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Governing Board

President

Gunther HellmannGunther Hellmann is Professor of Political Science at Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany and Principal Investigator in the Frankfurt Center of Excellence “Formation of Normative Orders”. He joined the leadership of WISC in 2011 as “Associate Executive Secretary”, assumed the position of “Executive Secretary” in 2014 and has been elected “President” when WISC formally registered as an association in 2017. His research interests are in theory (social theory and theories of international relations and foreign policy), German foreign policy and European and transatlantic security relations. He is a Member of the Board of the Aspen Institute Germany and one of the editors of “Zeitschrift für Internationale Beziehungen” (ZIB), a German IR-journal.
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Executive Secretary

Roberto DominguezRoberto Domínguez is Professor of International Relations at Suffolk University (Boston). He has actively represented the Mexican International Studies Association (MISA) in WISC executive meetings since 2005. He is chair of the section EU-Latin America at the European Union Studies Association (EUSA). His research focuses on regional security governance, transatlantic relations and perceptions of the European Union in the Western Hemisphere. Dr. Dominguez has conducted research projects for the European Parliament, the European Commission, and the British General Consulate in Miami.  He has also been Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute and editor of the Journal Relaciones Internacionales (UNAM-Mexico).
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Treasurer

Karina JędrzejowskaKarina Jędrzejowska is Assistant Professor at the Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw (Section of IR Political Economy), and coordinator of research sections in the Polish International Studies Association. She is a graduate of the University of Manchester (MsC Globalisation and Development, 2008), Warsaw School of Economics (MA Finance and Banking, 2007) and the Institute of International Relations (MA International Relations, 2005), University of Warsaw. She earned her PhD in Political Science from the University of Warsaw on the basis of dissertation "Sovereign Default in International Relations" (2011). She cooperates with the Centre for Contemporary India Research and Studies at the University of Warsaw. Her research areas include international monetary and financial relations and economic development. Dr. Jędrzejowska is an author of several papers and book chapters on financial issues in developing countries.
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Officers

Arie M. KacowiczArie M. Kacowicz is Professor of International Relations and the Chaim Weizmann Chair in International Relations at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.  A Faculty member since 1993, he was the Chair of the Department of International Relations in 2005-2008 and currently is the President of the Israeli Association of Israeli Studies.  His research interests include peace studies, international relations of Latin America, globalization and global governance, and the normative dimension of international relations. His recent publications include Globalization and the Distribution of Wealth: The Latin American Experience, 1982-2008 (Cambridge University Press, 2013), and Routledge Handbook of Latin American Security (co-edited with David Mares, Routledge 2016).
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Nassef Manabilang Adiong is the founder of Co-IRIS (International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort), PHISO (Philippine International Studies Organization), and DSRN (Decolonial Studies Research Network). He works on interdisciplinary research between Islam and International Relations (particularly, comparing Islamic governance with the nation-state system), and explores Muslim polities in Southeast Asia. Nassef is the chief editor of the International Journal of Islam in Asia (Brill Publishers), Islam and Global Studies series (Palgrave Macmillan), International Relations in Southeast Asia series (Routledge), Islam in Southeast Asia series (Palgrave Macmillan), Islam and International Relations series (Gerlach Press), and Islam in the Philippines series (IIUM Press). His works and publications are available at https://nassef.info/ and can be contacted via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Assistant to Governing Board

Isaac Flores Delgado holds a Master's Degree in International Relations from La Trobe University, in Melbourne, Australia. He is a full-time research professor of International Relations at Universidad del Mar (UMAR), in Mexico. His research interests include economic cooperation and integration in the Asia Pacific region. For the period 2015-2017, he served as the Logistics Secretary of the Mexican International Studies Association (MISA/AMEI).
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Internship

Diana Gastelum is an undergraduate at Suffolk University, Boston Massachusetts. She is currently pursuing a Bachelors in Environmental Policy and a minor in Government. Her research interests have consisted of relations between EU-Latin America and environmental development/sustainability in the Western Hemisphere. She joined WISC as an intern in 2019.
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