The fellowship program is designed to offer scholars and researchers an opportunity to work in cutting-edge areas of economic, public and foreign policy, or cultural research. AICGS fellows have access to our broad network of policymakers, business leaders, and academics. Their research is presented in public seminars and analyses. Over 270 fellows have been involved since its founding in 1983.

Alexander Privitera is a Senior Fellow at AICGS. He focuses primarily on Germany’s European policies and their impact on relations between the United States and Europe. Previously, Mr. Privitera was the Washington-based correspondent for the leading German news channel, N24. As a journalist, over the past two decades he has been posted to Berlin, Bonn, Brussels, …Read More

Anna Stahl

Dr. Anna Stahl will be a DAAD/AICGS Research Fellow from October to December 2016. Previously, she was a Research Fellow at the EU-China Research Centre at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. She holds a PhD in political science from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in Brussels, Belgium. Moreover, she completed an MA in …Read More

Hale Mattox

Dr. Gale A. Mattox is Director of the Foreign and Domestic Policy Program at AICGS and Professor, Political Science Department, at the U.S. Naval Academy. She is a former elected department chair and chair of chairs, and was awarded the Distinguished Fulbright-Dow Research Chair at the Roosevelt Center, the Netherlands, for spring 2009. Professor Mattox …Read More


Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman is currently the Harry & Helen Gray Senior Fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University, where she has recently published a book entitled “Germany’s Foreign Policy of Reconciliation: From Enmity to Amity” (Rowman & Littlefield). She also directs the Institute’s Society, Culture & Politics Program. …Read More

Ron Linden

RONALD H. LINDEN is a DAAD/AICGS Research Fellow for September and October 2016. He is Professor of Political Science at the University of Pittsburgh and has just completed five years (2011-16) as Director of the European Studies Center, a federally funded National Resource Center and a Jean Monnet EU Center of Excellence. He was Director …Read More

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Vincent Dreher is Research Associate at the Center for International Political Economy at the Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science of the Free University Berlin. He is currently pursuing a PhD on the subject of international financial market regulation after the crisis of 2007-09, with a focus on the newly created Financial Stability Board. Among …Read More