Professor Andrea Römmele

Andrea Römmele is a Professor of Communication in Politics and Civil Society at the Hertie School of Governance. Her research interests are comparative political communications, political parties, and public affairs. She held the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Modern German Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2012/13 and has been a visiting fellow at Johns Hopkins University and the Australian National University in Canberra. Prof Römmele is co-founder and Editor in Chief of the Journal for Political Consulting and Policy Advice and also works as a consultant to political and corporate campaigns. She obtained her master’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, a PhD from Heidelberg University, and a habilitation from the Free University of Berlin.

Areas of Expertise: Political Communication, Party Politics, Public Affairs, Populism, New Media


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Other Publications

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WDR, January 10, 2018: Andrea Römmele discussed what ails German coalition talks in WDR’s talk show eins zu eins.

Washington Post, December 2, 2017: Andrea Römmele quoted on the German struggle to form a government.

ZDF, November 30, 2017: Andrea Römmele at “Maybritt Illner” on a possible momentum for another Grand Coalition in Germany.

BR Fernsehen, November 15, 2017: Andrea Römmele talked about the future of the Jamaica Coalition.

The Local, November 3, 2017: Andrea Römmele quoted on women participating in the German Parliament.

Tagesschau, October 16, 2017: Andrea Römmele interviewed on the results of elections in Niedersachsen.

ZDF, September 28, 2017: Andrea Römmele provided her analysis of the German elections.

WDR, September 20, 2017: Andrea Römmele analysed the upcoming German election.