Resident Fellows

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.

In the spotlight

Dr. Dirk Göpffarth

Dirk Goepffarth

Dr. Dirk Göpffarth will be a DAAD/AICGS fellow from March until May 2012. His research compares the approaches in Germany and the United States in achieving accessibility, affordability, and quality of health care through financial arrangements. With the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. is implementing a similar regulatory framework as in the… Read more >

Dr. Dirk Göpffarth

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Dirk Goepffarth

Dr. Dirk Göpffarth will be a DAAD/AICGS fellow from March until May 2012. His research compares the approaches in Germany and the United States in achieving accessibility, affordability, and quality of health care through financial arrangements. With the Affordable Care Act, the U.S. is implementing a similar regulatory framework as in the… Read more >

Mr. Alexander Wolf

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Mr. Alexander Wolf will be a DAAD/AICGS Fellow in March and April 2012. His research project explores the implications China’s rise has for the transatlantic relationship. From 2005 to 2009 Mr. Wolf studied Political Sciences, Public Law, and Political Economy at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, where he earned the degree of Dipl. Sc. Pol. Univ. in… Read more >

Mr. Alexander Privitera

Alexander Privitera

Alexander Privitera is a senior fellow at AICGS where he focuses primarily on Germany’s European policies and their impact on relations between the United States and Europe. Mr. Privitera is a Washington-based correspondent for the leading German news channel, N24. As a journalist, over the past two decades he has been posted… Read more >

Dr. Dorothee Heisenberg

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Dr. Dorothee Heisenberg will be a DAAD/AICGS Fellow in February and March 2012.  Her project explores the idea of automatic stabilizers in the EU context by comparing the fiscal transfers between the states in the U.S. and the Länder in Germany.  In both cases, the rich states of the federation send money… Read more >

Mr. Friedrich Paulsen

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Friedrich Paulsen will be an AICGS Visiting Fellow researching innovative practices in public governance involving the cooperation of public, private-commercial, and private non-profit actors in Germany and the United States. From 2003 to 2007, he studied Administrative Modernization, European Studies, and Sustainable Development in a North-South Perspective at the universities of Münster… Read more >

Dr. Lily Gardner Feldman

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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 is completing a book entitled “From Enmity to Amity: Germany’s Reconciliation with France, Israel, the Czech Republic and Poland.” She also directs the Institute’s Society,… Read more >

Professor Gale Mattox

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Dr. Gale A. Mattox is Senior Visiting Fellow 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 served on… Read more >