Elsa Massoc is a Max Weber post-doctoral fellow at the European Institute and will start as an Assistant professor at Goethe University (Center for the Foundations of Law and Finance) in Fall 2019. She completed her PhD in Political Science at UC Berkeley in Summer 2018. Her main research interests are in Comparative Political Economy, states and markets, and the regulation of finance. Her book manuscript explores the role of public actors in shaping different European trajectories of finance after the crisis. The dissertation on which the book manuscript builds has been awarded Honorable Mention for the 2019 Ernst B. Haas best dissertation award. She has published articles in RIPE, SER and Business and Politics.