Areas of Expertise

  • US security and defense policy
  • Transatlantic security cooperation, NATO
  • Transatlantic relations


German, English, French

Sophia Becker is a research fellow for US security and defense policy with DGAP’s Security and Defense Program. Before joining DGAP, she worked as a staffer for the head of the committee on foreign affairs of the German parliament. Most recently, she worked as a consultant for the Women in War Program at the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative;  for Negotiation, Design & Strategy LLC; and for the Carr Center for Human Rights at Harvard University.

As a McCloy Fellow, Becker spent two years at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government where she obtained a Master in Public Policy focusing on international and global affairs. She also holds a BA and MA in political science and international relations from Sciences Po Paris.