Business and Management Faculty

Sabrina AnjaraSabrina Gabrielle Anjara
Queen’s College
University of Cambridge

Sabrina Gabrielle Anjara is a Doctor of Philosophy at the Cambridge Institute of Public Health. Having worked in academia and civil service, Sabrina has a keen eye for detail and the ability to explain abstract concepts with clarity and simplicity. She is also a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and in 2016 a Visiting Fellow at Universitas Gadjah Mada.

asimakopoulosIoannis Asimakopoulos
Faculty of Law
University of Cambridge (UK)

Ioannis Asimakopoulos completed his Masters in Corporate Law (MCL) at Christ’s College (2016), University of Cambridge (UK), focusing mainly on transactional risks and legal remedies. Prior to coming to Cambridge, I studied law at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece (2010-2014), and International Economics & Finance at the Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece (2014-2016). I am a qualified lawyer in Greece (Athens Bar Association) and he has worked in Athens, Greece as a lawyer (2014-2015). In September 2016, he is moving to Geneva to join the WTO’s EU mission. His research interests include contract law, corporate finance, law and economics, investment law, and international arbitration.

timothy-astanduDr Timothy Astandu
Judge Business School
University of Cambridge(UK)

Timothy has graduated and got PHD degree in Organisational Behaviour at Cambridge Judge Business School. Using his experience in top-level decision making at one of Indonesia’s largest distributors of pulp and paper products and at a technology start-up, Timothy’s current research focuses on bridging the gap between leadership theories and real-world practice. In addition to his research, Timothy has taught and supervised students at undergraduate, MPhil, MBA and EMBA levels. His research combines a mix of empirical and theoretical approaches. Timothy previously held the position of Lab Manager at the Cambridge Experimental and Behavioural Economics Group (CEBEG).

lorand-bartelsDr Lorand Bartels
University Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Law
University of Cambridge

Dr Lorand Bartels is a University Senior Lecturer in Law in the Faculty of Law and a Fellow of Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge, where he teaches international law, WTO law and EU law. He holds degrees in English literature and law from the University of New South Wales and a PhD in law from the European University Institute. Before joining Cambridge, Dr Bartels was a Lecturer in International Economic Law at the University of Edinburgh. He has taught at several other universities, as well as the Academy of European Law (EUI) and he is a faculty member of the IELPO (Barcelona) and MILE (World Trade Institute, Bern) programs on trade law. In 2007 he was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and an AHRC Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for International Law in Heidelberg.

monique-boddingtonDr Monique Boddington
Research Assiociate at the Entrepreneurship Centre
Judge Business School
University of Cambridge(UK)

Dr Monique Boddington is a Research Associate at the Entrepreneurship Centre, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. She is lead project supervisor on the Postgraduate diploma in Entrepreneurship, through this role she has supported multiple ventures. Monique’s research includes the study of entrepreneurial teams, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship and gender; and the use of sociological approaches to broaden our understanding of entrepreneurial activity. Monique leads the EVER project which is a longitudinal qualitative study of the teams within Accelerator Cambridge. This project aims to understand the strategic decision-making of early ventures and how teams pivot over time. She is also currently working on a project exploring the impact of gender on entrepreneurship in the gaming industry. She has a PhD from the University of Cambridge (Magdalene College).

yasser-bhattiDr Yasser Bhatti
Research Fellow in Frugal Innovation
Imperial College London

Yasser Bhatti completed his PhD in Innovation and MSc in Entrepreneurship from University of Oxford’s Said Business School and Green Templeton College. His research interests are in innovation, entrepreneurship, and strategy with focus on innovation under constraints, the localisation and globalisation of innovation, and the role of emerging market economies and situated actors such as social entrepreneurs in emerging trends in innovation, particularly frugal innovation for healthcare. He studies these phenomena through the lens of institutional theory and resource theories (RBV and RDT). He also has an interest in regional clusters and scenarios and futures. In addition to being affiliated with the Oxford Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, he is also a research member of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) UK National team.

povilas-lastauskasDr Povilas Lastauskas
Lecturer in Economics
Director of Studies at Wolfson College & Fitzwilliam College
University of Cambridge

Povilas is a lecturer in Economics at the University of Cambridge, UK, and Director of Studies in Economics at Wolfson College and Fitzwilliam College (University of Cambridge, UK). His research interests encompass both theory and empirics. On the theory side, he mainly works on international and labour economics from a macro perspective. On the empirical side, he is interested in spatial econometrics, panel data methods, and global macroeconomic modelling.

