Julian Jürgenmeyer is a PhD Candidate in Columbia University’s Department of Sociology. His research is located at the intersection of the sociology of expertise and economic sociology. In his dissertation project, he studies how expertise in banking regulation and supervision became problematized and re-organized in the wake of the Great Financial Crisis starting in 2007. Comparing the United States and the European Union, he focuses specifically on the role of so-called stress tests in both polities’ quest for financial stability. He came to Columbia as a Fulbright Scholar after obtaining his BA in Social Sciences from Humboldt University in Berlin and spent the spring and summer terms 2021 as a Chateaubriand Fellow at the Centre d’Études Européennes at Sciences Po Paris.