Experts by region

The following DGAP experts are active in these regions.

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  • European Union
    • Daniela Schwarzer
      Otto Wolff Director of the Research Institute, DGAP (EU institutions, EU political and economic affairs, German and EU foreign policy)
    • Jana Puglierin
      Head of Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies (EU Common Security and Defense Policy)
    • Claire Demesmay
      Head Franco-German Relations Program (Franco-German relations, French European policy)
    • Stefan Meister
      Head of Program on Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia, Robert Bosch Center (Eastern Partnership of the EU)
    • Milan Nič
      Visegrad Group, Central and Eastern Europe, EU integration, European security, EU and NATO enlargement, Western Balkans
    • Henning Riecke
      Head of USA/Transatlantic Relations Program (EU Common Foreign and Security Policy)
    • Claudia Schmucker
      Head Globalization and World Economy Program (EU trade policy, transatlantic trade relations)
    • Svenja Sinjen
      Head of Future Forum Berlin (EU Common Foreign and Security Policy)
    • Cornelius Adebahr
      EU foreign policy, EU Common Foreign and Security Policy, EU enlargement policy, Southeastern Europe
    • Andrea Gawrich
      EU Eastern policy, OSCE, Council of Europe, European minority- and energy policy, International parliaments
    • Anna Quirin
      Good governance and transformation processes in Central and Eastern Europe, German-Polish relations, domestic and foreign policy of Poland, Nation Branding, Public Diplomacy
    • Rainer Stinner
      Southeast Europe, NATO, transformations processes
    • Theresia Töglhofer
      EU enlargement, Western Balkans
    • Sarah Wohlfeld
      EU enlargement, European integration, Southeastern Europe
    • Natasha Wunsch
      EU enlargement policy, Western Balkans
  • France
    • Claire Demesmay
      Head Franco-German Relations Program
    • Daniela Schwarzer
      Otto Wolff Director of the Research Institute, DGAP
    • Julie Hamann
      Franco-German relations, German and French foreign policy, Social movements and labor unions in France
    • Sabine Russ-Sattar
      French politics and society; Immigration, migration, and integration; political parties; representation of interests
    • Katrin Sold
      Franco-German relations, French and EU Mediterranean policy, transformation in North Africa (Moroco and Tunisia)
  • Central and Eastern Europe
    • Milan Nič
      Visegrad Group, Central and Eastern Europe, EU integration, European security, EU and NATO enlargement, Western Balkans
    • Andrea Gawrich
      EU's Eastern policy, OSCE, Council of Europe, European minority- and energy policy, international parliaments
    • Claire Luzia Leifert
      Transitional justice; good governance and transformation in central and eastern Europe; identity and the politics of history in international affairs
    • Sarah Pagung
      Foreign and security policy of the Russian Federation, German-Russian relations, Civil society in the Russian Federation, Moldova
    • Anna Quirin
      Good governance and transformation processes in Central and Eastern Europe; German-Polish relations, domestic and foreign policy of Poland; nation branding; public diplomacy
  • Russia / Eurasia
    • Stefan Meister
      Head of Program on Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia, Robert Bosch Center (Russian foreign and security policy; EU-Russia relations; Russian energy, economic, and education policy; Eastern Partnership, especially in the South Caucasus, Belarus, and Ukraine; Russian relations with post-Soviet states
    • Wilfried Jilge
      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
    • Milan Nič
      Visegrad Group, Central and Eastern Europe, EU integration, European security, EU and NATO enlargement, Western Balkans
    • Jacopo Maria Pepe
      Security, Energy, Trade, Transport, Logistics and Supply Chains in Central Asia and Greater Eurasia, International Political Economy, Geopolitics and Geoeconomics, Risk Analysis
    • Maria Davydchyk
      The EU’s Eastern partnerships, especially Belarus; foreign culture and education policy; social transformation
    • Luba von Hauff
      CIS; Caspian region; Central Asia; Eurasian energy and water policies; international security and development policies toward Central Asia; Chinese, Russian, and EU neighbourhood policies
    • Sarah Pagung
      Foreign and security policy of the Russian Federation, German-Russian relations, civil society in the Russian federation
    • Iryna Solonenko
      Domestic politics in Ukraine, with a focus on oligarchy and civil society; EU-Ukraine relations and Ukraine’s European integration, including implementation of the Association Agreement with the EU; EU Eastern Partnership policy
  • USA/Transatlantic Relations
    • Daniela Schwarzer
      Otto Wolff Director of the Research Institute, DGAP
    • Henning Riecke
      Head of USA/Transatlantic Relations Program (Foreign and Security Policy of the USA, Transatlantic Security Relations, NATO)
    • Josef Braml
      Editor, DGAP Yearbook (economic and domestic factors for American Foreign Policy; transatlantic relations)
    • Jana Puglierin
      Head Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies (Transatlantic relations/NATO; disarmament, arms control, non-proliferation; air and space policy)
    • Claudia Schmucker
      Head of Globalization and World Economy Program (Transatlantic Economic Relations, EU and US Trade Policy)
    • Svenja Sinjen
      Head of Future Forum Berlin (Transatlantic Security Relations, NATO, Foreign and Security Policy of the USA)
    • Cornelius Adebahr
      EU foreign policy, transatlantic relations
    • Sebastian Gräfe
      Transatlantic relations
    • Erwin Häckel
      Nonproliferation
    • Silvia C. Petig
      Transatlatic politics, history, and culture
    • Nicole Renvert
      Transatlantic relations; policy advice; post-conflict reconstruction (reconciliation, transitional justice)
  • Middle East / North Africa
    • Dina Fakoussa-Behrens
      Head of Middle East and North Africa Program (Egypt, Democratization, German Development Cooperation)
    • Kristian Brakel
      Israel/Palestine, Turkey and the Kurdish Question, Sudan, Syria, Youth in the Arab world, Israel and Turkey, Democratization
    • Ibrahim El-Houdaiby
      Islamic movements, Democratization and political economy of the Middle East
    • Laura Lale Kabis-Kechrid
      Social and political developments in Turkey, Islamist movements
    • Katrin Sold
      Transformation processs in North Africa, Economic policy, welfare policy, and labor market policy in the Maghreb States, Morocco/Tunisia
    • Sebastian Sons
      Societal developments in Saudi Arabia, Saudia Arabia's foreign policy, South Asian migration to the Arab Gulf states, Islamic Jihadism
  • Asia
    • Bernt Berger
      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
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