Thomas Hanley

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Thomas Hanley was formerly a research associate with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where he provided research and project support to the institute’s work on multilateral coalition building, the changing global order, technological sovereignty issues, and authoritarian challenges to liberal democracies. Thomas was a 2018 – 2019 participant in A German-American Dialogue of the Next Generation with the Washington D.C.-based American Institute for Contemporary German Studies. 

Previously, he was a graduate teaching assistant at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt in Germany and an intern with GPPi. He was also an Atlantic Expedition fellow with the Berlin-based Atlantische Initiative, an organization working to improve transatlantic relations.

Thomas holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Boston College, where his thesis examined the relationship between European radical right-wing parties and xenophobic violence. Previously, he was a strategy intern in London with R/​GA Digital Advertising’s Nike account. He has also interned with the United States Department of State at the U.S. — European Media Hub in Brussels, Belgium.

Languages: English, German

Areas of Expertise

Global Order
Authoritarian Challenges
US Foreign Policy

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