Ulrike Guérot joined the European Council on Foreign Relations in July 2007 as a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Berlin Office. Previously she was Senior Transatlantic Fellow with the German Marshall Fund (2004-2007), and prior to that she had been the head the European Union unit at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin (2000-2003). Ulrike has also worked as an Assistant Professor on European studies at Johns Hopkins University, as a Senior Research Fellow at Notre Europe in Paris, and as a staff member of the German Bundestag’s Commission on External Affairs. She has been publishing widely on European and transatlantic issues in various journals and newspapers, and is frequently invited to comment on several EU issues in the media. She has been awarded the prestigious ‘Ordre pour le Merite’ for her engagement on European integration.