Tobias Fella is a Research Associate at the Dahrendorf Forum and a PhD candidate in Political Science at Humboldt University Berlin. His doctoral research focusses on the idea of decline in US foreign policy thinking. Prior to joining the Hertie School and the Dahrendorf Team, Tobias served as a Fellow in the Americas Division of the German Institute for International and Security Affairs / Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and as Policy Advisor on German and European Foreign and Security Policy at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES). From 2014 to 2015, he also worked as an Editor for the IPG Journal, an online magazine covering questions of international policy. Tobias studied Political Science, International Law and History at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (MA) and Technische Universität Darmstadt (BA).