Tobias Hof

Tobias Hof is a lecturer in modern history at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, where he earned his doctorate (Dr. phil.) in 2009. His dissertation, the “State and Terrorism in Italy 1969-1982,” was nominated for the Leibniz Association’s Young Researchers Award. Previously, Hof worked as a DAAD visiting professor at UNC Chapel Hill, as a Volkswagen post-doctoral fellow at Washington University in St. Louis and as a researcher at the Institute of Contemporary History, Munich. Hof is also senior fellow of the Center for the Analysis of the Radical Right. His research interests are European contemporary history, with a particular focus on Italy, fascism, terrorism and counterterrorism, film and humanitarianism.


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