Jakob is the head of the research group. He is a political philosopher whose current research is located at the intersection of democratic theory, moral psychology (especially hope and trust) as well as the philosophy of history and progress.

Jakob also has a keen interest in Immanuel Kant’s practical philosophy and the post-Kantian tradition. Prior to establishing Democratic Hope, he was a Postdoc with the Centre for Advanced Studies Justitia Amplificata and the Normative Orders Research Centre at Goethe University Frankfurt. Jakob obtained his PhD in 2017 from the London School of Economics and Political Science, having studied Political Science and Political Theory in Berlin, London and Oxford.

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Dr. Jakob Huber | Head of the research group - FU Berlin