Ann-Sofie Dahl is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.
She is an associate professor of international relations (Docent) and holds a PhD in international relations from Lund University (Sweden). In recent years, she has been an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC (2001-2007 and 2010-2017), senior research fellow at the Center for Military Studies in Copenhagen (2013-2016), and a visiting fellow at NATO Defense College (NDC) in Rome (2012). Prior to that she has been affiliated with a number of research institutions and universities in the United States, including Georgetown University and Princeton University, and in Scandinavia.
In addition to her research, Ann-Sofie Dahl is also the founder of the Swedish Atlantic Council (in 1996), and was its first secretary general and then vice president (1996-2007). She was a vice president of ATA (the Atlantic Treaty Association) in 2002-2005. She is also a co-founder of the Danish think tank CEPOS as well as a columnist and op-ed writer, with regular contributions to the Swedish and Danish press and national media.
Ann-Sofie Dahl has published extensively on Baltic Sea security, Nordic-Baltic security, NATO and its partners, and the transatlantic link. Her recent books and chapters in English include Strategic Challenges in the Baltic Sea Region: Russia, Deterrence and Reassurance (Editor and author. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018), “Sweden and Finland: To be or not to be NATO members”, in Karsten Friis (editor), NATO and Collective Defence in the 21st Century, An Assessment of the Warsaw Summit (London: Routledge, 2017), Northern Security and Global Politics. Nordic-Baltic Strategic Influence in a Post-Unipolar World (Co-editor and author with Pauli Järvenpää. London: Routledge, 2013), and US Policy in the Nordic-Baltic Region. During the Cold War and after (Stockholm: Santérus, 2008). She also contributed with a chapter on Sweden and Finland in the Atlantic Council report edited by Robert Nurick and Magnus Nordenman, Nordic-Baltic Security in the 21st Century: The Regional Agenda and the Global Role (2011).
Ann-Sofie Dahl is a native of Sweden and resides in Copenhagen, Denmark. She speaks Swedish, English, Danish, and Spanish.