Laura Daniels is the German Chancellor Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. Her current research involves analyzing how democracy promotion is impacted by rising global powers and by changes underway in the international order. Her areas of expertise include US foreign policy, transatlantic relations, and security.
Prior to GPPi, Laura was the research assistant for the International Order and Strategy Project at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC. There, she focused on US grand strategy and the state of the liberal international order. She also worked on research in transatlantic affairs with the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings. Laura’s professional experience additionally includes positions at the European Parliament Liaison Office to US Congress and the United Nations. She was the co-author of a consultancy report for the RAND Corporation on NATO strategy.
Laura is a member of the German Marshall Fund Young Transatlantic Network and a Bucerius Global Governance alum. Laura holds a master’s degree in public administration with a specialization in international security policy from the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs. She earned a bachelor’s in fine arts with a focus in art as political activism from New York University.
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