Ms. Claudia Major is the Senior Associate in the International Security Division at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) Berlin.
Her research, advisory work and publications focus on security and defence policy in Europe (EU, NATO, Germany, UK, France).
Ms. Major’s previous placements include the EU Institute for Security Studies (Paris), the Center for Security Studies of the ETH Zurich, the German Foreign Office, and Sciences Po Paris. Claudia graduated from the Free University Berlin and Sciences Po Paris and holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham, UK.
Her recent publications deal with Germany’s security and defence policy, NATO’s strategic adaptation, Brexit, Franco-German relations in defence, and recent developments in European security and defence policy.