dave-robinsonDr David Robinson
Senior Lecturer in Marketing
Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

David Robinson is Senior Lecturer in Marketing at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Every year he teaches more than 1,000 students in the Principles of Business course. In addition to the introductory business course he teaches the core undergraduate courses in marketing and business communication and MBA courses in marketing strategy and pricing. He has travelled and taught extensively in Asia. After studying in England for four years, he earned his PhD in Psychology from Brown and his MBA at UNC Chapel Hill. He has written a textbook on Business Protocol.

charles-roddieDr Charles Roddie
University Lecturer, Faculty of Economics
University of Cambridge

Charles Roddie is a member of the faculty of economics at the University of Cambridge (UK). He received his PhD from Princeton University, specialising in the fields of Microeconomics, Game Theory, and Political Economics. He completed his BA in Mathematics at Trinity College, University of Cambridge. In addition to lecturing in Cambridge, he has also taught at Said Business School (University of Oxford, UK).

monica-wirzDr Monica Wirz
University of Cambridge

Monica Wirz has 28 years of international corporate experience comprising secondments in Germany, UK and Brazil; regional coordination in Latin America. Solid track record in a wide range of Marketing disciplines in varied industries, among these: FMCG, media, management consultancy and business start-ups. Main skills developed in the areas of strategic planning, brand management, product development, marketing research, e-commerce and new business development. The professional experience in the field of management and leadership has evolved into a strong interest in investigating the relationship between theory and praxis in the context of gendered embodiment.

kenneth-tsangKenneth Tsang
University of Cambridge

Kenneth Tsang obtained his BA from UC Berkeley and his Master of Philosophy in International Relations from University of Cambridge (UK). He has extensive experience in the fields of International Trade, Finance, and Economics working at US Chamber of Commerce, and Silicon Valley.

raphael-silberzahnProfessor Raphael Silberzahn
Assistant Professor of Managing People in Organizations
IESE Business School
University of Navarra

Raphael Silberzahn is an Assistant Professor in the Department Managing People in Organizations. He earned his PhD at the University of Cambridge. He further holds an undergraduate degree from RSM Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands and studied at Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico and at St Petersburg State University in Russia. Raphael was awarded multiple scholarships from the German National Academic Foundation and from the British Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) as well as from Cambridge Judge Business School and the University of Oxford.

International Relations & Politics Faculty

Kaitlin BallKaitlin Ball
Magdalene College
University of Cambridge

Kaitlin Ball is a licensed US attorney and a PhD student in the Department of Politics and International Studies at Magdalene College. Her research focuses on empirical and qualitative analysis of so called ‘soft’ international law, looking at form and jurio-linguistics in human rights and environmental soft law agreements. Kaitlin has significant experience working with some of the leading organisations in the world including US Department of State’s Office of the Legal Advisor, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, and the International Criminal Court’s office of the Prosecutor.

alexandra-bocseAlexandra Maria Bocse
Trinity College
University of Cambridge (UK)

Alexandra Bocse has worked and volunteered for different governmental and intergovernmental organisations. She was a Robert Schuman Fellow with the Directorate General for External Policies of the European Parliament working in this capacity on the EU Foreign Policy towards new and emerging democracies. She has worked in research for the United Nations University – Comparative Regional Integration Studies, Bruges and researched on the role of the European Union as a regional actor with global aspirations in the field of security, as well as on the regional integration trends around the Atlantic and the implications of these trends for the European Union Foreign Policy. Alexandra has also worked in the past for the United Nations Development Programme and the British Embassy in Bucharest, the Political and European Affairs Section.

john-dunnEmeritus Professor John Dunn
Professor for Politics, Department of Politics and International Studies
King’s College
University of Cambridge (UK)

John Montfort Dunn is an emeritus Professor of Political Theory at King’s College, Cambridge and Visiting Professor in the Graduate School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Chiba University, Japan. Professor Dunn was a fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge from 1965 to 1966 and the Harkness Fellow at Harvard University; since 1966 he has been a fellow of King’s College. He has been a lecturer in political science at Cambridge University between 1972 and 1977 and a reader in politics from 1977 to 1987. In 1987 he was appointed as a professor of political theory at Cambridge University.

