Dr. Timo Lochocki holds a bachelor’s in social psychology (2007) from the University of Washington, a master’s in political science (2010) from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and Universitet i Bergen, Norway, and a Ph.D. (2013) from Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. His doctoral thesis Hard Times in the Lands of Plenty: How right-populist parties can seize their electoral niche in Western Europe was graded as summa cum laude. He has published on European integration, migration, and comparative politics with a focus on right-populist parties in academic journals, national newspapers, and for various think tanks. He is a consultant with the Institute of European Democrats and the German Mediendienst Integration (media service integration) and a lecturer at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. In addition to his native German, Lochocki speaks fluent English and Norwegian, and has a working knowledge of French and Swedish.