Director and Graf Goltz Professor
Field of Research: Comparative politics/comparative political economy of Europe; European integration
Field of Research: international regulation, data privacy, European Union, financial regulation, foreign bribery, homeland security
Field of Research: German cultural studies, European culture, contemporary theater and performance, feminist and queer studies, critical race studies
|Anna von der Goltz
Field of Research: political and cultural history of Germany in the twentieth century, on myth, memory, and commemoration, political activism in both German states in the 1960s and 1970s, oral history, and the history of generations
Field of Research: the German Economy, the European Economy, History of Money and Finance, Exchange Rate Regimes
Field of Research: Comparative Social Policy in Europe, especially on ageing and social innovation and on the increase of efficiency and effectiveness of long term care policies in Europe
DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor
Area of Research: Economic and Social History, Business History, History of Science, History of Technology, Genocide Research
Area of Research: national and international security, transatlantic relations, European and Eurasian affairs, U.S. public diplomacy and public affairs, and international organization affairs
Area of Research: German foreign, economic and security policy, Europe and European-Russian relations, Transatlantic relations
Area of Research: Modern French History, 20th Century European History, the Americanization of Europe
Area of Research: transatlantic relations, German foreign and security policy, NATO and European Security, U.S. National Security
Assistant Director, Finance and Administration
Tina oversees the full range of Center operations. In addition to ensuring support for the Center's faculty and programs, she handles its financial, human resource, and office management. She also oversees the Center's print and Web publications. She holds a B.A. and an M.B.A. from the University of Dallas.
|Julia Phelan Sylla
Supervisor of Academic Programs
Julia manages the MA in German and European Studies (MAGES) program including recruitment and admissions, academic and career counseling, academic administration and alumni relations. Prior to starting at the BMW Center, Julia administered several U.S. Department of State scholarship programs. She holds a B.A. in English and French from Bates College and an M.A. in International Education from George Washington University.
Robyn maintains the daily operations of the BMW Center, including a full range of program support to the faculty, staff, and students. Before coming to the BMW Center, Robyn spent three years living in Seoul, South Korea teaching English to preschool and elementary school students. She holds a B.S. in International Business from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. She is proficient in German and conversational in Korean.
Events and Communications Coordinator
Nicole manages the BMW Center’s portfolio of non-academic programs and events as well as its communications and publication efforts. Prior to joining the Center, Nicole worked at the German Historical Institute Washington. In 2007-2008, Nicole served as a Robert Bosch fellow in Giessen, Germany, where she developed media resources and support programs for international students. Nicole holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a M.Sc. from the Technische Universität Berlin. She is fluent in German and proficient in Spanish.