Erik Brown


Erik Brown is an intern at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where he contributes to the institute’s work on peace and security. Erik’s primary research interests include German foreign and security policy, transatlantic cooperation, and the political economy of post-industrial democracies.

Prior to working with GPPi, Erik was a research and events intern with the Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe, where he assisted with individual fellow research and larger projects such as the Center’s Trans-Atlantic Scorecard. Before beginning his internship at Brookings, Erik also worked at the German Historical Institute in Washington, DC.

Erik is currently pursuing a double bachelor’s degree in international and public affairs and German studies at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. For the spring 2022 semester, Erik is studying social sciences and history at the Humboldt University in Berlin.

Languages: English, German

Areas of Expertise

Peace & Security