Dr Liana Fix is a fellow for Europe at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). She is a historian and political scientist with expertise in German and European foreign and security policy, European security, transatlantic relations, Russia and Eastern Europe. Liana’s work focuses on German domestic and foreign policy, the European Union, transatlantic relations and Europe’s relations with Russia and China.
Prior to joining CFR, Liana was programme director for international affairs at the Körber-Stiftung in Berlin. She was also a resident fellow at the German Marshall Fund in Washington, DC and a DAAD/AICGS fellow at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. From 2018 to 2019, she was a fellow for global governance futures at the Robert Bosch Stiftung Multilateral Dialogues.
Liana received her MSc in Theory and History of International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science and her PhD in Political Science from the Justus Liebig University in Giessen. She is a member of the Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security and of Women in International Security.
Liana plays the piano and is passionate about travelling to the Middle East and Eastern Europe.