Augusta Dell'Omo has hosted 20 episodes.
Augusta is the Head of Media at CARR and an Ernest May Predoctoral Fellow in History and Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center. When not hosting Right Rising, Augusta researches global white nationalist movements, specializing in groups in the U.S. and South Africa. You can find her written work on the Washington Post and Rantt Media, and hosting 15 Minute History.
James F. Downes has hosted 3 episodes.
Dr. James F. Downes is a Senior Fellow and Head of the Populism Research Unit at CARR. James is a Lecturer in Comparative Politics and is on the Programme Mangement Committee of the MSSc in Public Policy Programme and Head of Undergraduate Admissions, in the Department of Government & Public Administration at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (SAR, China). James is also a Research Fellow at both CeRSP (Italy) and at the Global Europe Centre (Brussels School of International Studies/University of Kent).
James researches on the ‘rise’ of populist radical right parties in Western and Central-Eastern Europe alongside the key issue of immigration (right-wing party competition). His country areas of expertise include the UK, Germany and Italy alongside Hungary.
He has also written frequent articles on contemporary European populism in outlets such as JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies (Forthcoming), Electoral Studies, Routledge Contemporary China Series, Routledge Handbook on Non-Violent Extremism (Forthcoming), ibidem Press/Columbia University Press, openDemocracy alongside LSE EUROPP and Democratic Audit amongst others.
Alongside his co-authors, Valerio Alfonso Bruno and Alessio Scopelliti, James is writing a book relating to the 'Rise' of the Radical Right in Italian Politics with ibidem Press/Columbia University Press (Forthcoming in 2022). He also has an article currently under review at the journal Government & Opposition.
James has conducted expert interviews for CNBC, CNN and El Pais relating to Brexit, EU Politics & Populism.
Louie Dean Valencia has hosted 1 episode.
Louie Dean Valencia-García is an Assistant Professor of Digital History at Texas State University. He studies urban and community formation, youth activism, the far right, queer culture, democratic and bureaucratic institutions, and technology. For his Carnegie project, he will write the first comprehensive history of HIV/AIDS in Europe and create an accompanying digital project. He has been a Lecturer on History and Literature at Harvard University, has served the Research Committee of EuropeNow, the journal of the Council for European Studies at Columbia University, and is co-chair of the CES’ Critical European Studies Research Network. He is a Senior Fellow and Head of the History Research Unite for the London-based Centre for the Analysis of the Radical Right. He is the author of Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture in Francoist Spain: Clashing with Fascism _(Bloomsbury Academic, 2018), for which he was a finalist for CES’ Book Award for 2018-20. He is the editor of _Far-Right Revisionism and the End of History: Alt/Histories (Routledge, 2020).
He has held grants and fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the United States Library of Congress, the Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory, and the Spanish Ministry of Education, amongst others. He has served as faculty, curriculum developer, and director for the Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America Summer Institute at Princeton University (2017, 2018). He is a member of the editorial committee of both the Archivo de la Frontera at the Universidad de Alcalá and the Revista Internacional de Estudios sobre Terrorismo. At Texas State, he teaches in the Department of History, the Public History Program, the Center for International Studies, and the Honors College. Earning his PhD in Early and Late Modern European History from Fordham University in 2016, he has worked at Museum of the City of New York, creating both photography and digital exhibitions and has worked as digital analyst on projects for several Fortune 500 companies. He has been featured in the New York Times, NPR, VICE, Christian Science Monitor, amongst others.