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The Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE) is staffed by high-profile experts on both the UK and Europe drawn from the University of Surrey's Department of Politics, as well as many others institutions and organisations. These include academic institutions around the world, think-tanks, the international media, the civil service and organisations based in the local community.

Centre Directors

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Professor Daniele Albertazzi

Professor of Politics and Co-Director of the Centre for Britain and Europe

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Dr Alia Middleton

Senior Lecturer in Politics, Co-Director of The Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE), Deputy Chair (FASS), University Ethics Committee and Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

Our Experts

EU-UK relations

Paul Adamson CBE

Paul Adamson

Founder/Editor of Encompass

Gianfranco Baldini CBE

Professor Gianfranco Baldini

Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Bologna

Stephen Fidler CBE

Stephen Fidler

Bureau Chief at Large of The Wall Street Journal. Formerly bureau chief in London and Brussels. Ex-Financial Times and Reuters.

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Professor Amelia Hadfield

Dean International, Head of Department of Politics, Founder and Former Co-Director of the Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE)

Mary C Murphy CBE

Dr Mary C Murphy

Jean Monnet Chair in European Integration, University College, Cork

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Susan Scholefield

(Professor in Practice) Former Civil Servant in Cabinet Office and Ministry of Defence

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Dr Jamie Shea

(Professor in Practice) Former NATO spokesman. Senior Fellow responsible for security and defence programmes at Friends of Europe and a Senior Advisor with the European Policy Centre

Uta Staiger CBE

Dr Uta Staiger

Director of European Institute, UCL

Christian Turner CBE

Christian Turner

Junior Fellow and Studentship Holder

Georgina Wright CBE

Georgina Wright

Senior Fellow and Director, Europe Programme, Institut Montaigne

Nick Wright CBE

Dr Nicholas Wright

Visiting Researcher

Elections and Public Opinion

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Dr Nikolaos Gkotsis Papaioannou

Teaching Fellow B in International Politics/ Senior Personal Tutor.

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Dr Alia Middleton

Senior Lecturer in Politics, Co-Director of The Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE), Deputy Chair (FASS), University Ethics Committee and Undergraduate Admissions Tutor

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Dr Roula Nezi

Senior Lecturer in Political Science

European Politics and European Law

Martyn Bond CBE

Dr Martyn Bond

Writer; former academic, BBC correspondent and civil servant for the EU

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Dr Laura Chappell

Senior Lecturer in European Politics

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Dr Theofanis Exadaktylos

Reader in European Politics

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Dr Simona Guerra

Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics

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Dr Noreen O'Meara

Senior Lecturer in Human Rights and European Law. Co-Director, Surrey Centre for International and Environmental Law (SCIEL).

Barbara Serra CBE

Barbara Serra

Journalist and broadcaster. European Media/Communication and EU citizens in the UK

Simon Usherwood CBE

Professor Simon Usherwood

Professor of Politics and International Relations, Open University

Local Engagement

Alex Goldberg

Rabbi Alex Goldberg

Dean of Religious Life and Belief, University of Surrey

Bob Pickles CBE

Robert Pickles

Chair/Governor - Employment & Skills Board; Orbital South Colleges Group; Brooklands College

Populism, Euroscepticism and Social Movements

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Professor Daniele Albertazzi

Professor of Politics and Co-Director of the Centre for Britain and Europe

Paolo Graziano CBE

Professor Paolo Graziano

Professor of Political Science and Public Policy, University of Padua

Cristobal Rovira-Kaltwasser CBE

Professor Cristóbal Rovira Kaltwasser

Professor of Political Science, Diego Portales University

Nick Startin CBE

Dr Nick Startin

Non Resident Senior Fellow, The Global Governance Institute, Brussels

Economics, Sociology and Social Anthropology

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Professor Holger Breinlich

Professor of Economics

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Dr Venetia Evergeti

Principal Teaching Fellow and Director of Learning and Teaching

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Department of Politics
Duke of Kent Building (DK)
University of Surrey
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7XH