Timo Tonassi is a visiting fellow based in Berlin. Timo has worked on U.S. and European immigration issues on both sides of the Atlantic for more than a decade. Prior to joining the GMF, Timo worked as a project manager at the Berlin-based Mediendienst Integration (Media Service Migration) and for Deloitte Consulting in Washington, DC. Timo’s main fields of interest include the media representation of migrants, the intersection of academia and journalism as it pertains to migration, and populist and nativist movements. Timo obtained his doctoral degree in the Cultural Studies Department at the Graduate School of North American Studies (Free University Berlin).