Summer Institute, which runs transdisciplinary workshops for Ph.D. candidates in Germany and the U.S.
  • Resources and Outreach -- Grants

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Rose Petals Falling through the Pantheon's Oculus


Fountain designed to look like human faces


The Parthenon


European skyline (Links and Resources page)