Curriculum Vitae


2017 - 2018

Individual Fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study

Research Fellow at the European University Institute

2014 – 2017

Lecturer in Practical Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy, Maastricht University.

2013 – 2014

Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Social and Political Science, EUI. Mentor: Rainer Bauböck

2012 – 2013               

Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of History and Civilization. The European University Institute. Mentor: Dirk Moses           


2006 – 2013
Ph.D. (2013); M.Phil. (2012); M.A. (2008) The New School for Social Research, Department of Politics. Major –Political Theory (distinction). Minor –Comparative Politics.

Dissertation: Language, History, Theatrics and the Rhetoric of Statecraft in Hobbes’s Leviathan. Awarded the New School for Social Research Commencement Award, for Ph.D. research that is of the highest quality evident in the excellence of the dissertation. This is the highest honor the school can bestow on its graduates.

Committee: 1st, Nancy Fraser; 2nd, Andreas Kalyvas; 3rd, Banu Bargu

2011 (Fall)    
Research Associate History. Queen Mary, University of London, History Department. Supervisor: Quentin Skinner

2011 (Summer)          

Visiting Fellow. Center for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Victoria University in the University of Toronto           

2010 (Fall)                 

Visiting Student. European University Institute,
History and Civilization. Supervisor: Martin Van Gelderen

2004 – 2005               

M.Sc. The University of Edinburgh. Nationalism Studies

2001 – 2004               

B.A. Carleton University. Political Science