Mantifel, Steven

Research Intern
01/06/2011 to 31/08/2011
Biographical Statement 

During his internship, Steven was working on his Master’s Degree at the University of Toronto in the Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Munk School of Global Affairs. Previously, he studied at Ulm Universität in Germany and obtained a BA from York University.

His research interests are in the European Union’s regional development funds and how these funds can benefit micro-regions in cross-border integration. He is also interested in how regional development in the EU provides a framework to mobilise sub-national actors and promote multi-level integration.

While at UNU-CRIS, Steven Mantifel worked with Dr. Philippe De Lombaerde and assisted with furthering the RIKS system until the end of August 2011. He also conducted research on regional funding policy and sub-national cross-border integration.