Diploma, College Europe, Bruges Belgium, 1990. Master of Science, Lund University, Sweden, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, London School Economics and Political Science, 1995.
Researcher Royal Institute International Affairs, London, 1992—1993. Project coordinator Forward Studies Unit, European Commission, Brussels, 1996—2001. Senior research fellow Netherland Institute International Affairs, Hague, Netherlands, 2002—2005, Europe Institute, University Auckland, New Zealand, since 2005.
Acting director, senior researcher Swedish Institute European Policy Studies, Stockholm, since 2007.
Married Christoph Michalski, January 18, 1991. Children: Louise, Anton, Sophie, Julie.