Mundus MAPP Alumni Going to PhD Programs

Mundus MAPP proudly presents our former students who, after their graduation from the program, continued their education in doctoral programs in and outside of Europe. Below is a list of our graduates who have been admitted, are enrolled in, or already completed PhD programs.


Year of graduation,
mobility track

University of doctoral studies

Research topic or
broader research area

Karthik Nachiappan 2009,
India Institute, Kings College London, UK India’s multilateral behaviour as a rising power across a range of issue areas – climate change, trade, nuclear disarmament, and international public health
Vivek Nemane 2009,
School of Law, University of New England, Armidale, Australia Invasive Animals and Biosecurity in Australia - Improved Legal and Institutional Arrangements (IACRC, Australia)
James Nyomakwa-Obimpeh 2009,
Joint program of the University of Cologne, Germany and the University of Edinburgh, UK European Union's External Trade Negotiations: A Comparative Analysis of Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) With ECOWAS and CARIFORUM
Juan Carlos Trivino Salazar 2009,
Department of Political and Social Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain Alliances that emerge between political parties and immigrant associations in the presence of politicized immigration conflicts at the local level
Kazi Nurmohammad Haque 2010,
Asia Research Centre, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia The Political Economy of Development
Benedict Yiyugsah 2010,
International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands The Political Economy of Social Protection Policy Dissemination in Africa
Gerardo Javier Arriaga Garcia 2010,
School of Social Policy, University of Birmingham, UK Social Policy and Development: the Human Face of Poverty
Amelia Dulee-Kinsolving 2010,
Maynooth University, Ireland Young workers and traineeships in Ireland and Spain
Damian Gonzalez Salzberg 2010,
School of Law, University of Reading, UK International human rights law through the lens of queer theory
Hovhannes Nahapetyan 2010,
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, US  
Dragan Mihajlovic 2011,
Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Germany  
Shqipe Neziri 2011,
Department of Public Administration, South-East European University, Tetova, Macedonia Extracting justice: Fighting corruption in resource-rich countries
Judy Jou 2011,
Institute of Government and Public Policies, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, Spain Family-friendly workplace policies in the United States: Associations with maternal and infant health
Aleksandra Karpova 2011,
Institute of Government and Public Policies, Universitat Autònoma Barcelona, Spain Role of Creative and Knowledge Industries in Urban Development: Case Studies Based on Western and Eastern Europe Experience
Koen Geven 2012,
Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University Institute, Florence, Italy Public policy and inequality in higher education
Adina Maricut 2012,
Doctoral School of Political Science, Public Policy and International Relations, Central European University, Hungary What do EU institutions want? Understanding institutional behavior in the area of freedom, security and justice
Zuzana Novakova 2012,
International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands How the EU understands and engages with the transitions in the "European neighbourhood"
Britta Katharina Matthes 2012,
Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath, UK Unpacking the 'State' category - the Pluri-national State of Bolivia
Chau Nguyen 2012,
University of East Anglia, UK Why there is no NATO in Southeast Asia: a constructivist analysis of the ASEAN Way of security
Jorge Galindo Alfonso 2013,
Department of Sociology, University of Geneva, Switzerland Comparative political economy of labour market dualization
Emmanuel Adu-Ampong 2013,
Department of Urban Studies and Planning, University of Sheffield, UK The governance of tourism-led local economic development planning. An interactive governance perspective of the Elmina 2015 Strategy in Ghana
James Wilhelm 2014,
Salzburg Centre of European Union Studies, University of Salzburg, Austria The significance of the European Union as an electoral fault line in national politics and the impact the crisis has had on this phenomenon
Maxime Pelletier 2014,
Department of Political Science, University of Montreal, Canada The enforcement of political finance regulation


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Last updated: March 31, 2016 - 17:30