Berlin Bureau Chief, International Herald Tribune, Berlin
Judy Dempsey is a nonresident senior associate at Carnegie Europe and editor-in-chief of Strategic Europe. She is also a columnist for the International Herald Tribune. Prior to joining the International Herald Tribune in 2004, Ms. Dempsey was the diplomatic correspondent for the Financial Times in Brussels from 2001 onward, covering NATO and European Union enlargement. Between 1990 and 2001 she served as Jerusalem bureau chief (1996-2001), Berlin correspondent (1992-1996), and East European correspondent, London (1990-1992) for the Financial Times. During the 1980s, Dempsey reported on Central and Eastern Europe and the collapse of communism or the Financial Times, the Irish Times, and the Economist. Dempsey graduated from Trinity College, Dublin, where she studied history and political science. She has contributed to several books on Eastern Europe, including Developments in Central and East European Politics (Palgrave Macmillan and Duke University Press, 2007) and The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe: A Handbook (Frederick Muller Ltd, 1985).