Dr. Melinda Crane has given speeches and moderated events and discussions for a wide range of international organisations and firms. She is a frequent guest and commentator on German television and radio and regularly analyses US policy for the news broadcaster n-tv. An experienced TV anchor, she is chief political correspondent at DW TV and also hosts the DW talk show “Quadriga” as well as the political magazine “People and Politics.”
Melinda studied history and political science at Brown University and law at Harvard. She received her PhD in political economy at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.
As International Affairs Consultant to the discussion show “Sabine Christiansen” she produced interviews with Kofi Annan, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, and George Bush, among others. Her journalistic experience includes work for the “New York Times Magazine”, ”The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine,” “The Boston Globe,” the “Christian Science Monitor” and German newspapers and magazines.
She frequently comments on US politics and transatlantic relations for German media, and has written for a variety of German publications and US newspapers including The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, and Christian Science Monitor.
Melinda Crane’s diverse areas of expertise include transatlantic politics, energy, climate and environment, transport and communication, globalisation, finance and trade, science and medicine, migration, integration and urbanisation, women, youth and education as well as new media and the internet.
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