Visiting Fellow

Professor Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii

Subject: Computational Linguistics and Natural Language Processing

Institution: University of Tokyo


Professor Thomas J. Baum

Subject: Plant Pathology and Microbiology

Institution: Iowa State University


Thomas J. Baum is a Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University, where he has been a faculty member since 1995. 

Professor Judith Harford

Subject: History of Education

Department/Institution: University College Dublin, Ireland

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Professor Igal Shvartz

Subject: Hebrew Literature

Department/Institution: Research Institute for Jewish and Israeli Literature and Culture, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev


Professor Ayako Sakurai

Subject: European Culture and Society

Department/Institution: School of International Communication, Senshu University (Tokyo, Japan)


Professor Karen Heimer

Subject: Criminology and Violence Studies

Department/Institution: Department of Sociology and Criminology, University of Iowa, USA

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Luc Brès

Luc Brès is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Business Administration at Laval University, Québec (Canada) and the co-director of the Interdisciplinary Research Laboratory on Corporate Social Responsibility (LIRSE). Interested in the interrelated socio-political dynamics at play in the socialisation of markets, he studies corporate social responsibility (CSR) and its tools, related professions, regulations and markets.

Professor Mathew Lewsey

Mat Lewsey is a hands-on lab biologist turned data-crunching genome scientist. He studies how plants perceive and interact with the world around them through regulation of their genes. His lab at the La Trobe Institute for Agriculture and Food (La Trobe University, Australia) is home to a diverse team of engineers, computational biologists, geneticists and more. Their work spans from the fundamental to the applied, involving commercial partners who grow a range of agricultural crops such as cannabis, opium poppies, barley, oats and peas.

Professor Greg Toner

Greg Toner is Professor of Irish at Queen’s University Belfast. His research focusses on medieval Irish language and literature, particularly literary analysis, textual editing, lexicography, and digital humanities. He is especially interested in Gaelic historiography and story, including narrative modes, and has published widely in Ériu, Éigse, and Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies.

Professor Florin Bilbiie

Florin Bilbiie is Professor of Economics at University of Lausanne, Research Fellow of the CEPR and Editor of European Economic Review. Before 2018, he was a Professor at Paris School of Economics and Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne for 9 years, and before that at Oxford University (Nuffield College) and HEC Paris. He visited and consulted with several central banks (New York Fed, Chicago Fed, ECB, Bank of England, Bundesbank, Riksbank, etc.) and held visiting positions with the National Bureau of Economic Research, New York University (NYC and Abu Dhabi) and CREi Barcelona.