Salvador Santino Fulo Regilme Jr. (born 1986) is a humanities and International Relations scholar focusing on global human rights norms, global governance, and foreign aid in the context of international development. He is a tenured academic at International Studies and History section at the Institute of History within the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, where he coordinates the Pre-Master European Union Studies Program and serves as a Member of the Board of Examiners of the MA in International Relations Program.
He holds a joint PhD in Political Science and North American Studies (2015) from the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies and the Otto Suhr Institute for Political Science of the Freie Universität Berlin. His PhD mentoring committee included Professors Lora Viola (Chair), Susan D. Hyde, and Thomas Risse. He was educated at the Freie Universität Berlin, Yale, Osnabrück, and Göttingen.
He is the co-editor of American Hegemony and the Rise of Emerging Powers (Routledge, 2017) and the author of peer-reviewed articles in International Studies Perspectives, Third World Quarterly, Geoforum, International Political Science Review, and Human Rights Review, among many others.
Before moving to the Netherlands, he worked as a Käte Hamburger Fellow on global cooperation based in Germany (funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research). He also worked as a Fox International Fellow at the MacMillan Center for Area and International Studies at Yale University, and he briefly held a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor within the Department of Political Science at Northern Illinois University, USA (resigned due to US immigration issue).
He has presented his research in conferences and invited talks in Oxford, London, Vienna, Manchester, Freiburg im Breisgau, Tokyo, Osaka, Heidelberg, Duisburg, Hannover, Graz, St. Gallen, Berlin, Toronto, Providence/Rhode Island, and New Haven in Connecticut, among others. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board of Central European Journal of International and Security Studies, Eastern Europe’s leading English-language journal in international politics.