Mirko Hohmann

Non-Resident Fellow

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Mirko Hohmann is a non-resident fellow with the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) and is currently pursuing a Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs. His research interests include technology policy and global security. 

Mirko previously led GPPi’s work on data and technology politics, including the Transatlantic Digital Debates program. He also an adjunct faculty member at the Hertie School of Governance and a visiting fellow at the German Marshall Fund and the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies in Washington, DC. His work experience also includes internships with the German Bundestag, the Boston Consulting Group, and volunteer work with Vamos Juntos, an NGO in Bolivia. 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. His commentary has appeared in Foreign Affairs, Politico Europe, Der Tagesspiegel, Handelsblatt, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, and Lawfare, among others.

Mirko 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, among others, the German Academic Scholarship Foundation, the Foundation of German Business and the Hertie School of Governance.

Languages: English, German

Areas of Expertise

Peace & Security
Data & Tech Politics
Internet Foreign Policy


Most Recent Publications by Mirko Hohmann