Zornitsa Stoyanova-Yerburgh

Former Editor of Carnegie Council's Ethics & International Affairs; European Commission

Zornitsa Stoyanova-Yerburgh is currently a translator at the European Commission.

Previously she was deputy editor/managing editor of Carnegie Council's journal, Ethics & International Affairs. She worked at Carnegie Council from 2005-2016. She holds an MA in European politics and policies from New York University where she was a European Studies Fellow and an MA in English philology from Sofia University, Bulgaria. Her interests include normative dimensions of the European Union's external relations, transatlantic relations, Islam in Europe, EU enlargement and neighborhood policy, and processes of democratization in East-Central Europe and the Balkans.

She has served as adjunct faculty at NYU where she taught a course on the European Union and prepared students for participation in the transatlantic EuroSim (EU simulation) conference.

Stoyanova-Yerburgh is a member of the American Council on Germany 2011-2013 Young Leaders Study Group on the Future of Europe.

Featured Work

NATO Headquarters Meeting. CREDIT: U.S. Department of Defense, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NATO_Ministers_of_Defense_and_of_Foreign_Affairs_meet_at_NATO_headquarters_in_Brussels_2010.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>

JAN 7, 2014 Article

The Future of Transatlantic Security Cooperation after 2014

2014 may be a turning point for transatlantic security cooperation. This paper identifies the three most relevant "drivers" in this regard: financial and resource constraints, a ...

NOV 18, 2011 Podcast

International Reporting and the Brave New World of New Journalism

Veteran journalist Barbara Crossette discusses how international reporting has changed dramatically over the last few decades: new dangers, new competitors, and new ethical and professional ...

European Union Flag

OCT 15, 2010 Article

The European Union: Still a Global Player?

To the casual observer, it may be hard to see what holds EU members together, writes Stoyanova-Yerburgh. It is no surprise then that the EU, ...

<a href="http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/asylum?page=gallery&gallery=2&photo=02" target=_blank>UNHCR / A. Di Loreto / July 2007.</a> Refugees Risk<br />Their Lives Traveling from Africa to Europe

JUN 10, 2008 Article

Asylum in the EU: Between Ideals and Reality

Those who question the moral significance of borders often invoke the EU as a model of post-national belonging. Yet for asylum-seekers, "Fortress Europe" remains a ...