Prof. Dr Dominik Geppert is Professor of 19th and 20th Century History at the University of Potsdam. He was born on 8 October 1970 in Freiburg im Breisgau. Since 2018 he has been the president of the Commission for the History of Parliamentarism and Political Parties. Furthermore, he is a member of the Historical Commission of Berlin and the Historical Commission of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, among others, as well as the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences and Arts. A visiting professorship took him to the London School of Economics and Political Science.