Sergey Lagodinsky’s areas of expertise include transatlantic relations, international and constitutional law as well as law and politics of diversity and integration. Sergey is a regular guest and contributor to major media outlets. He has appeared among others on the BBC World Service, Deutschlandfunk, Radio Liberty and various other radio stations. He is a regular guest on Deutsche Welle TV and a political host and commentator on RTVi (an international Russian speaking TV network). His commentaries have been published by the Süddeutsche Zeitung, Handelsblatt, taz and Tagesspiegel, among others. Prior to joining the Heinrich Böll Foundation, Sergey was an attorney with Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. From 2003 to 2008, Sergey was program director, later advisor to the Director of the Berlin office of the American Jewish Committee (AJC). In 2010 Sergey was a Yale World Fellow in residence at Yale University in New Haven. Sergey holds a PhD degree in law from the Berlin’s Humboldt University, a law degree from the University of Göttingen and a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University. In May 2019, Sergey was elected to the European Parliament for the Green Party.
Sergey Lagodinsky is also an Advisory Board member of Humanity in Action Germany.
Updated May 2019