Judy Dempsey

Europe’s Futures Fellows 2020/21

Judy Dempsey is a Senior Fellow at Carnegie Europe and editor-in-chief of its Strategic Europe blog since 2012. Prior to that, she was a columnist for the International New York Times and between 2004-201, the International Herald Tribune’s Germany Correspondent in Berlin.

From 2001 to 2004, Dempsey was the Financial Times’ Diplomatic Correspondent in Brussels covering the NATO and European Union enlargements. Between 1996 and 2001, she was the FT’s Jerusalem bureau chief, its Berlin correspondent from 1992–1996 and the FT’s Eastern European correspondent from 1990-1992. During the 1980s, Dempsey reported from Vienna on Central and Eastern Europe for the Financial Times, the Irish Times, and the Economist and was on the ground during the tumultuous months of 1989 and 1990.

Judy Dempsey studied History and Political Science at Trinity College, Dublin. She has been awarded several journalism prizes. She is the author of several publications including Das Phänomen Merkel.