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John Rowley Gillingham

Visiting Scholar 2015-2017


John Rowley Gillingham

Gillingham is University of Missouri Board of Curators Professor at University of Missouri and was Professor of History there until 2007. He has authored books on European integration, heavy industry in the Third Reich and the economy of Belgium under Nazi occupation. Gillingham is listed in Marquess's Who's Who in America and has received numerous awards and recognitions.

Gillingham has a long affiliation with CES having been a Visiting Scholar twice before. His latest project will be a book on the present EU crisis and the options for the European Union. Gillingham will argue that successful negotiations of the Trade Agreement Parity (TAP) initiative and the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP) could become the EU’s greatest achievement by creating a global common market that in turn could strengthen Europe’s economy.

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


  • University of Missouri Board of Curators Professor, University of Missouri

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Areas of Expertise:

European Union

Political Economy

Trade Agreement Parity (TAP)

Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP)

Research Topic:

Fall or Rise of the European Union?