Eastern Europe, Eurasia Senior Fellow (on leave of absence)
focus on Ukrainian domestic and foreign policy, and EU-Russian relations. Special topics are the development of civil society in Eastern Europe, promotion of democracy, and the role of human rights in foreign policy.
2005-2007 Lecturer at the Chair for Political Science and Contemporary History, Mannheim University
2004 Doctoral degree in Political Science, Mannheim University
1997-2005 Research Associate at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research
A Strategic Assessment
How Member-State Coalitions Can Contribute
Promising Visions, Murky Realities
In light of human rights violations in Crimea and a new law allowing Russia to ignore rulings of the European Court of Human Rights, there is no justification for the country to remain in the Council of Europe, writes Susan Stewart.