Research field: Global Violence
Institution: University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley)
Position: program director at the Institute of international studies (IIS)
Group: International Advisory Board
Heddy Riss is Programme Director at the Centre on Institutions and Governance at the University of California, Berkeley's Institute of International Studies. She has organised many programmes, such as the California-EU Regulatory Cooperation Project, Voteworld (an international role-call voting website) and the Global Islam Initiative. She has also worked as a consultant to the Belgian Deputy Prime Minister, headed the organisation of the Belgian Presidency of the European Council and been a Pedagogical Coordinator at UC Berkeley's Institute of European Studies.