Brandon Tensley is an M.Phil. candidate in politics at the University of Oxford. Prior to Oxford he was a
Fulbright Scholar in Germany and received a B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude) from Furman University, where he double majored in German studies and political science and studied abroad in Berlin. Brandon is also a burgeoning journalist with a wonky streak, having most recently worked as an editorial researcher at New America, a D.C.-based think tank that bridges public policy and the general public.
Updated October 2014
More from Brandon Tensley
Inequality is a stain everywhere, even in sports
Senior Fellow Brandon Tensley interviews Howard Bryant, a senior writer at ESPN, analyzing how inequality in sports permeates everyday life.
The pain of losing civil rights icons in the Trump era
Senior Fellow Brandon Tensley reflects on the impact of losing civil rights leaders during the Trump administration in an article for CNN.
The enduring power of aging white men in the Democratic Party
In a column penned for CNN, Senior Fellow Brandon Tensley comments on the "enduring power of aging white men" and the Democratic Party's struggle to reflect its diverse voting base in leadership positions.
Thank you to our 2016 US Review and Admissions Committees
Thank you to our 2015 US Review and Admissions Committees