Atlanticist and “Post-Atlanticist” Wishful Thinking

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Hans Kundnani

The German Marshall Fund of the United States

Hans Kundnani is a senior transatlantic fellow in The German Marshall Fund's Europe Program, based in the Washington, DC office. He works on a mixture of internal European economic and institutional issues (in particular the British question), Europe's role in the world, and on the link between the internal and external dimensions. He will also focus on relations between Europe and Asia through a transatlantic perspective. Prior to joining GMF, Hans was the research director at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Jana Puglierin

German Council on Foreign Relations

Jana Puglierin was a Fellow in the American-German Situation Room in 2017. She is Head of the German Council on Foreign Relations' Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies. From September 2013 to December 2015 she was a program officer at the DGAP’s Future Forum Berlin (Berliner Forum Zukunft).

Prior to this she 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 worked as a researcher and lecturer in Bonn University's political science and contemporary history department as well as in the University's North American studies program. She also held a teaching post at the University of Chemnitz, and worked as a researcher at the DGAP.

She studied political science, international and European law, and sociology at the University of Bonn, at Venice International University, and at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany. Her doctoral degree was based on a thesis on the life and thought of John H. Herz.