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. Guido Steinberg is a DAAD/AICGS Research Fellow at AICGS in Fall 2017. In Germany, Guido Steinberg works for at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, SWP) in Berlin. An Islamicist by training, he has worked as a research coordinator at the Free University of Berlin and an advisor on …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

Mike Zapp

Dr. Mike Zapp is a DAAD/AICGS Research Fellow at AICGS in Fall 2017 and will be a research fellow at the Stanford Graduate School of Education in Spring and Summer 2018. Before coming to Washington, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Education and Society at the University of Luxembourg. He is interested …Read More

Peter S. Rashish, who counts over 25 years of experience counseling corporations, think tanks, foundations, and international organizations on transatlantic trade and economic strategy, is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Geoeconomics Program at AICGS. Mr. Rashish serves as a Senior Advisor for Trade and Transatlantic Relations at Transnational Strategy Group LLC, a Washington-based international business and …Read More

Steve Szabo

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

Victoria Rietig is an independent migration expert advising governments and foundations on migration and refugee issues, and a Senior Migration Fellow at AICGS. Her current clients include Germany’s development agency GIZ, the UK’s Foreign Office, the U.S. Department of State, and think tanks and foundations in Germany and the United States.  At AICGS, she conducts …Read More