Experts

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Christian Achrainer
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Egypt, German and European policies in the Middle East and North Africa, International relations of the Arab world
Dr. Cornelius Adebahr
Associate Fellow, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: European Union, EU foreign policy, European security and defense policy, EU enlargement, European Neighborhood Policy, Southeastern Europe, Transatlantic relations
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Juulia Barthel
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Eastern Partnership of the EU, the Baltic states, and the Russian Federation; integration, media, and national minorities in the Baltic region; civil society
Kristian Brakel
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Israel/Palestine, Turkey and the Kurdish question, Sudan, Syria, Youth in the Arab world, Israel and Turkey, Democratization
Dr. Josef Braml
Editor-in-Chief, DGAP Yearbook
Expertise: Transatlantic relations and American views on world order, US security, energy, and trade policy, Economic and domestic frameworks for American foreign policy, Comparative governance studies, e.g. German and US political systems
Prof. Dr. Stefan Brüne
Associate Fellow, Franco-German Relations Program
Expertise: European foreign, security, and development politics, France’s and Germany’s Africa policies, Political, economic, and social conflicts in the Horn of Africa, Evaluating international development cooperation
Olaf Böhnke
Associate Fellow, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: European foreign and security policy; Germany's role in Europe; Fundamental questions of European integration; EU enlargement and neighborhood policy; German foreign and security policy; translatlantic relations; Cyber aspects of foreign & security policy
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Dr. Maria Davydchyk
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: The EU’s Eastern partnerships, especially Belarus, Foreign culture and education policy, Social transformation
Dr. Claire Demesmay
Head of Program, Franco-German Relations Program
Expertise: Franco-German relations, French domestic and European policy, Migration and integration policy in France and Germany, Citizenship and identity debates in Europe
Lea Sophie Deworetzki
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Good Governance and Global Governance, Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe, International Organizations
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Ibrahim El Houdaiby
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Islamic movements, Democratization and Political Economy of the Middle East
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Dina Fakoussa
Head of Program, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Regional dynamics, Egypt, Germany’s policies toward the MENA region, European Neighborhood Policy
Dr. Jakob Farah
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Political and socio-economic developments in the Maghreb (particularly Algeria), The southern dimension of EU Neighborhood Policy; EU promotion of democracy and trade policy; International political economy
Dr. Ali Fathollah-Nejad
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Iran: state-society relations; foreign policy; the Iran sanctions regime (and domestic, geopolitical, and geo-economic impact)
Sebastian Feyock
Program Officer, USA/Transatlantic Relations Program
Expertise: German and US foreign and security policy, Maritime security and piracy, Private Military and Security Companies (PMC/PSC)
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Gawrich
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: EU's Eastern policy, OSCE, Council of Europe, European minority- and energy policy, International parliaments
Dr. Katharina Gnath
Associate Fellow, Globalization and World Economy Program
Expertise: European Monetary Union, Economic policies and institutions of the EU, International economic organizations (IMF, G7/G8, G20)
Sebastian Gräfe
Associate Fellow, Transatlantic Relations Program
Expertise: Transatlantic Relations, Peacekeeping, Protection of civilians, South Sudan
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Julie Hamann
Program Officer, Franco-German Relations Program
Expertise: Franco-German relations, German and French foreign policy, Social movements and labor unions in France
Sarah Hartmann
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Political and socio-economic developments in Egypt, Youth and education in the Arab countries, Statehood and informality
Luba von Hauff
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Socio-economic and political development of the Caspian region and Central Asia, International security and development approaches to Central Asia (incl. Afghanistan), International geopolitics and norms in Central Asia
Dániel Hegedüs
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: European regional policy, Cross-border cooperation, Anti-discrimination policy, Political development in Eastern Europe
Prof. Dr. Erwin Häckel
Associate Fellow, Transatlantic Relations Program
Expertise: Non-Proliferation
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Wilfried Jilge
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Contemporary history and politics in Ukraine and Russia, German and European relations with Ukraine within the context of EU integration and the EU’s neighborhood policy, Domestic and foreign-policy implications of the Ukraine-Russia crisis
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Laura Lale Kabis-Kechrid
Program Officer, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Social and political developments in Turkey, Islamist movements
Jonas Kassow
Program Officer, Transatlantic Relations Program and Future Forum Berlin
Laura Krug
Assistant to the Otto Wolff Director of the Research Institute
Expertise: European security and defense policy, European crisis management. transatlantic relations
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Anne-Kathrin Langhorst
Associate Fellow, China Program
Expertise: Political Economy China and Germany, Corporate Social Responsibility
Claire Luzia Leifert
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Transitional justice; good governance and transformation in central and eastern Europe; identity and the politics of history in international affairs
Dr. Reinhard Loske
Senior Associate Fellow
Expertise: International climate and energy policy, biodiversity; Sustainability in international development cooperation; "Degrowth" and "Green Growth" in international politics
