Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education


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  • Karen Ruoff Kramer

    Karen Ruoff Kramer

    Director, Bing Overseas Studies

    BioKaren Ruoff Kramer has been Director of the University’s Bing Overseas Stzdies Program in Berlin since 1980. She studied at Stanford (B.A. in English literature, Ph.D. in German Studies) and at the Freie Universität Berlin (Magister in Philosophy, Comparative Literature and American Studies). She teaches German theater, film, and literature at the Berlin Center and has been Lecturer in SLE and in German Studies at Stanford/CA. Her books include The Politics of Discourse: Third Thoughts on New Subjectivity (NY/Bern: NYU Ottendorfer Series), Aktualisierung Brechts (Argument Sonderband 50, ed. with W.F. Haug/Klaus Pierwoß) and a novel, Academia: Exzellenz hat ihren Preis (Hamburg: Ariadne/Argument). In addition to articles on film, theater, comparative cultural studies, she has published poetry, and essays on comparative culture. She sits on the Boards of the German Fulbright Commission, the Will Foundation, is a Fellow of the Institut für Kritische Theorie, and is founding member of the AASAP (Assoziation Amerikanischer Study Abroad Programme in Deutschland). She was awarded the German Federal Medal of Honor (Bundesverdienstkreuz am Bande) in 2002 for her contributions to relations between Germany and the United States and between Germans East and West. She plays the cello and dances with horses (though not at the same time).

  • Eloi Laurent

    Eloi Laurent

    Overseas Studies - Paris, Bing Overseas Studies

    BioDr. Éloi Laurent is a senior economist at OFCE, professor at Ponts Paris Tech, at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po and visiting professor at Stanford University. Macro-economist by training (PhD), he graduated from Paris-Dauphine and Sciences Po (summa cum laude).

    His work focuses on the relationship between well-being and sustainability through the social-ecological approach, in particular the exploration of the sustainability-justice nexus (just transitions) and planetary health-human health nexus (“full health nexus”).

    He is the author or editor of twenty books in French and English (translated into nine languages), three governmental reports and around a hundred articles published in French and international journals.

    He was parliamentary attaché to the National Assembly and assistant in the cabinet of the French Prime Minister. He has been a Visiting Scholar at New York University (NYU) and Columbia University, Visiting Professor at the University of Montreal, and Visiting Scholar and Professor at Harvard University.

    He is Research Fellow at the Well-being Economy Alliance (WeALL), qualified expert for European institutions and chairman of the SHS 5 (economics and law) and Foresight (sustainable development) Commissions of the Scientific Research Fund, FRS- FNRS (Belgium).

    He recently published:
    - The New Environmental Economics – Sustainability and Justice (2020) https://politybooks.com/the-new-environmental-economics/
    - The Well-being Transition: Analysis and Policy (2021) https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030678593,
    - the Routledge Handbook of the Political Economy of the Environment (2021) https://www.routledge.com/The-Routledge-Handbook-of-the-Political-Economy-of-the-Environment/Laurent-Zwickl/p/book/9780367410704
    - Toward Social-Ecological Well-Being - Rethinking Sustainability Economics for the 21st Century (2023) https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-031-38989-4