Regional Managers


Afolabi Olugbemiga Samuel

Anglophone Central & Eastern Africa

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, Nigeria


Tiago Fernandes

Southern Europe

Assistant Professor of Political Science
New Lisbon University, Portugal


Martin Tanaka

Andean Countries

Principal Investigator, Instituto de Estudios Peruanos
Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences
Pontificia Universidad Católica, Lima, Peru


Abdoul Karim Saidou

Francophone West Africa

Chief of Operations
Centre for Democratic Governance
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso


Carlos Gervasoni

South America

Profesor Investigador Ordinario
Department of Political Science & International Relations
Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Kharis Templeman

East Asia & Southeast Asia

Program Manager, Taiwan Democracy Project, Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, Stanford University


Kate Schuenke Lucien


Doctoral candidate in Political Science,
University of Notre Dame


Asma Shakir Khawaja

South-Central Asia

Assistant Professor, Peace and Conflict Studies,
National Defence University, Islamabad

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Julio C. Teehankee

North-East & South-East Asia

Dean, College of Liberal Arts
De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

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Carlos Shenga

Lusophone Africa

Director, Centre for Research on Governance
and Development, Mozambique
Researcher, Centre for Social Science Research
PhD, University of Cape Town, South Africa

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Richard Asante

Anglophone West Africa

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Department, History and Politics Unit, Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, Legon

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Njekwa Mate

Southern Africa

The University of Zambia
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Political and Administrative Studies Department
Lusaka, Zambia


Solofo Randrianja


Political Historian at Univ of Toamasina

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Daniel G Ogbaharya

Horn of Africa

Instructor, Western Illinois University



Central Africa


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Shpetim Gashi


Vice President
Council for Inclusive Governance

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Tom Louwerse

Western Europe

Assistant Professor in Political Science
Institute of Political Science, Leiden University

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Medet Tiulegenov

Central Asia

Assistant Professor
International and Comparative Politics Department
American University of Central Asia

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Sokol Lleshi

Eastern Europe

Doctoral Candidate in Political Science,
Doctoral School of Political Science, Central European University

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Dina Kiwan


Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Media Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, American University of Beirut

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Iryna Solonenko

Russia, Ukraine, Belarus

DAAD/OSF Scholar,
European University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder, Germany

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Vello Pettai


Professor of Comparative Politics,
University of Tartu, Estonia


Clemence Pinaud

Sudan and South Sudan

Fulbright fellow and visiting scholar, Center for African Studies of UC Berkeley


Nour Awaiss


MA in penal law (Université Saint Joseph, Beirut, Lebanon)
Commissioning and Outreach Editor
Common Ground News Service
Montreal, Canada


David Campbell

United States and Canada

Professor of Political Science; Founding director, Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy
University of Notre Dame

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Jose Antonio Aguilar Rivera


Professor of Political Science
División de Estudios Políticos,

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Abdalhadi Alijla


State University of Milan

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Hind Arroub

North Africa

Founder&Director of a think tank "Hypatia of Alexandria Institute for Reflexion and Studies",
Ph.D in Law and Political Science, Mohamed V University, Rabat, Morocco


Cynthia Barrow-Giles


Senior Lecturer, Political Science
Dept of Gov't Sociology and Social Work, UWI, Cave Hill Campus