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New Challenges, New Voices: Next Generation Viewpoints on Transatlantic Relations

The future of the transatlantic relationship is rarely out of the headlines in Europe or North America. Despite the closeness, the relationship faces – as it has always done – new and familiar challenges.


This report offers views on the future of transatlantic relations from scholars who are at the start of their careers, with European and US perspectives on what the future holds in defence, economics, values, and relations with emerging powers.

Read the report:

New Challenges, New Voices: Next Generation Viewpoints on Transatlantic Relations

About the authors

  • Editor: Tim Oliver is Dahrendorf postdoctoral fellow at LSE IDEAS.
  • Philip Bednarczyk is Democratic professional staff on the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee responsible for the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats.
  • John Hemmings is an Adjunct Fellow at CSIS and Pacific Forum, CSIS and a doctoral candidate at LSE
  • Ben Jones is a PhD student at King’s College London and a former foreign affairs adviser to the British Liberal Democrats and MEP Assistant.
  • Jeff Lightfoot is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council.
  • Parke Nicholson is a Senior Research Associate at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies focusing on transatlantic relations and foreign policy.
  • Tereza Novotná is an FNRS Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Institute for European Studies, Université libre de Bruxelles.
  • Claire Sutherland is a Senior Lecturer in Politics at Durham University.
  • Julia Teebken is a PhD student at the Environmental Policy Research Center and the Graduate School of East Asian Studies at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
  • Andrew Whitworth is a doctoral candidate in political economy at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC and Bologna, Italy.

This Special Report was produced as part of the Dahrendorf Forum - Debating Europe, a joint initiative between LSE and the Hertie School of Governance, funded by Stiftung Mercator.