Toby Vogel

Research Communications Officer

Toby Vogel is a writer on foreign affairs based in Brussels. He regularly reviews current affairs titles for the Neue Zürcher Zeitung and has written for the Wall Street Journal, the International Herald Tribune, and the Times Literary Supplement, among others. In 2007-14, he was a staff writer on political and home affairs with European Voice, the Economist's EU-affairs newsweekly in Brussels. Previously, he was a contributing editor of Transitions Online and a writer on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty’s daily Newsline, with a focus on the Balkans. He was educated at the University of Zurich (MA, philosophy, 1995), completed his PhD coursework and field exam in politics at the New School for Social Research (MA, 1998), and was a Andrew W. Mellon Foundation research fellow on security and humanitarian action at City University of New York (2003). Vogel worked in New York for the Open Society Institute and the International Rescue Committee. In 1999-2002, he was head of monitoring and evaluation for the IRC's $20m refugee return and reintegration program in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and subsequently worked as a consultant on refugee and governance issues with UNDP and other organizations in Bosnia and Kosovo. 

Selected publications