Katherine Tepper is an intern with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi), where she supports the institute’s work on rising powers and the Global Governance Futures fellowship program. Her research interests include transatlantic relations, economic and trade policy, and the effects of the changing global order on the European Union.
Currently, Katherine is pursuing a master’s degree in international affairs at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, where she focuses on finance and trade. Prior to joining GPPi, she interned with the European Commission Representation in Berlin, the European Land Conservation Network as well as the congressional re-election campaign of Congresswoman Louise Slaughter in Rochester, New York in the United States. She is also involved with the US-based, nonpartisan student think tank European Horizons, where she is a member of the Policy Perspective research team as well as a board member of European Horizons Berlin.
Katherine holds a dual bachelor’s degree, graduating cum laude, in international relations from the University of Rochester, and in classical voice and opera from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester in New York, United States. She was a 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar, and a 2014 German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) grant recipient.
Languages: English, German