Senior Policy Fellow at European Council on Foreign Relations
Dr. Ulrike Franke is a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR). Her areas of focus include German and European security and defence, the future of warfare, and the impact of new technologies such as drones and artificial intelligence on geopolitics and warfare. Dr. Franke has published widely on these and other topics, and regularly appears as commentator in the media. She co-hosts the Sicherheitshalber Podcast, a German-language podcast on security and defence. Dr. Franke holds a PhD in International Relations from the University of Oxford and a double summa cum laude MA degree from Sciences Po Paris and the University of St. Gallen.