Wilson Center Projects
Dancing with the Bear: The Future of EU-US-Russia Relations on the EU’s Eastern and Northern Borders
Andreas Raspotnik is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute in Oslo, Norway. From September 2021 to May 2022, Andreas was an Austrian Marshall Plan Fellow at the Wilson Center's Global Europe Program. His research predominantly focuses on the European Union's Arctic policy, the region's blue economy, in particular fisheries and aquaculture, as well as EU foreign and security policy at large. Andreas is further a Senior Fellow & Leadership Group member at The Arctic Institute - Center for Circumpolar Security Studies in Washington, DC - a policy network and think tank aimed to be a platform for young and early career scholars dealing with broad matters of Arctic security. Additionally, Andreas is a Senior Researcher at the High North Center for Business and Governance in Bodø, Norway. At the High North Center, Andreas manages the AlaskaNor project; an international project that aims to enhance blue economy related collaboration between Alaska and North Norway. The Wilson Center, and its Polar Programme, is one of AlaskaNor's 18 partners. Andreas is also a Member of the Arctic Economic Council's Blue Economy Working Group and a Senior Fellow at the Institute of European Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. Recently, Andreas has also acted as moderator for Arctic conferences, such as Arctic Frontiers or the High North Dialogue.
Former Austrian Marshall Plan Fellow (10/1/2021 - 5/27/2022)