Stefan Fröhlich is a senior fellow at the Transatlantic Academy and a professor of international politics at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. His areas of research include EU foreign and security policy, transatlantic relations, German foreign policy, and international political economy. His books include The New Geopolitics of Transatlantic Relations: Coordinated Responses to Common Dangers (2012), Die EU als globaler Akteur (The EU as a Global Actor, second edition 2014) and Strategic Implications of Euro-Atlantic Enlargement (with Esther Brimmer, 2005). Fröhlich received his PhD in political science (1989) and habilitation (1996) from the University of Bonn. He was program director of the post-graduate “European Studies” lecture course at the Zentrum für Europäische Integrationsforschung (ZEI, Centre for European Integration Research) at the University of Bonn from 1998 and 2002 and has been a visiting professor in Antwerp, Bruges, Budapest, Milan, Birmingham, London, Vienna, Tübingen, Washington, Zurich, and Moscow. He currently belongs to the teaching faculty of the College of Europe in Bruges and Warsaw, Bonn, Innsbruc,k and Zurich.