Experts

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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
Associate Fellow, 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
Bernt Berger
Senior Fellow, Asia Program
Expertise: Chinese foreign and security policy, Regional security and conflict management in East Asia, Security on the Korean Peninsula, Myanmar’s political transformation and conflict resolution, EU-Asia relations, Australia and Asia
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
Senior Fellow Foresight USA
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
Daniela Braun
Associate Fellow, Alfred Oppenheim Centre for European Policy Studies
Expertise: Global Health Security
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
Carina Böttcher
Research Fellow, Program Security, Defense and Armaments
Expertise: Civilian Crisis Management and Peace Operations, EU Common Security and Defence Policy, United Nations
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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
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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
Dr. Yasemin El-Menouar
Associate Fellow
Alena Epifanova
Program Officer, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: German–Russian relations, Civil society in the post-Soviet area, Politics of memory in Russia
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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
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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)
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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
Dr. Luba von Hauff
Associate Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Political Systems, Security, and Development of the post-Soviet states, International Norm Diffusion and Norm Collision Processes, International Socialization, EU Foreign Policy, EU-China Relations, ‘Rising Powers’ and Multi-polarity
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Wilfried Jilge
Associate Fellow, 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
Anna-Lena Kirch
Program Coordinator Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: Fundamental questions of European integration; Subregional cooperation formats in the EU; Germany’s role in Europe; European Neighborhood Policy; Visegrad Group
Sofia Koller
Research Fellow, Program Security, Defense and Armaments
Expertise: Extremism and Radicalisation, Security Policy in Europe and the Middle East
Dr. Georgios Kolliarakis
Advisor for Research Strategy of the Institute
Expertise: European Union, Mediterranean Basin, Security & Defence Policy, Risk Impact Assessment, Evidence-Informed Policy Advice, Strategic Foresight & Scenario Methods
Laura Krug
Office Manager to the Director
Expertise: European security and defense policy, European crisis management. transatlantic relations
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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
Philipp Liesenhoff
Associate Fellow, Globalization and World Economy Program
Expertise: European macroeconomics, European financial integration, transatlantic economic and financial relations
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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Dr. Stefan Meister
Head of the Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
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
Dr. Christian Mölling
Deputy Director of the Research Institute
Expertise: Security and defence, military capabilities, defence industry, security and defence policy of Germany and other major European countries, EU Common Security and Defence Policy, NATO
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Dr. Amy J. Nelson
Visiting Fellow, Program Security, Defense, and Armaments
Expertise: Arms control, Emerging weapons technologies, The defense trade, Nuclear security
Dr. Hannah Neumann
Associate Fellow, Program Security, Defense, and Armaments
Expertise: German and European foreign and security policy, German and European Human rights policy, Civilian Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding, Crisis Prevention, Civil Society Engagement
Milan Nič
Senior Fellow, Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia
Expertise: Visegrad Group, Central and Eastern Europe, EU integration, European security, EU and NATO enlargement, Western Balkans
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Heidi Obermeyer
Associate Fellow, Program Security, Defense, and Armaments
Expertise: Transatlantic Relations, German Foreign Policy, Transatlantic Security and NATO, Digitalization
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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: European foreign policy, security policy, and defense policy, Germany’s role in Europe/Germany’s European policy, Fundamental questions of European integration, German foreign policy and security policy, Transatlantic relations
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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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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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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. Daniela Schwarzer
Director
Expertise: German and European foreign policies, European institutions, EU political and economic affairs, Transatlantic relations
Torben Schütz
Associate Fellow, Program Security, Defense, and Armaments
Expertise: German and European Defense Policy, Armament Policy and Defense Industry, Armed Forces and Military Capabilities
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, Forum for Strategy Questions
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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Alicia von Voß
Program Officer, Program Security, Defense, and Armaments
Expertise: European Defence Cooperation, German and European Security and Defence Policy, CSDP, NATO
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Sarah Wohlfeld
Research Fellow, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
Expertise: EU enlargement, European integration, Southeastern Europe
Marie Wolf
Research Assistent, Program Security, Defense, and Armaments
Expertise: European Foreign and Security Policy, European Integration, Global Health & Health Security
Dr. 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