RUB Europadialog is funded by Stiftung Mercator
holds a Master in European Governance and Regulation at the Centre for European Integration Studies (ZEI) of Bonn. He currently works at the German-Italian Centre for European Excellence Villa Vigoni. He is a Phd candidate in Political Science at the University of Bonn and fellow of the Research Project RUB-Europadialoge at the University of Bochum. His work focuses on a comparative study on the development of political identities in Europe and in the United States.