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Emilie Mansfeld
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: German-Polish relations, Polish domestic policy, Polish European and foreign policy, Polish migration and integration policy, European integration process, EU enlargement and EU foreign policy
Dr. Stefan Meister
Head of Program on Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia, Robert Bosch Center
Expertise: Russian foreign and security policy, EU-Russia relations, Russian energy, economic, and education policy, Eastern Partnership, especially in the Southern Caucasus, Belarus, and Ukraine, Russian relations in the post-Soviet space
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Sarah Pagung
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Foreign and security policy of the Russian Federation, German-Russian relations, Moldova
Dr. Jacopo Maria Pepe
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Security, Energy, Trade, Transport, Logistics and Supply Chains in Central Asia and Greater Eurasia, International Political Economy, Geopolitics and Geoeconomics, Risk Analysis
Silvia C. Petig
Associate Fellow, USA/Transatlantic Relations Program
Expertise: Transatlantic Politics, history and culture; German and American interest advocacy in the defense industry
Dr. Jana Puglierin
Head of Program, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: German foreign policy and security policy, Transatlantic relations/NATO, European security and defense policy, Disarmament, arms control, and non-proliferation, Air and space policy
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Anna Quirin
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Good Governance and transformation processes in Central and Eastern Europe, German-Polish relations, domestic and foreign policy of Poland, Nation Branding, Public Diplomacy
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Julian Rappold
Program Officer, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: German European policy, Southern Europe (special focus: Greece), European integration, European foreign policy
Dr. Nicole Renvert
Associate Fellow, Transatlantic Relations Program
Expertise: Transatlantic relations, US, Policy advice (think tanks, political foundations, companies, transnational actors), Post-conflict reconstruction, (reconciliation, transitional justice)
Dr. Henning Riecke
Head of Program, USA/Transatlantic Relations Program
Expertise: German and US foreign and security policy, European and transatlantic security policy, Security organizations, Proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and arms control
Prof. Dr. Sabine Ruß-Sattar
Associate Fellow, Franco-German Relations Program
Expertise: French politics and society, Immigration, migration, and integration, Political parties, Representation of interests, Development of established democracies (Western Europe, the US)
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Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider
China Program
Expertise: German foreign policy, Transatlantic relations, International relations in Asia-Pacific, Comparative transformation studies, Chinese and Taiwanese political systems
Dr. Claudia Schmucker
Head of Program, Globalization and World Economy Program
Expertise: Globalization and the world economy, G8/G20, International economic organizations (WTO, IMF), Transatlantic economic relations, European foreign trade policy
Dr. Gereon Schuch
Deputy Director of the Research Institute, Head of Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Transformation processes in Central and Eastern Europe, German relations with its Eastern neighbors, German-Hungarian relations
Dr. Daniela Schwarzer
Otto Wolff Director of the Research Institute
Expertise: German and European foreign policies, European institutions, EU political and economic affairs, Transatlantic relations
Dr. Dr. Martin Sieg
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: European integration, EU foreign relations, security policy, Moldova
Svenja Sinjen
Head of Program, Future Forum Berlin
Expertise: Security, defense, and military policy; technology policy, German armed forces/foreign deployments, Transatlantic security relations/NATO, American security and defense policy, Air and space policy
Katrin Sold
Associate Fellow, Franco-German Relations Program
Expertise: Franco-German relations, French and EU Mediterranean policy, Transformation in Northafrica, Moroco/Tunisia
Dr. Iryna Solonenko
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Domestic politics in Ukraine, Ukrainian oligarchy, Ukrainian civil society; EU-Ukraine relations and Ukraine’s European integration; EU Eastern Partnership policy
Sebastian Sons
Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Program
Expertise: Societal developments in Saudi Arabia, Saudia Arabia's foreign policy, South Asian migration to the Arab Gulf states, Islamic Jihadism
Dr. Rainer Stinner
Senior Associate Fellow
Expertise: South-East-Europe, Near and Middle East, NATO, Transformationsprocesses
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Theresia Töglhofer
Associate Fellow, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: EU enlargement, Western Balkans
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Cornelius Vogt
Associate Fellow, Future Forum Berlin
Expertise: German foreign, security, and defense policy, Armed forces reform/foreign deployments, American foreign and security policy, NATO, Air and space policy, German space security policy
Denis Volkov
Visiting Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Russian public opinion, Civil society in Russia, Protest movement in Russia
Zsuzsanna Végh
Visiting Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Foreign, security, and international development policy of the Visegrad countries, European neighborhood policy, Eastern Partnership
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Judith Weiß
Associate Fellow, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: International economic organizations (IMF, G7, G20), Current account (im)-balances and global capital flows, Economic and monetary policy, China-EU relations
Kirsten Wiegand
Research Associate, Future Forum Berlin
Expertise: Air and space policy
Dr. Christian Wipperfürth
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Russian Foreign and Security Policy
Sarah Wohlfeld
Program Officer, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: EU enlargement, European integration, Southeastern Europe
Natasha Wunsch
Associate Fellow, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: EU enlargement, Western Balkans, European Neighborhood Policy, European foreign and security policy
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