The millennial generation in Europe and the United States has come of age in a rapidly changing global environment. While some characterize this generation as narcissistic and self-entitled, others argue that these “digital natives” are intensely engaged in an increasingly diverse, connected world. It is important to expand the transatlantic dialogue by incorporating the perspectives of millennials and young minorities as they develop their own solutions to emerging global challenges.
Dr. Rana Deep Islam works as a project manager at Stiftung Mercator, one of the largest private foundations in Germany. He primarily covers its European activities. Dr. Islam holds an MA from the College of Europe in Bruges and a PhD from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. Before joining Stiftung Mercator, he worked at the School …Read More
Joyce Marie Mushaben is a Professor of Comparative Politics, a Research Fellow in the Center for International Studies, and former Director of the Institute for Women’s & Gender Studies (2002-2005). Fluent in German, her teaching centers on comparative public policy, European politics, women’s leadership, citizenship, immigration and globalization. Her research covers new social movements, youth protest, …Read More
Bernhard Maleck has been teaching at IES Abroad Berlin since 1995. Previously, he has taught at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Johns Hopkins University, and was the recipient of a Fellowship for research at the John F. Kennedy Institute of North American Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin. He also served as Academic Advisor for …Read More
Dr. Stephen F. Szabo is a Senior Fellow at AICGS, where he focuses on German foreign and security policies and the new German role in Europe and beyond. Until June 1, he was the Executive Director of the Transatlantic Academy, a Washington, DC, based forum for research and dialogue between scholars, policy experts, and authors …Read More
Alexander Ritzmann is the Senior Adviser MENA-Region (Middle East/North Africa) for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in Cairo, Egypt. Before that, Ritzmann was a Senior Policy Advisor with the “European Foundation for Democracy” in Brussels and a Research Fellow with the “Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security” in Potsdam. He specializes in Democracy …Read More