Tobias Brandt

Tobias Brandt

Brent Scowcroft Award Fellow, Aspen Strategy Group

Tobias Brandt joins the Aspen Strategy Group after recently completing a Master’s Degree in Statecraft and International Affairs at the Institute of World Politics (IWP), where he graduated as Salutatorian of the class of 2019

Tobias Brandt joins the Aspen Strategy Group after recently completing a Master’s Degree in Statecraft and International Affairs at the Institute of World Politics (IWP) in Washington, D.C., where he graduated as Salutatorian of the class of 2019. Throughout his graduate studies, Tobias specialized in U.S. foreign policy towards the Middle East, terrorism, and the transatlantic relationship. In his final semester at IWP, Tobias wrote an Honors Thesis on “Pushing Back Terrorist Propaganda and Countering Ideological Support for Militant Islamism.” He also completed an internship at the Hudson Institute and has been published in The National Interest, writing on the German-American relationship. Originally from Germany, Tobias received a Bachelor’s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Hamburg, where he also worked as Research and Teaching Assistant.