The Study Guides that will be conducted by the Presidency of each Committee will be supervised by academics and experts of the Secondary and Higher Education.
Tobias Hofmann is Professor of International Relations and European Integration at the Otto Suhr Institute of Political Science at Free University of Berlin, Convenor of the IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods at the National University of Singapore, and Vice Chair of the International Political Science Association's Research Committee on Concepts and Methods. He is a graduate of the University of Konstanz and earned his PhD at Free University of Berlin. He previously held positions at the University of Utah, National University of Singapore, the College of William & Mary, Princeton University, and Harvard University. His research examines the political economy of international institutions, with a focus on dispute settlement and compliance in multilateral and preferential trade agreements as well as European integration.
Wolfgang S. Heinz
Dr. Wolfgang S. Heinz is currently senior lecturer for Political Science at the Free University Berlin. He is a former Vice-President of the European Committee on the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and former Chair of the United Nations Human Rights Council Advisory Committee. He holds an outstanding experience in the field of Human Rights, being a Former Senior Policy Adviser at the German Institute for Human Rights (National Human Rights Institution) in Berlin, with focus on United Nations (UN), international security policies, and torture prevention in Europe.
Alberto Prati is an economist, working at the intersection of behavioural economics, philosophy of science and social psychology. Since 2020, he has joined University of Oxford as a postdoctoral research fellow of the Wellbeing Research Centre and SciencesPo Paris as a lecturer in Economics. He is an associate faculty at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics and a research associate of the French Well-being Observatory. He has been a consultant for the OECD within the Better Life Initiative.
His research explores the relationship between time, judgments and decisions, with a particular focus on subjective well-being. He has also been studying cognitive biases, environmental sustainability and political preferences, using quantitative socio-economic
Antonia Zervaki graduated from the School of Philosophy of Athens University in 1995; she holds an MA in European Studies (University of Exeter/Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Rennes) (1996) and an MA in European Organisation and Diplomacy (Athens School of Law, Economics and Political Science) (1998). In 2000 she became a research fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, where she conducted research on the challenges and prospects of EU – Council of Europe relations. Ιn 2006, she was awarded a PhD in international relations/organisation (title: Political Culture and the conduct of Greek foreign policy within the framework of international organizations) (Athens School of Law, Economics and Political
Since 2007 she has been a visiting lecturer in several universities and research institutions in Greece, including the Diplomatic Academy of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the National Security School of the Greek Police Academy. Since 2017 she is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Department of Political Science and Public Administration of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is a member of the Hellenic Society of International Law and International Relations, the Academic Council on the United Nations System, the International Political Science Association, the European Political Science Association and member of the Board of the Hellenic National Committee of the Blue Shield.