Institution(s): Hertie School of Governance Research Field: social media and corruption
Niklas studied at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, where his research focused on of anti-corruption, democratization, civil society and social media – particularly in Eastern Europe and Russia. Previously he studied at University College London, the Russian State University for the Humanities and St. Petersburg State University.
He also has worked at a number of organizations, including the German Ministry for Labour and Social Affairs and Transparency International UK. After graduating from the Hertie School Niklas is now a Mercator Fellow 2014/2015, where his research centres around investigating the use of social media as a tool for anticorruption.