Dr. Rosa Balfour is a Senior Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the US (PhD in International Relations and MSc in European Studies London School of Economics, MA in History, Cambridge University). She has researched and published widely on European politics and foreign policies (especially towards Europe’s neighbouring countries East and South), the relationship between national and EU foreign policy, and on the role of human rights and democracy in international relations. Current work focuses on the nexus between domestic politics and foreign policy, especially between Europe’s democracy and its global role.
In September 2018 she was awarded a non-resident fellowship on Europe’s Futures at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. Rosa is also a member of the Steering Committee of WIIS-Brussels (Women In International Security), an Associate Fellow at LSE Ideas, and a Senior Adviser to the European Policy Centre.
Among her publications are What are think tanks for? Policy research in the age of anti-expertise, published by LSE Ideas, http://www.lse.ac.uk/ideas/research/updates/think-tanks, Europe’s Trouble-makers. The populist challenge to foreign policy, (http://www.epc.eu/documents/uploads/pub_6377_europe_s_troublemakers.pdf), a volume published Ashgate in 2015 (co-edited with Caterina Carta and Kristi Raik), The European External Action Service and National Foreign Ministries. Convergence or Divergence?, Human Rights and Democracy in EU Foreign Policy. The cases of Ukraine and Egypt published by Routledge in 2012, paperback in 2014.