Julia Himmrich is a Research Fellow at the Euroepan Leadership Network and was previously Research Associate on European Foreign Policy at the Dahrendorf Forum at LSE IDEAS. She completed a PhD in International Relations at the LSE and is also a Teaching Fellow in European Foreign Policy at King’s College London. Her wider research interest lies in European foreign policy in conflict in the Western Balkans and the European Neighbourhood. She also holds a MA International Peace & Security from King’s College London and a BA (Hons) Politics & Development Studies from SOAS. In the past she has worked at the European Parliament, in international development, and at human rights NGOs.