CESAA Committee Members

Members of the Committee

Bruno Mascitelli (Swinburne University)

Bruno Mascitelli (Swinburne University)

President

Bruno Mascitelli has been a member of CESAA since 2002 and President since 2004. He is Associate Professor at Swinburne University of Technology and since 2016 a holder of a Jean Monnet Chair.

Email : bmascitelli@swin.edu.au


Peter Morgan (Sydney University)

Peter Morgan (Sydney University)

Vice President

Professor Peter Morgan is Director of the European Studies Program at the University of Sydney, and has written widely in the areas of German Studies, comparative literary studies, and European Studies. Peter Morgan is currently Vice President of the Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia (CESAA), and is an editor of Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies, and member of the Editorial Boards of Oxford German Studies, Journal of European Studies, EFLaC: Essays in French Literature and Culture, Transpositionen, and LIMBUS.

Email : peter.morgan@sydney.edu.au


Felicity Sharpe

Felicity Sharpe

Secretary

Felicity Sharpe is an International Relations student at Swinburne University of Technology, She is interested in how the European Union impacts the greater global political landscape, she is also an assistant nurse in the age care sector, she is passionate about people. She also loves her music.

Email : flicksharpe@outlook.com


TAMARA TUBAKOVIC

TAMARA TUBAKOVIC

MEMBERSHIP

Tamara Tubakovic is the Membership Officer for the Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia (CESAA) Executive Committee. She is currently a PhD candidate in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne with research interests in EU asylum policy and integration. In 2015, she was awarded a research scholarship by the EU Centre on Shared Complex Challenges. Her PhD examines the opportunities and challenges for policy change on the EU’s Dublin system. In 2016, she was awarded a scholarship to study as part of a postgraduate fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence. In 2017, Tamara undertook an internship at Egmont Institute in Brussels working on the new recast of EU asylum legislation. In addition to her role at CESAA she is the Chief-Editor for a peer-reviewed publication, the Melbourne Journal of Politics, and Deputy Editor for Quarterly Access, AIIA.

Email : tamarat@student.unimelb.edu.au


Amanda Crichton

Amanda Crichton

Treasurer

Coming soon…

Email : amanda.l.crichton@gmail.com


Bruce Wilson (RMIT)

Bruce Wilson (RMIT)

Member

Professor Bruce Wilson is Director of the European Union Centre at RMIT University, and Co-Director of the PASCAL International. In these roles, Bruce helps to build linkages between Australia and Europe, and to link an international network of researchers and policy makers with city and regional governments in policy formation related to social and economic policy, lifelong learning and environment.

Email : bruce.wilson@rmit.edu.au


Stephen Alomes (RMIT)

Stephen Alomes (RMIT)

Member

Adjunct Professor Stephen Alomes of the Centre for Global Research at RMIT University is a contemporary historian of nationalism and populism and has also published books on Australian expatriates in the arts and on sport and global and commercial culture. Co-author of a study of Silvio Berlusconi and Nicolas Sarkozy as mainstream celebrity populists, his books include two edited works, French Worlds Pacific Worlds (on French nuclear testing and the Pacific responses) and A Changing France in a Changing World. He is also a former vice president of the Institute for the Study of French Australian Relations (ISFAR) and a former chair of the editorial board of its journal, the French Australian Review.

Email : stephen.alomes@rmit.edu.au


Maren Klein

Maren Klein

Member

Coming soon…

Email : maren.klein@fu-berlin.de


Chiara De Lazzari

Chiara De Lazzari

Member

Dr Chiara De Lazzari completed PhD in Politics at Swinburne University of Technologies on the question of expatriate voting and citizenship rights for Italians abroad. She holds a Master’s degree in International Relations from University for Foreigners in Perugia, Italy. She has taught in the area of politics at the University of Melbourne and Monash University. She is currently Lecturer and Course Coordinator at Navitas College of Public Safety in Melbourne.

Email :  chiara.delazzari@ncps.edu.au


Perparim (Rimi) Xhaferi

Perparim (Rimi) Xhaferi

Website manager

Perparim (Rimi) is a member and website manager of the Contemporary European Studies Association of Australia (CESAA). He is an International compliance advisor at RMIT, while completing a Ph.D at the University of Sydney. In his current dissertation, he is exploring Albanian identity through analysis of some latest works of the Albanian prominent writer Ismail Kadare.

Email : rimi.xhaferi@rmit.edu.au


Matthew Coote

Matthew Coote

Member

Matthew Coote works as a Research Officer and Social Media Manager at the European Union Centre at RMIT University. Matthew’s interest in EU-Australia relations includes the EU Digital Single Market and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), psephology (statistical analysis of elections), trade and regional development for international business, and European film festivals as tools for cultural diplomacy and soft power.

Email : matthew.coote@rmit.edu.au


Cael Hannah

Cael Hannah

ESSAY competition coordinator

Cael Hannah is a recent graduate from Swinburne University of Technology with a keen interest in international relations and social science. He is a committee member and the Essay Competition Coordinator for CESAA since February 2018.

Email : caelhannah1@gmail.com


James Miles Carey

James Miles Carey

Member

coming soon…

Email : jcarey1@student.unimelb.edu.au


Kelly Michelle Soderstrom

Kelly Michelle Soderstrom

Member

Kelly Soderstrom is a PhD Candidate in International Relations at the University of Melbourne and holds a Master’s degree in International and European Politics from the University of Edinburgh. Her PhD thesis examines responsibility in the context of Germany’s response to the 2015 refugee crisis. Her research interests include German and EU asylum policies, European integration, identity, and citizenship. In 2018, she was awarded a postgraduate fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence.

Email : ksoderstrom@student.unimelb.edu.au