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Constanze Stelzenmüller

Fritz Stern Chair, Brookings Institution

Constanze Stelzenmüller is an expert on German, European, and transatlantic foreign and security policy and strategy. Prior to working at Brookings, she was a senior transatlantic fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF), where she directed the infl uential Transatlantic Trends survey program. From 1994 to 2005, she was an editor for the political section of the German weekly DIE ZEIT, where she had also served as defence and international security editor and covered human rights issues and humanitarian crises. Stelzenmüller’s essays and articles have appeared in a wide range of publications, including Foreign Affairs, Internationale Politik, the Financial Times, the International New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung. She is also a frequent commentator on American and European radio and television. Stelzenmüller is a governor of the Ditchley Foundation and a fellow of the Royal Swedish Society for War Sciences.
Updated: March 29, 2019