January 28, 2020
The Berkley Forum sat down with Visiting Researcher Tobias Cremer to discuss the ambiguous relationship between Christianity and national populist movements in the United States and Western Europe.
University of Cambridge
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Tobias Cremer is a Ph.D. candidate in political sciences at the University of Cambridge and was a visiting research fellow at the Berkley Center from October 2019 to January 2020. His doctoral research focuses on the role of religion in national populist movements in Western Europe and North America in order to understand the ways in which these movements employ Christianity as a cultural identity marker, and how believers and church authorities react to this. Tobias previously was a McCloy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he received a Master in Public Policy degree. He also holds a B.A. in politics, philosophy and economics from Sciences Po Paris and an M.Phil. in politics and international studies from Cambridge University. He has worked in the German Parliament, the German Federal Foreign Office, and management consulting. Tobias is also the assistant editor for the Transatlantic Policy Network on Religion and Diplomacy.