Eva Gross

Senior Research Fellow, European Foreign and Security Policy
Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Thematic expertise: 
Transatlantic Relations
Conflict Prevention
Crisis Management
Geographical expertise: 
Western Balkans

Eva Gross is a Senior Research Fellow for European Foreign and Security Policy at Institute of European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. At the IES, she heads the research cluster 'EU foreign and security policy'. Her current research projects include transatlantic cooperation in post-conflict reconstruction; the EU's contribution to security sector reform in Afghanistan; the ongoing development of European crisis management policies; and the EU's engagement with the emerging powers. Other research interests include the role of the EU as a global actor, the Europeanization of national foreign and security policy, transatlantic relations, and EU conflict prevention and crisis management policies, particularly towards the Western Balkans and Afghanistan. Eva Gross holds a PhD from the London School of Economics, and has been a Visiting Fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies (2008), the Center for European Policy Studies/CEPS (2006) and CERI Sciences Po (2005). In 2005/06 Eva Gross was a fellow of the European Foreign and Security Policy Studies Program of the VolkswagenStiftung, Germany, the Compagnia di San Paolo, Turin and the Rijksbanken Jubilaeumsfond, Stockholm.