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Mai’a Cross

Mai’a Cross is an associate professor of political science at Northeastern University, and a senior researcher at the ARENA Centre for European Studies in Oslo. She is the author of three books: The Politics of Crisis in Europe (Cambridge University Press), Security Integration in Europe: How Knowledge-based Networks are Transforming the European Union (University of Michigan Press, 2011), and The European Diplomatic Corps: Diplomats and International Cooperation from Westphalia to Maastricht (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). Her second book is the 2012 winner of the Best Book Prize from the University Association of Contemporary European Studies. Cross has also written over 20 articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics. She holds a Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University, and a bachelor's degree in government from Harvard University. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

This information is accurate for the time period that the affiliate is affiliated with CES.


  • Associate Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Northeastern University
  • Local Affiliate, CES, Harvard University