Lena Schorlemer

Research Topic:

Defying the stigma: Variation in radical right parties’ engagement with fringe groups
Lincoln College
DPhil Politics

I am currently pursuing a DPhil in Politics, researching the links between radical right parties and fringe groups in Western democracies. Prior to my DPhil, I worked in political risk and management consulting for five years. I have an MSc in Comparative Political Economy from the LSE and a BA in Politics and Economics from Brown University.


My research interests include:

  • Radical right parties and political extremism

  • Party-movement dynamics

  • European politics

  • Elections and party politics

Areas of Expertise


  • German (native)

  • English (fluent)

  • French (intermediate)

  • Spanish (intermediate)

Current Posts:

I work part-time as a project manager at Agora Strategy, a political risk consultancy with an in-house think tank, focusing on geopolitical risk analysis, strategic policy advisory and international crisis management.

Previous Posts:

Before joining Agora Strategy, I worked for two management consultancies (Oliver Wyman and Kaiser Associates) and gained work experience in the German Federal Ministry of Finance and the German Bundestag.