Harold James was a senior fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in the spring of 2017. He is the Claude and Lore Kelly professor in European studies, professor of history and international affairs, and director of the program in Contemporary European Politics and Society at Princeton University. He studies economic and financial history and modern German history, and is writing a history of the International Monetary Fund. James was educated at Cambridge University (PhD in 1982) and was a fellow of Peterhouse for eight years before coming to Princeton University in 1986. His books include A German Identity, 1770-1990 (1989), Making the European Monetary Union (2012), The End of Globalization: Lessons from the Great Depression (2001), and International Monetary Cooperation Since Bretton Woods (1996). He is also Marie Curie visiting professor at the European University Institute.