Toby Vogel (@TobyVogel) writes about international affairs from Brussels and is a co-founder and senior associate of the Democratization Policy Council (DPC), a think tank in Berlin.
In 2007-2014, he was a staff writer on political and home affairs with European Voice, the Economist Group’s European-affairs newsweekly. Previously, he was a contributing editor of Transitions Online and a writer on Radio Free Europe’s daily Newsline. He is a regular book reviewer with Neue Zürcher Zeitung and the Times Literary Supplement and a contributor to Balkan Insight. In 1999-2002, Vogel was head of monitoring and evaluation for the International Rescue Committee’s refugee return program in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and subsequently worked as a consultant with the U.N. Development Program and other organizations in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Vogel has an MA in philosophy from the University of Zurich and an MA in comparative politics from the New School for Social Research, where he also completed his PhD coursework in politics.