Why populism is not surprising— Interview in The Review, University of Delware (March 15, 2018)

The big winners in Italy’s election are really big on Facebook Analysis in The Washington Post (March 7, 2018)

Quadro di alleanze nel caos gli Usa temono l’instabilitàInterview in Il Mattino (March 4, 2018)

Comments on Austrian Election Interview on Al Jazeera Media Network (October 15, 2017)

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)



July 11-13, 2019: ‘Democracy and Citizenship,” Annual International Conference of the Potsdam Centre for Citizenship, Social Pluralism and Religious Diversity (CCP). “Place and Dis-placement as Threat to Democracy.” University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.

May 17-18, 2019: Department of Sociology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. “Theorizing and Historicizing: Political Economy, Rights, and Moral Worth.” Retirement Symposium for Margaret R. Somers Professor Emerita Sociology and History.

April 26-27, 2019: Project in the History of Political Thought at the Center for Human Values, Princeton University. Princeton, NJ. “Structural Transformations of the Public Sphere: Historical and Normative Perspectives.”

April 12, 2019: University of California, Riverside Political Economy Seminar. “Globalization, Populism, and the International Order.”

February 21, 2019: UCLA Center for European and Russian Studies (CERS), Los Angeles, CA. Talk. “Nationalism, Nativism and Patriotism.” Conference on Racism and White Supremacy in Europe.

February 13, 2019: EU Program at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. ( ). Lunchtime Seminar.

December 7, 2018: Norman Paterson School of International Affairs | NPSIA, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Year Ahead: An International Security, Intelligence and Defence Outlook for Canada for 2018. Comments on Populism as a Global Threat. Canadian War Museum.

October 8, 2018: School of Social Science, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ. Member Seminar. “Security Crises: Populism, Nationalism and Threats to Democracy in Europe.”

May 4-5, 2018: Macmillan Center, Initiative on Religion, Politics and Society. Yale University, New Haven. Keynote Address, Populism and Pluralism Conference.

June 15-17, 2018: Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, Cambridge. Invited Speaker, Populism and the Future of Democracy, Talloires, France.

March 30, 2018: Presidential Symposium. “The Present and Future of Populism Research.” 25th International Conference of Europeanists, Council of European Studies, Chicago, IL.

March 15, 2018: Center for Global and Area Studies, University of Delaware, Newark, Del. “Attention Deficits: Why Populism Should Not Be a Surprise.”

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.


Attention Deficits: Why Populism Should Not Be a Surprise, University of Delaware, Global Populism Lecture (March 15, 2018)

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)