Tereza Novotna is a GR:EEN Post-Doctoral Researcher based at the Institute for European Studies, Université libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium. She joined the GR:EEN Project “The EU External Relations and Multilateral Cooperation” in Autumn 2012 where she examines the role of the European External Action Service (EEAS) and the upgraded role of EU Delegations, particularly vis-à-vis the “big powers”, such as the United States and China. Although her current work focuses primarily on EU foreign policy, her broader research interests include EU enlargement, democratization and integration processes, transatlantic relations, the politics of Central and Eastern Europe as well as Germany.
Tereza received a Ph.D. in Politics and European Studies from Boston University and undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Charles University Prague. Her doctoral dissertation compared and contrasted the unification of Germany with the Eastern Enlargement of the EU. Tereza has held visiting fellowships at several institutions including the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS (Johns Hopkins University), the Center for European Studies at Harvard University, the Institute for German Studies at University of Birmingham, the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (Brussels Office), the German Council on Foreign Relations in Berlin (supported by a DAAD grant), the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and the Max-Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. Her research has been published in German Politics and Society, West European Politics, Studies in Ethnicities and Nationalism, Perspectives, Journal for Contemporary European Research, and E-Sharp. She has also practical experience of EU foreign policy from working for the European Commission, DG RELEX/EEAS and the EU Delegation in Washington, DC.
Tereza can be reached at: Institute for European Studies, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 39 Av. F.D. Roosevelt (ULB: CP 172), 1050 Brussels, Belgium; email: Tereza.Novotna@ulb.ac.be or email@example.com ; office tel.: +32-(0)2-650-44-80.