Experts & Staff

Angela Mehrer

Research & Project Coordinator


German, English


Angela Mehrer is research and project coordinator at the European Council of Foreign Relations. She coordinates the activities of ECFR’s Re:Order project, which explores emerging visions of the global order, as well as the interplay between economic might and geopolitical influence.

Prior to joining ECFR, she completed internships at the Federal Academy for Security Policy in Berlin and at the news literacy organisation Lie Detectors in Brussels.

Mehrer studied governance and public policy at the University of Passau and holds an MA in politics and public administration from the University of Konstanz as well as an MA in international security studies from Charles University in Prague.

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