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Heidi Obermeyer is a Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations. She was the Program Coordinator at CTR from 2015 to 2017. Prior to joining the Center, she worked for the Department of State at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, for the U.S. Commercial Service in Munich, and most recently in federal consulting in the Department of Veterans Affairs. She holds an MA in Political Science with a concentration in European Governance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she wrote her thesis on the potential for radicalization among Somali migrants in the United Kingdom by Al-Shabaab. Obermeyer also holds a BA in International Affairs, Germanic Studies, and Anthropology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She completed coursework at Ludwig-Maximillians-Universität in Munich; Humboldt Universität in Berlin; Freie Universität also in Berlin; and at the University of Bath, England. She speaks German and some French, Spanish and Russian.