David Nonhoff

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David Nonhoff is research assistant to MdB Marja Völlers in the German Bundestag, working primarily on education policy. At GPPi, he supported the data and technology politics team and worked on illiberal and authoritarian influences in Europe as a research associate. He has a strong research interest in right-wing populism and social cohesion in liberal democracies. 

Before joining GPPi, David was research assistant to MdB Christoph Strässer and MdB Sarah Ryglewski in the German Bundestag, where he supported research and work on international development and European law. He founded Informationen für Deutschland, a political campaign against far-right prejudices regarding refugees and the Eurozone Crisis. His work experience also includes internships at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs in Brussels and the Fulmidas Medienagentur in Berlin. David teaches a bachelor’s seminar on the power of social media at the Council on International Educational Exchange and his commentary has appeared in The European, CapX, FreedomToday, and on Al Jazeera, among others. 

David holds a master’s degree in philosophy of the social sciences from the London School of Economics and Political Science where he focused on philosophy of economics. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in European studies at Maastricht University and studied at Sciences Po Paris as an exchange student.

Languages: German, English, French

Areas of Expertise

Data & Tech Politics