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 Oxford
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Tobias Cremer is a junior research fellow in the Religion and the Frontier Challenges program at Pembroke College Oxford. He was a visiting research fellow at the Berkley Center from October 2019 to January 2020. His doctoral research focused 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 an MPP. He also holds a B.A. from Sciences Po Paris, and an M.Phil. and Ph.D. 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.