Helen Callaghan, PhD


 

Vita


 
born April 3, 1976 in Wiesbaden (Germany)
 
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Dissertation (defended in August 2006)
European Integration and the Clash of Capitalisms:
British, French and German disagreements over corporate governance, 1970-2003
Committee:
Kathleen Thelen (Chair), Michael Wallerstein, Peter Gourevitch, Karen Alter

 

Education

1999-2006
PhD programme in Political Science, Northwestern University
2000-2002
MSc in "Mathematical Methods in the Social Sciences" at Northwestern University
1995-1998
BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Trinity College, Oxford University
2002-2003
Pensionnaire Étrangère, École Normale Supérieure, Paris
1998-1999
Visiting Student, Humboldt Universität Berlin
1993-1995
Abitur, St. Viti Gymnasium Zeven
1992-1993
International Baccalaureate course (year one), Impington Village College, Cambridge, UK

 

Fellowships and Awards

2010
DAAD-Procope Franco-German research grant (12.000 Euro, shared with Paul Lagneau-Ymonet)
2006
Max-Weber post-doctoral fellowship, European University Institute Florence (two years)
2004
Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies dissertation fellowship (two years)
2003
Council for European Studies dissertation fellowship (twelve months)  
Class Prize, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University
2002
French government Chateaubriand dissertation fellowship (nine months)  
Bourse d' Accueil, Ecole Normale Supérieure. Paris (nine months)
2000
Fellowship from the Mathematical Methods program, Northwestern University (twelve months)
1999
Fellowship from the Graduate School, Northwestern University (four years)
1996
Distinction in the First Public Examination in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Oxford University  
Exhibition, Trinity College Oxford



 

Teaching Experience

2007-2008
Fall: EU Institutions and Policy-Making (Masters Program, James Madison University Florence)
2006-2007
Winter: Comparative Capitalism - East, West, South (Ph.D. Seminar, European University Institute, Florence)
2005-2006
Fall: Comparative Corporate Governance  
(PoliSci 376, Northwestern University)
Teaching Assistance (at Northwestern University)
2001-2002
Fall: "Applied Statistics for Research" (graduate level) with Prof. Tanner  
 
Winter: "Introduction to World Systems" with Prof. Reno  
 
Spring: "Introduction to Comparative Politics" with Prof. Winters
2000-2001
Spring: "Game Theory" with Prof. Abdulkadiroglu  
 
Winter: "Formal Theories of Justice" with Prof. Austen-Smith

 

Professional Service

Teaching administration
Academic co-odinator, together with Anne Rasmussen, of the EUI/University College Dublin Summer School on European Union Politics, June 2008;  
 
Academic advisor, EDULINK Network of Excellence for Qualitative Research Methods (ACP-EU Cooperation Programme in Higher Education; Project: Building and Sustaining a Qualitative Methods Network in Sub-Saharan Africa), January 2009-December 2011.
Refereeing
Comparative Political Studies, Comparative European Politics, European Union Politics, Journal of Common Market Studies, Journal of European Public Policy, Politics, West European Politics
Editing
Editor of the MPIfG Newsletter (ongoing)  
 
Editor of the MPIfG Yearbook (ongoing)  
 
Editor of the SPS in Press publications newsletter at the European University Institute, 2008-09
Other
Executive Council Member of the Society for the Advancement of Socioeconomics (SASE) (ongoing)  
 
Member of the MPIfG Publications Committee (ongoing)  
 
Chair of the MPIfG Library Committee (ongoing)  
 
Member of the MPIfG Intranet Committee (ongoing)  
 
Coordinator of the MPIfG Working Group on Institutional Change (ongoing)









 

Invited Talks

2012
University College Dublin, Geary Institute (guest lecture)
2009
Millstein Center for Corporate Governance at Yale School of Management
2008
Waseda University Tokyo (guest lecture)  
 
MZES Mannheim (guest lecture)
2007
St. Hugh's College Oxford (job talk for research fellowship)
2006
Nuffield College Oxford (job talk for research fellowship)





 

Other Work Experience

1997
Sept.: internship in the Press Department of the German Embassy, London  
 
August: internship at the Bonn editorial office of the ‘Financial Times'  
 
April: internship in the Berlin editorial office of ‘The Economist’

 

Languages

German
Native
English
Native
French
Fluent
Italian
Fluent
Russian
Basic

 
For references, please contact:
Prof. Kathleen Thelen
Northwestern University
thelen(at)northwestern.edu
Prof. Peter Gourevitch
University of California, San Diego
pgourevi(at)irpsmail.ucsd.edu
Prof. Wolfgang Streeck
Max Planck Institute Cologne
streeck(at)mpifg.de
Prof. David Soskice
Nuffield College Oxford
soskice(at)duke.edu
Prof. Karen Alter
Northwestern University
kalter(at)northwestern.edu
 


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