Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for the Study of a Transnational Europe


Key members of staff in CESTE are:

Jean Monnet Chair Professor Karen Heard-Laureote

JM Chair, Academic Co-ordinator of the project and Reader in European Politics.

Professor Wolfram Kaiser

Professor of European Studies. Main research interests in contemporary European history and politics, especially EU politics and the process of European integration since 1945.

Jean Monnet Chair (ad personam) Mike Mannin

JM Chair (ad personam).

Dr Nora Siklodi

Lecturer in Politics. Main research interests are in the field of citizenship and migration studies, and European and British politics.

Dr Mark Field

Senior Lecturer in Politics and Public Policy; Course Leader for Masters in Public Administration (MPA). Main research interests are Civil Society Organisations, transparency, accountability and governance.

Dr Richard McMahon

Lecturer in European Studies. Main research areas are political identity narratives, with a particular focus on academics and Europe.

Dr Ed Stoddard

Lecturer in International Relations and Contemporary Security. Main research interests lie in Security Studies.

Victoria Boscaro

CESTE2 Research Assistant.