Christoph von Marschall
Christoph von Marschall joins GMF as the inaugural Helmut Schmidt Fellow. He is the chief diplomatic correspondent of Der Tagesspiegel, the leading daily in Berlin, a frequent guest on television shows and radio commentator. He has been with Der Tagesspiegel since 1991, first in the newsroom and from 1995 to 2005 as editorial page editor. From 2005 to 2013, he served as newspaper’s U.S. correspondent and Washington bureau chief. During the Obama presidency, he was a member of the White House Press Corps. He wrote biographies of Barack and Michelle Obama and a book on differences in political culture between the United States and Germany. During his time at GMF, Christoph will focus on questions related to the future of the transatlantic relationship and expectations for Germany in particular.