Amanda Pridmore

Communications Associate

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Amanda Pridmore is a communications associate at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) in Berlin, where she contributes to the institute’s publications and web-related projects. Her research interests include genocide and atrocity prevention, memory politics, the uses of political rhetoric, and journalism.

Before joining GPPi, Amanda was a part of Global Bridges e.V., where she oversaw website management and planned study programs to China, Russia and multiple countries on the African continent. Previously, she worked in engagement at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM) in Washington, DC by coordinating online communications for USHMM’s Center for the Prevention of Genocide and modern-day genocide exhibitions. As a young professional journalist grantee of the Fulbright Program to Germany, Amanda conducted research on the project Governing Memory: the Relationship between German Political Rhetoric and the Culture of Remembrance in cooperation with the Institut für Zeitgeschichte and Stiftung Topographie des Terrors while reporting as a journalist for German media outlets. 

Amanda holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and philosophy from Clemson University and a certificate in communications from the Free University in Berlin. Her studies were supported by the State of South Carolina, the Institute of International Education and the US Fulbright Program.

Languages: English, German, Spanish

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