Stephanie Acker is a local and federal leader in improving outcomes for vulnerable populations and currently a Policy Leader Fellow at the EUI’s School of Transnational Governance. Prior, Stephanie managed the City of Boston’s efforts to end homelessness and she served in the United States Department of Health and Human Services, focusing on solutions to the American refugee crisis. Stephanie holds a Bachelor’s in Social Work and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University Kennedy School of Government.
Andrew Fallone is a researcher at the European University Institute School of Transnational Governance. He currently also researches with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development and the Centre for European Policy Studies. Before joining EUI, Andrew completed a fellowship with the German Bundestag and American Congress, researching the market for human smuggling. Andrew also previously worked with the United Nations, the General Delegation of Palestine to the United States, and the Embassy of the Principality of Liechtenstein, among other organizations.
Micol Sagal Ambroso is a master’s candidate in International Relations and Political Science at The Graduate Institute Geneva and an exchange student at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute. Her interests are in conflict, conflict resolution and peacebuilding as well as the role of private military and security companies in these areas and within the area of migration. She is currently working on her dissertation focusing on the climate-security nexus in the Sahel.
Hannes Wehnhardt is a master student in Economics and Management of Government and International Organisations at Bocconi University in Milan and an exchange student at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute. A German by nationality, Hannes is interested into labour migration policies, skill shortage, and structural adjustment processes in the Federal Republic of Germany.