Stefan Meister

Heinrich Boell Foundation, South Caucasus Office

Dr. Stefan Meister is the head of the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Office since July 2019. From January 2017 until March 2019 he was Head of the Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). Previously, he worked as the head of the program for Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at DGAP and as a senior policy fellow in the Wider Europe Team at the ECFR. In 2015/16 he was visiting fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington D.C writing on Russian disinformation. He has served several times as an election observer for the OSCE in post-Soviet countries.

Meister holds a PhD from Jena University with a thesis on the transformation of the Russian higher education and research system. His areas of research include Russian domestic, foreign, security and energy policy; EU-Russia relations; German-Russian relations, Eastern Partnership and post-Soviet conflicts particularly in the South Caucasus.

Dr. Stefan Meister is the head of the Heinrich Boell Foundation South Caucasus Office since July 2019. From January 2017 until March 2019 he was Head of the Robert Bosch Center for Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). Previously, he worked as the head of the program for Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at DGAP and as a senior policy fellow in the Wider Europe Team at the ECFR. In 2015/16 he was visiting fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington D.C writing on Russian disinformation. He has served several times as an election observer for the OSCE in post-Soviet countries.

Meister holds a PhD from Jena University with a thesis on the transformation of the Russian higher education and research system. His areas of research include Russian domestic, foreign, security and energy policy; EU-Russia relations; German-Russian relations, Eastern Partnership and post-Soviet conflicts particularly in the South Caucasus.

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