Mirko Hohmann

Global Public Policy Institute 

Mirko Hohmann was an American-German Situation Room Fellow in March 2018.

Mr. Hohmann is a project manager at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin. His research interests lie at the intersection of technology and policymaking as well as global security. He leads GPPi’s work on data and technology politics, including the Transatlantic Digital Debates program.

Before joining GPPi full-time as a research associate, Mr. Hohmann was an intern and later a research assistant at the institute. His work experience also includes internships with the German Bundestag and the Boston Consulting Group. Before taking up his studies, Mr. Hohmann worked with Vamos Juntos, an NGO in Bolivia, where he supported shoe shiners in their daily work on the streets of La Paz. He is a member of D64 – Center for Digital Progress, a non-profit think tank that aims to foster public debate on the societal and political impact of digitization. In the fall of 2016, he was an adjunct faculty member at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, where he taught on the role of non-Western powers in shaping global norms and institutions. His commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Politico Europe, Der Tagesspiegel, Handelsblatt, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and Lawfare, among others.

Mr. Hohmann holds a master’s degree in public policy from the Hertie School of Governance and a bachelor’s degree in international affairs from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. During his studies, he studied abroad at the University of Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, as well as the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin in the United States. He has received scholarships and financial support from the Foundation of German Business (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft) and the Hertie School of Governance.

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