Mischa E. Thompson, Ph.D., Policy Advisor


Dr. Mischa E. Thompson joined the Commission in May 2007. Her portfolio includes tolerance and non-discrimination, migration and integration, and corporate citizenship issues within the 56 participating OSCE states, including the European Union.

Prior to being appointed to the Commission, Mischa served as a Professional Staff Member and Congressional Fellow within the U.S. House and Senate working on international racism, foreign policy, trade, economic development, and security issues. A Fulbright Scholar and National Science Foundation Fellow, Mischa holds a Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, where her research focused on intergroup relations in the U.S. and Europe. Mischa received her B.S. from Howard University and is proficient in German.