Rainer Bauböck (EUI Florence):

Holds a chair in social and political theory at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the European University Institute. He is on leave from the Institute for European Integration Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, where he is also vice-chair of the Academy’s Commission for Migration and Integration Research. He has taught regularly at the Universities of Vienna and Innsbruck and is a recurrent visiting professor at Central European University Budapest. He was also a visiting academic at the Bellagio Rockefeller Foundation (June-July 2006), at Yale University (Jan-May 2005), the University Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona (2003), the University of Bristol (April-June 2002), University of Malmö (September 2000-February 2001); the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton and Princeton University (September 1998-June 1999); and the University of Warwick (1990-91). In 2003-2005, Rainer Bauböck was President of the Austrian Association of Political Science. In November 2006, he was awarded the Latsis Prize of the European Science Foundation for his work on immigration and social cohesion in modern societies.