Cornelius Adebahr is a Fellow and an Adjunct Faculty at the Hertie School. He is a political analyst and entrepreneur based in Rome, Italy, focusing on European foreign policy, global affairs, and citizens’ engagement. He is a fellow at Carnegie Europe in Brussels as well as the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin, and a member of the European Commission’s experts’ network, Team Europe. Since 2005, he has taught at various international universities, including Willy Brandt School of Public Policy in Erfurt, Tehran University in Iran, and Georgetown University in Washington, DC. He is the author of "Europe and Iran: The Nuclear Deal and Beyond” (Routledge 2017) and "Learning and Change in European Foreign Policy: The Case of the EU Special Representatives“ (Nomos 2009). Cornelius studied Political Science (International Relations), Philosophy, Public Law, and International Economics in Tübingen, Paris, and at the Free University Berlin, where he graduated in 2001 before receiving his PhD (Dr. rer. pol.) in 2008. He has been awarded academic and professional scholarships inter alia from German Academic Scholarship Foundation, Fulbright Commission, Robert Bosch Foundation, and Volkswagen Foundation.