Dr. Sara Hagemann is a Senior Advisor at Earth Security Group. She is the Academic Director for the School of Public Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
As an Associate Professor in European Politics at the LSE, she draws on a mix of academic and policy experience as she has held research and policy positions in Brussels, Copenhagen and London. Sara has published extensively on European affairs, on political behaviour, international negotiation and transparency and accountability in political systems.
Sara is a frequent commentator on EU affairs in both international and national media. Before joining LSE, she worked as a Senior Policy Analyst at the Brussels-based European Policy Centre (EPC), where she was responsible for its Political Europe programme. She has also held posts at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), and in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Sara is the Co-Founder and former Director of VoteWatch Europe an online platform that monitors EU decision-makers’ voting records.
She was an ESRC Senior Fellow in the UK in a Changing Europe Programme during the UK’s EU referendum year 2016, providing independent expert advice to Parliament, government, businesses and interest organisations and public media. Sara has been awarded an ESRC Impact Accelerator Grant (from September 2016- April 2018) through the LSE’s School of Public Affairs.