AB, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1988. Master of Arts, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, 1996.
Research fellow Center European Policy Studies, Brussels, 1990—1995. Assistant professor Central European University, Prague, Czech Republic, 1994—1996. Reader political science University Nottingham, England, 1996—2002.
Professor European studies School of Advanced International Studies Bologna Center, Italy, since 2002. Contributor Oxford Analytica, Oxfordshire, since 2000, Economist Intelligence Unit, London, since 2007. Contributing editor Survival, London, since 2008.
Married Una Sekerez, June 15, 1996. Children: Isak, Jakob, Sara.