Christian Hosam

Millennial Public Policy Fellow

Christian Hosam is a Millennial Public Policy Fellow in New America’s Political Reform program. Born in the country of Trinidad and Tobago, Christian has called Maryland his home for most of his life. Hosam graduated with honors from Wesleyan University in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in African American studies and Government. While at Wesleyan, Hosam was a Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellow and a chair of the Edgar Beckham Awards Committee, an awards ceremony dedicated to celebrating individuals on campus who were committed to social justice. After college, Christian was the Coordinator for the Center for American Politics and Citizenship at the University of Maryland. 

During the course of his fellowship, Christian will be writing on issues related to Millennial civic engagement, the connection between homeland security and domestic racial politics, and contemporary American social movements such as Black Lives Matter.

All Work

Pedagogies of Rage

The Parkland students are part of a generation of activists exploring whether purposeful anger is an effective way to bring about change.

Can Love Elevate Our Politics?

Millennial Fellows Christian Hosam and Aaron Noffke discuss the role of love in politics and policy.

The Partisan Trap

Millennial political participation is critical for the maintenance of American democracy

We Got a Home in This Rock

Why Toni Morrison matters to how we talk about polarization

A Generational Take on the Politics of Precarity

Exploring the relationship between the myriad forms of precarity found amongst Millennials and its impact on political participation.

Why We Want You to Slide into our DMs

While we live in a 140-character world, we know that greater engagement and deeper understanding are just a DM away.

Building Communities, Building Capacity: Deliberation as Innovation in Civic Engagement