catherine-mackenzieDr Catherine Mackenzie
Faculty of Law
University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr Mackenzie is a university lecturer in International Environmental Law at the University of Cambridge. She is also an Academic Fellow of the Honorable Society of the Inner Temple. A member of the Bar of England and Wales and Australia, she has practised law in UK, Hong Kong and Australia and been employed by the World Bank, Asian Development Bank and United Nations. Her research focuses on the relationship between international law and environmental protection and she has particular interests in international forest law, climate change obligations and the implementation and enforcement of environmental obligations by international courts and tribunals. She coordinates the Cambridge MPhil and LLM paper in International Environmental Law, supervises PhD research, and lectures on the Masters in Sustainability Leadership.

Dr Kun-Chin LinDr Kun-Chin Lin
Senior Lecturer
Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS)
University of Cambridge

Dr Kun-Chin Lin joined the Department in 2011 from King’s College London where he was a Lecturer at the China Institute, with affiliation with the Department of Political Economy. He graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College, and obtained his PhD in political science from the University of California at Berkeley. Kun-Chin was a Leverhulme Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Chinese Studies at the University of Oxford, and Assistant Professor of Political Science at the National University of Singapore. His research activities focus on the politics of market reform in developing countries, industrial organisation and labour relations, federalism and public goods provision, energy security, transport infrastructure development, foreign direct investment, political risk analysis, and regional and urban-rural distributive issues in the process of urbanisation. He is working on a book on the corporatisation of large Chinese state-owned enterprises into shareholding concerns in the late 1990s, using the case study of national oil and petrochemical companies to examine the political and macroeconomic conditions that enabled a radical reorganisation of the commanding heights.

nick-zammitDr Bernhard Reinsberg
Research Fellow
Judge Business School
University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr Bernhard Reinsberg joined the institute in 2016 from University of Zurich, where he received his PhD in Political Science. At the University of Zurich, he also was an assistant at the Chair for Political Economy and Development Policy. In this capacity, he taught courses on multilateral organisations, foreign aid, and macroeconomics. His research activities broadly cover the political economy of international organisations, notably the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Currently, he is examining the politics of conditionality at the International Monetary Fund at the University of Cambridge (jointly with Lawrence King, Alexander Kentikelenis, and Thomas Stubbs). Prior to that, he was principal member in a research project on the rise of multi-bi aid at the University of Zurich, in which he investigated the increasing popularity of earmarked contributions to international development organisations by donor countries. He is particularly interested in the views of rising powers on earmarked contributions. His research also examines the systemic changes in the multilateral development system, such as the trend toward informal governance arrangements and the inclusion of emerging actors in governance venues.

nick-zammitDr Ayse Zarakol
University Lecturer
University of Cambridge (UK)

Ayşe Zarakol is a University Lecturer in International Relations in the POLIS Department and a Fellow at Emmanuel College.  She holds a PhD in political science from University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BA in political science and classics from Middlebury College, USA.  Before joining the University of Cambridge, she was an International Affairs Fellow with the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC and an assistant professor of politics at Washington and Lee University, USA. 

nick-theodorakisProfessor Nikolas Theodorakis
Tutor and Junior Research Fellow in Pembroke College
University of Oxford

Nikolaos Theodorakis is associate professor at the Oxford University Foreign Service Programme, Junior Research Fellow at Pembroke College, and Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Kellogg College. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge. He holds degrees from the University of Athens (LL.B.), University of Cambridge (M.Phil.) and University College London (LL.M.). His research agenda currently spans across three pillars: different forms of Financial Crime and International Development; effective regulatory regimes for banking institutions and corporations; and relevant compliance strategies pertaining to International Trade and Competition Law.

