Graduate Research Associates

Graduate Research Associates are outstanding graduate students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an active research and teaching agenda on the European Union and Europe.


Last NameFirst NameDepartmente-mailExpertise and Research Interests
AsbillMichelleSchool of Social Workasbill2@illinois.eduSexual Exploitation in the US and Southern-Eastern Europe,
Medical-Hospital Social Work
BlissAnnaMarieArchitecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaignarbliss2@illinois.eduEuropean cultural heritage theory and management, architectural history/theory, perception studies, authenticity
BrennanBernardDepartment of Political Science bbrenna2@illinois.eduEuropean Union, ethnic politics, separatist movements
ParkSanghunDepartment of Recreation, Sport and Tourismspark156@illinois.eduCulture and heritage, sociocultural impacts of tourism, and sustainable tourism development and management
Van DorenAlexandraComparative Literaturevandore2@illinois.eduHolocaust studies, Polish literature, Spanish literature, post-war literature, poetry of witness
VolpiniFrancescoSchool of Social Workvolpini2@illinois.eduInternational social work; international voluntary service; non-profit management