Thomas Craemer obtained a political science doctorate in 2001 from the University of Tuebingen in his native Germany, and a PhD from Stony Brook University, New York, in 2005. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Connecticut’s Department of Public Policy. His research focuses on implicit racial attitudes and race-related policies. His paper on “Implicit Closeness to Blacks, Support for Affirmative Action, Slavery Reparations, and Vote Intentions for Barack Obama in the 2008 Elections” received the International Society of Political Psychology’s Roberta Sigel Award in 2010 and was published in 2014 in Basic and Applied Social Psychology (vol. 36, pp. 413-424). His work on implicit racial attitudes has also appeared in Political Psychology (2008, vol. 29, nr. 3, pp. 407-436; 2010, vol. 31, nr. 6, pp. 797-829), among other outlets. In 2015, he published an article titled Estimating Slavery Reparations (Social Science Quarterly, vol. 96, nr. 2, pp. 639-655) that has been widely cited in the media, including appearances in Full Frontal with Samantha Bee and United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell. He presented at reparations conferences in Gambia, at Tulane Law School, and in South Africa.