• Defense and international security policy
• Human rights issues, humanitarian crises in Africa and the Balkans
• International criminal tribunals
Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller has been a Senior Transatlantic Fellow with the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Berlin since 2009. Before, she served as the director of the Berlin office from 2005 to 2009. From 1994 until 2005, Constanze Stelzenmüller was an editor in the political section of the Hamburg weekly DIE ZEIT. From 1998 onwards, she was defence and international security editor; previously, she covered human rights issues, humanitarian crises in Africa and the Balkans, as well as international criminal tribunals. From 1988-1989, she was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School. She was a GMF Campus Fellow at Grinnell College in Iowa, a Woodrow Wilson Center Public Policy Scholar in Washington, DC, and a member of the Remarque Forum (a conference series of the Remarque Institute at New York University). Stelzenmüller chairs the academic advisory board of the German Foundation on Peace Research (DSF). She is chairwoman of the German section of Women in International Security, WIIS.de. She is a member of the advisory board of the Protestant Academy of Berlin-Brandenburg, and a governor of the Ditchley Foundation.She has worked in Germany and the U.S., and grew up in the United Kingdom, Germany, the U.S. and Spain. Besides her native German, she is fluent in English. She also speaks French and Spanish.