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Berit Ebert

Berit Ebert specializes in European Union law with a focus on gender equality, European Integration, and theories of justice. She received her master’s (2006) and doctoral degrees (2012) in political science from Aachen University, and a master’s degree in European studies (2007) from Vienna University. Her doctoral thesis was published as Gleichstellung und Gender in der Jurisdiktion des Gerichtshofes der Europäischen Union (Equality and Gender in the Jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. An Analysis Considering Contemporary Theories of Justice) in 2012. Her book about the influence of EU citizens and transnationality on EU gender equality law was published in 2021. Currently, she focuses on gender equality and the judicial reform in Poland. Her research interests also include  women's and human rights in the 19th century.

In addition, Berit is the Vice President of Programs at the American Academy in Berlin, where she oversees the institution’s academic and public programming. Prior, she was affiliated with the UNESCO in South Africa and the Committee for Foreign Affairs at the Deutsche Bundestag. She spent her childhood years in Russia.

Articles
Ebert, Berit / Fradinger, Moira: Gender Dissidence in the 21st Century, The Berlin Journal, No. 34, October 2020: 78-83.

Ja, Nein, Vielleicht, oder doch vielleicht nicht? … Trans* im Recht der Europäischen Union. (Yes, No, Maybe, or maybe not? ... Trans* in the Laws of the European Union) History | Sexuality | Law. 2020 ​​​

Monographs
Wie Europa Zeus bändigte: Transnationalität im Gleichstellungsrecht der Europäischen Union. (How Europe Tamed Zeus: Transnationality in European Union Gender Equality Law). Tectum Verlag 2021.

Gleichstellung und Gender in der Jurisdiktion des Gerichtshofes der Europäischen Union. Eine Analyse unter Berücksichtigung kontemporärer Gerechtigkeitstheorien. (Equality and Gender in the Jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. An Analysis Considering Contemporary Theories of Justice). Logos Verlag Berlin, 2012.

Die neue Weltordnung als Strategiefrage. Sicherheitspolitische Divergenzen zwischen EU und USA (The World Order as a Question of Strategy. Divergences of the Security Policies in the EU and the USA). Tectum Verlag, 2008.

Contact
Dr. Berit Ebert
Political Science
Email: b.ebert[at]berlin.bard.edu