Languages: German, English, Italian
Areas of Expertise: German and European foreign, security and defence policy; Germany's role in Europe; transatlantic relations
Dr Jana Puglierin is the Head of the Berlin Office and a Senior Policy Fellow for the European Council on Foreign Relations since January 2020. She also directs ECFR’s Rethink: Europe initiative, which explores and illustrates European cooperation in innovative ways through the EU Cohesion Monitor and the EU Coalition Explorer.
Prior to this, she headed the Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). Before joining DGAP Puglierin was an advisor on disarmament, arms control, and non-proliferation at the German Bundestag, where she also worked on matters relating to German and European foreign and security policy. Between 2003 and 2010 she was researcher and lecturer to the chair of political science and contemporary history as well as in the program for North American studies at the University of Bonn. She was also an associate at “Stiftung Neue Verantwortung”, Berlin from October 2010 until October 2011.
In November 2017 Puglierin was a visiting fellow at the American-German Situation Room, a joint initiative of the AICGS and GMF. She is Alumna of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation’s Working Group of Young Foreign Policy Experts (2007-2016), of the ZEIT Foundation Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius (2016), of the Manfred-Wörner-Seminar for German-American Relations (2009) as well as of the International Visitor Leadership Program, the U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program (2015). She is a board member of the German Atlantic Society and a member of the extended board of Women in International Security (WIIS.de).
Jana earned a Master’s degree and a doctoral degree in Political Science, International and European law, and Sociology from the Friedrich-Wilhelms University of Bonn. Her doctoral degree was based on a thesis on the life and thought of John H. Herz.
Jana Puglierin - 20 February, 2020
To hope that German defence policy will become more French is equivalent to waiting for Godot.
Jana Puglierin - 14 February, 2020
La grande coalizione continuerà a essere una sorta di governo custode in quanto manca di un’ampia visione in politica estera.
Note from Berlin
Jana Puglierin - 13 February, 2020
The grand coalition will continue to be a kind of caretaker government in its lack of a big foreign policy vision.
The EU Coalition Explorer survey reveals the importance of Germany and France within the EU, and the impact they can have when they cooperate with each other.
by Jonathan Hackenbroich, Jeremy Shapiro, and Tara Varma - 29th June, 2020
Europe must improve its early warning systems, supply chain resilience, medical R&D, and cyber security and technology, to act decisively in future emergencies
by Susi Dennison, Pawel Zerka - 29th June, 2020
A new survey shows that, after the onset of the covid-19 crisis, there has been a rise in public support for unified EU action to tackle global threats
After last week’s discussion with Matt Duss and Jeremy Shapiro, Mark Leonard follows up by gathering the European views on a possible Biden win and its effect on US foreign policy. Vessela Tcherneva, deputy director of ECFR and head of our Sofia office, Jana Puglierin,…
In his opening remarks at our virtual Annual Council Meeting, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, spoke about Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the EU and the high expectations which are placed on it. According to him, the next six months will be centred around two…
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This week’s podcast episode sees very special participation from Anu Bradford, law professor at Columbia and author of “The Brussels Effect: How the European Union Rules the World”. Bradford’s book focuses on the way the EU manages to continuously set…