Brussels Forum Session: Democracy on the Line: A Response

Steven Erlanger is the chief diplomatic correspondent for Europe for The New York Times, based in Berlin. Erlanger was previously the bureau chief in Brussels, London, Paris, Jerusalem, Berlin, Prague, Belgrade, Moscow, and Bangkok. He also served as the newspaper’s editor of cultural news from 2002 to 2004 and as the chief diplomatic correspondent in Washington, from 1996 to 1999. Before coming to The Times, he worked for The Boston Globe for 11 years as European correspondent based in London from 1983-87. Erlanger shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting for a series on Russia and shared another for Explanatory Reporting for a series on Al Qaeda awarded in 2002. He won ASNE's 2001 Jesse Laventhol prize for deadline reporting for his work in the former Yugoslavia and the German Marshall Fund's Peter Weitz Prize in 2000. Erlanger was awarded the 2005 Eliav-Sartawi Award for Middle East journalism. In 2013, France made him a chevalier of the Légion d’Honneur. Erlanger graduated from Harvard College in 1974 and studied Russian at St. Antony's College, Oxford.