Medicine Faculty

andres-flotoProfessor Andres Floto
Professor of Respiratory Biology
Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator
University of Cambridge (UK)

His research is focused on understanding how immune cells interact with bacteria, how intracellular killing and inflammation are regulated and sometimes subverted during infection, how population-level whole genome sequencing can be used to reveal biology of bacterial infection, and how therapeutic enhancement of cell-autonomous immunity may provide novel strategies to treat multi drug resistant pathogens.

lorraine-petersenDr Lorraine Petersen
Medical Director
Arthur Rank Hospice Charity

Lorraine first worked at Arthur Rank in 2004 when she started her speciality training. When she finished her attachment at Arthur Rank she knew she wanted to come back and was delighted to return as a consultant in July 2008. Based in mainly in the community, Lorraine has an interest in medical law and ethics, advance care planning, chronic neurological conditions and teaching. Recently appointed as the medical director, she is also the Caldicott guardian and joint chair of the clinical care board. She is a keen salsa dancer and enjoys cycling and running with Jean-Pierre (JP) her standard poodle.

elizabeth-wheaterDr Elizabeth F. Wheater
Addenbrooke’s Hospital
Cambridge University (UK)

Dr Wheater a core medical trainee currently working at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. She is currently working in transplant medicine and am due to rotate into renal medicine in due course. She has been appointed for my second year of core medical training at Addenbrooke’s in August 2017, after which she intend to undertake research into the role of reactive oxygen species in stroke.
Alongside her clinical commitments he also teach medical students. This is a combination of bedside teaching, communication skills teaching (for which she completed a Cambridge University Based Communication Skills Teaching Training). Communication skills teaching is classroom based, involving six to eight students and a trained actor.
She has also supervised undergraduate biomedical students, also classroom teaching, in Human Reproduction physiology and basic science.

james-thomasDr James Thomas
School of Medicine
Keio University, Japan

Dr. Thomas received his clinical training in Sheffield, England. A published author, he currently resides in Tokyo where he teaches medical students and junior residents at Keio University School of Medicine.

Dr. Thomas drew upon his familiarity with medical systems in the UK, Japan, and the U.S. to lead students through a comparative investigation of various health care issues, including medical ethics, global medicine, and a doctor’s role in society, among others. Just before the program kicked off, I had a chance to speak with him about his path to pursuing a medical career, thoughts on the U.S. health care system, and what he believes are the essential qualities for a great doctor to possess.

History Faculty

David-fowlerDr David Michael Fowler
Faculty of Politics
A Life Member of Clare Hall
Cambridge University

Dr. David Fowler is an historian of twentieth century Britain and teaches Modern British History and Politics at the University of Cambridge, where he is a Life Member of Clare Hall, Cambridge. He is also an Honorary Fellow in History at the University of York. His books have attracted wide international acclaim. His first book, The First Teenagers: The Lifestyle of Young Wage-Earners in Interwar Britain (Routledge, 1995) was a pioneering study of young wage-earners’ lifestyles in Britain between the Two World Wars. His next book, Youth Culture in Modern Britain, c.1920-c.1970: From Ivory Tower to Global Movement-A New History (Macmillan, 2008) received extensive media coverage and leading articles in The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph and The Observer and it featured on BBC Radio 4’s Programme ‘Thinking Allowed’. His new book, Britain’s Cultural Revolution: Student Power in the Global Sixties (forthcoming, 2017) is the first major archival study of Student Protest in Britain during the ‘Long Sixties’ (c.1965-c.1974). His cultural biography of Rolf Gardiner, Rolf Gardiner and English Culture, 1920-1950: the Apostle of Youth, will be published by Manchester University Press, also in 2017.

d-johnsonDr David Johnson
St. Peter’s College
University of Oxford

Dr David Johnson works in St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford. He has an unusual (though by no means unique) range of academic interests, which include medieval history, especially administrative history, and information management and retrieval. These interests are reflected in the fact that he is currently both a member of the British Academy’s Committee on Episcopal Acta, as well as Honorary Secretary of the Bliss Classification Association, and that he has pursued a joint career in history and academic librarianship in Oxford. His publications include an edition of the act of Bishop William of Sainte-Mère-Église, executor on behalf of Pope Innocent III for the Interdict which Innocent imposed on England, and one of the chief negotiators between the Pope and King John in attempts to resolve the disputes between king and church. Among other projects, he is currently preparing for publication a collection of legal documents from the reigns of John and his brother, Richard Lionheart.

litvineDr Alexis Litvine
Director of Studies and College Lecturer, Gonville and Caius College,
Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College,
University of Cambridge (UK)

Dr Alexis Litvine got his first degrees in sociology and philosophy before specialising in history as a graduate student at the Ecole Normale Supérieure and Sciences-Po. He then came to Cambridge to do an MPhil (with Prof Peter Mandler) and, later, a PhD (with Prof Martin Daunton). He is now a research fellow at Trinity College. His work is essentially European and comparative with France at its core.