Julia Himmrich is a Research Fellow at the ELN and joined in February 2017.Her work focusses on European Defence with particular attention on NATO-EU collaboration and EU defence integration.
She completed a PhD in International Relations at the LSE and is a Teaching Fellow in European Foreign Policy at King’s College London. Before joining the ELN she was Research Associate on European Foreign Policy at the Dahrendorf Forum of LSE IDEAS. Her wider research interest lies in European foreign policy in conflict in the Western Balkans and the European Neighbourhood. She also holds a MA International Peace & Security from King’s College London and a BA (Hons) Politics & Development Studies from SOAS. In the past she has worked at the European Parliament, in international development, and at human rights NGOs.
Julia is fluent in German and Italian.