Sophie Pornschlegel

Europe Jacques Delors

Sophie Pornschlegel is Director of Studies at Europe Jacques Delors, a Brussels-based think tank focusing on EU sustainability policies. She teaches a course on EU integration at Sciences Po Paris, is Policy Fellow at the Berlin-based think tank Das Progressive Zentrum, and author of the book Am Ende der gewohnten Ordnung: Warum wir Macht neu denken müssen (At the end of the known order: Why we need to rethink power) (Droemer, 2023). Her research focuses on two fields: EU institutions, rule of law, and democracy; as well as EU sustainability policies, in particular related to agrifood and trade. She previously worked as a Senior Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre, and has previous experience at the European Commission, Westminster, and in a public affairs consultancy.

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