Refugees, Communism and Nationalism–Interview in U.S. News & World Report (October 13, 2017)

Germany’s Election Shows The East And West Are Still Divided–Interview in Huffington Post (September 26, 2017)

President Macron marches to parliamentary majority in France — Article in The Conversation (June 12, 2017)

Five big takeaways from France’s presidential election — Interview in La Times (May 8, 2017)

Marine Le Pen’s Real Victory — Interview in The Atlantic (May 7, 2017)

“France’s Election Is About So Much More Than Just Populism” — Interview in Huffington Post (April 25, 2017)

“A Terror Attack Didn’t Sway France’s Election, But That’s No Surprise” — Interview in Huffington Post (April 24, 2017)

“Surprise! Round one of the French presidential election went pretty much as expected” — Article in The Conversation (April 23, 2017)

“Dutch PM Rutte Scores Big Victory Over Far-Right Wilders”Mentioned in REUTERS (March 16, 2017)

“Trump isn’t a European-style populist: The president-elect’s victory represents true American exceptionalism”Article in SALON (December 30, 2016)

“Trump, Le Pen: same base, different politics”Interview in Cornell Media Relations (November 10, 2016)

“Central Europe’s Hard Turn to the Right”Interview in U.S. News and World Report (September 30, 2016)

“It’s time for us to admit we’re afraid of terrorism”— Article in The Conversation (July 22, 2016)

“The Handwriting on the Facebook Wall: Brexit Was Never Only EU”— Article in The Huffington Post (June 27, 2016) with Tom Davidson

“Britain exits the EU: how Brexit will hit America”— Article in The Conversation (June 24, 2016)

“Obama’s final State of the Union: scholars react”— Article in The Conversation (January 13, 2016)



July 6-8, 2017: Keynote Address ‘Populism and Citizenship’Annual International Conference of the Potsdam Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity (CCP), University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.

April 8, 2017: Keynote Address: Continuity and Contingency:  Thinking Sociologically About the Renewal of Right Wing Politics and Beyond. Annual Sociology Conference, New School for Social Research, New York, NY.

February 10, 2017: “On the Construction Sites of History:  Where Did Donald Trump Come From?” Workshop Center for Cultural Sociology, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

January 10-12, 2017: “What Does Populism Mean? Heuristics for Thinking Through Political Culture and the European Right”  Populism in Theory: Towards an Anthropological Frame.” Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.

December 1, 2016:  Trans-nationalization of the Far Right: the Case of Interwar and Present-Day Europe Keynote Address: “Security Crises: Extreme Nationalism and Threats to Democracy in Europe.” International Colloquium of the History Cluster of the Ludwig Boltzmann Society, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

May 11, 2016: “Have the 1930s Returned? The Resurgence of Extreme Nationalism in Contemporary Europe.” Department of Social Sciences, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

May 9, 2016: “Have the 1930s Returned? The Resurgence of Extreme Nationalism in Contemporary Europe.” Department of Sociology and Anthropology. Central European University. Budapest, Hungary.

May 4, 2016: “When Security Ends: Crisis as Challenge to Democracy in Europe.” Visiting Scholars Seminar. CES, Harvard, Cambridge, MA.

April 21, 2016: “The National Front and the Rise of Populism in Europe.” Roundtable, Social Exclusion and Inclusion Seminar, CES, Harvard, Cambridge, MA.

March 28, 2016: “A New Culture of Risk? Fear and Resistance to Childhood Vaccination.” Culture Workshop, Sociology Department, Harvard, Cambridge, MA


Trump’s Style Could Force Split Between the U.S. and Europe— Radio Interview on THE TAKEAWAY, WNYC (May 31, 2017)

“French Election: first round results”— Radio Interview on LATE NIGHT LIVE, Australian Broadcasting Company (April 24, 2017)

“Illiberal politics and the threat to democracy in Europe”— Radio Interview on LATE NIGHT LIVE, Australian Broadcasting Company (March 20, 2017)

Security Crises: Extreme Nationalism and Threats to Democracy in Europe.Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasian Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Watch the lecture. (March 20, 2017)

“Mabel Berezin’s Thoughts on How Social Scientists and Artists Learn From One Another” — Interview with ILR School, Cornell University (January 8, 2016)

Four Questions for Mabel Berezin”–Interview in Culture: Newsletter of the Sociology of Culture Section of the American Sociological Association (Winter 2016)