The ACG and the Transatlantic Academy will host a discussion and luncheon with Dr. Wade Jacoby, Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University; Dr. Harold James, Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies at Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University; and Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist for the Financial Times.
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Dr. Wade Jacoby is a Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy and a Professor of Political Science at Brigham Young University. His books include Imitation and Politics: Redesigning Modern Germany and The Enlargement of the EU and NATO: Ordering from the Menu in Central Europe. Dr. Jacoby has published articles in many journals, including World Politics, Comparative Politics, Comparative Political Studies, Politics and Society, The Review of International Political Economy, The Review of International Organizations, and The British Journal of Industrial Relations. Dr. Jacoby previously was an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Grinnell College (1995-2000) and has been a Visiting Professor in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Bonn, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Cagliari, and at the EUI in Florence. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1996 and a B.A. in European Studies from Brigham Young University.
Dr. Harold James is a Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy and the Claude and Lore Kelly Professor in European Studies, a Professor of History and International Affairs, and Director of the Program in Contemporary European Politics and Society at Princeton University. He studies economic and financial history and modern German history, and is writing a history of the International Monetary Fund. Dr. James was educated at Cambridge University (Ph.D. in 1982) and was a Fellow of Peterhouse for eight years before going to Princeton University in 1986. His books include A German Identity, 1770-1990 (1989), International Monetary Cooperation Since Bretton Woods (1996), The End of Globalization: Lessons from the Great Depression (2001), Making the European Monetary Union (2012), and The Euro and the Battle of Ideas (2016, with Jean-Pierre Landau, and Markus K. Brunnermeier). He is also Marie Curie Visiting Professor at the European University Institute.
Gideon Rachman is a Bosch Public Policy Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy, and has served as Chief Foreign Affairs Columnist for the Financial Times since July 2006. He joined the FT after a 15-year career at The Economist, which included spells as a foreign correspondent in Brussels, Washington, and Bangkok. He also edited The Economist’s business and Asia sections. His particular interests include American foreign policy, the European Union, and globalization. Mr. Rachman is the author of Easternization: Asia’s Rise and America’s Decline From Obama to Trump and Beyond (2017).