Lisa joined the Foundation of European Progressive Studies in October 2016.
She holds a PhD in political science from Sciences Po Paris (summa cum laude) and an MA in European Studies from the University of Bath. Before joining FEPS, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Sciences Po Center on Coping with Instability in Market Societies at Sciences Po Paris. Lisa has also been a visiting fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne, AICGS and George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
Her research on the politics of financial regulation has been awarded the journal article prize of the Max Planck Institute, the research award by the Erasmus academic network on Parliamentary Democracy in Europe (PADEMIA), and the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society. Her work on post-crisis financial reforms has appeared in the Review of International Political Economy, the Journal of European Public Policy, the Journal of Civil Society, the Journal of Common Market Studies (forthcoming, 2017) and in several policy outlets. She is the author of the book Civil Society and Financial Regulation (Routledge, RIPE series in Global Political Economy, 2017).
Since 2017, Lisa is a member of the expert group on Geopolitics in the AICGS project on A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation: Global Responsibility, Joint Engagement.