Staff


Adam Tooze, Director
adam.tooze@columbia.edu

Adam Tooze, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, teaches modern history with a particular emphasis on Germany, economic history, social theory and the philosophy of history. He has degrees in economics and economic history from King’s College Cambridge and the London School of Economics. He joined the Columbia faculty in 2015 after teaching at Yale University for six years and the University of Cambridge for thirteen years. He has authored three prize-winning books: Statistics and the German State 1900-1945: The Making of Modern Economic Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 2001), The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy (UK edition, Penguin Allen Lane, 2006), and The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 (Viking, 2014).

Adam Tooze will be on leave for the 2016 – 2017 school year, former European Institute Director Victoria De Grazia will serve as the interim director. 

François Carrel-Billiard, Associate Director
francois.carrel@columbia.edu

François Carrel-Billiard graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and from France’s Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He also holds a law degree from Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II. As a diplomat, he was posted in Moscow, in Brussels, and at the United Nations in New York. He served in the Foreign Ministry in Paris as the head of the division on European security and as an adviser on strategic affairs to the French Foreign Minister. Before joining the European Institute, he was the Managing Director of the International Peace Institute, a think tank which works with the United Nations.

Tsveta Petrova, M.A. Advisor and Adjunct Assistant Professor
tp2379@columbia.edu

Tsveta Petrova is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University in 2011 and then accepted post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard University’s Davis Center and Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. Her research interests lie at the intersection of European domestic politics and international relations. Her book on democracy export by new democracies, From Solidarity to Geopolitics, came out with Cambridge University Press in 2014.

Tess Drahman, Program Manager
tess.drahman@columbia.edu

Tess has been working in higher education for over eight years. She began at Columbia in 2013 as Program Coordinator of the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (IRWGS). Prior to joining the staff at Columbia, Tess worked at The Juilliard School in the Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services and Entrepreneurship. Tess holds an M.A. in Media Management from The New School and a B.A. in Art History and Film Studies from Sweet Briar College.

Adam Tooze, Director
adam.tooze@columbia.edu

Adam Tooze, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of History, teaches modern history with a particular emphasis on Germany, economic history, social theory and the philosophy of history. He has degrees in economics and economic history from King’s College Cambridge and the London School of Economics. He joined the Columbia faculty in 2015 after teaching at Yale University for six years and the University of Cambridge for thirteen years. He has authored three prize-winning books: Statistics and the German State 1900-1945: The Making of Modern Economic Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 2001), The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy (UK edition, Penguin Allen Lane, 2006), and The Deluge: The Great War, America and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1916-1931 (Viking, 2014).

Adam Tooze will be on leave for the 2016 – 2017 school year, former European Institute Director Victoria De Grazia will serve as the interim director. 

François Carrel-Billiard, Associate Director
francois.carrel@columbia.edu

François Carrel-Billiard graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris and from France’s Ecole Nationale d’Administration. He also holds a law degree from Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II. As a diplomat, he was posted in Moscow, in Brussels, and at the United Nations in New York. He served in the Foreign Ministry in Paris as the head of the division on European security and as an adviser on strategic affairs to the French Foreign Minister. Before joining the European Institute, he was the Managing Director of the International Peace Institute, a think tank which works with the United Nations.

Tsveta Petrova, M.A. Advisor and Adjunct Assistant Professor
tp2379@columbia.edu

Tsveta Petrova is Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Cornell University in 2011 and then accepted post-doctoral fellowships at Harvard University’s Davis Center and Columbia University’s Harriman Institute. Her research interests lie at the intersection of European domestic politics and international relations. Her book on democracy export by new democracies, From Solidarity to Geopolitics, came out with Cambridge University Press in 2014.

Tess Drahman, Program Manager
tess.drahman@columbia.edu

Tess has been working in higher education for over eight years. She began at Columbia in 2013 as Program Coordinator of the Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (IRWGS). Prior to joining the staff at Columbia, Tess worked at The Juilliard School in the Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services and Entrepreneurship. Tess holds an M.A. in Media Management from The New School and a B.A. in Art History and Film Studies from Sweet Briar College.

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