Dr. Eva-Maria Maggi presents her lecture “The Role and Popular Expectations of Government in Europe” on Aug. 18, 2020.
This talk is part 2 of 4 lectures from the 2020 virtual EU Policy Forum for Educators “Europe in the Age of COVID-19: Public Health, Social Solidarity, and the Role of Government in a New International Environment.” The EU Policy Forum for Educators is an annual workshop on contemporary European and transatlantic issues for K-14 educators organized by the Center for West European Studies and the European Union Center, a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at the University of Washington. The EU Policy Forum is generously funded by the Erasmus+ Program.
Dr. Eva-Maria Maggi teaches international politics and security at the University of Montana and the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona. Her research on the European Union and Middle East appeared in peer-reviewed journals and her book on Europe’s relationship with North Africa was published in 2016. Her current research focuses on cyber security policies in the U.S. and Europe and Wilderness policy. She has been a frequent contributor on all issues Europe in daily news, as for example NPR’s Planet Money, the magazine Europe Today or The Arizona Daily Star. As an avid outdoorswomen and mule packer, Dr. Maggi enjoys exploring Montana’s wild places, preferably on horseback with her two kids and husband.