Current Fellows

With the coronavirus outbreak, a return to a Europe of borders

  • March 25, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Far-right dreams of closing countries off have temporarily come true as the idea of European solidarity faces new challenges.

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An oil price war in the time of coronavirus

  • March 19, 2020
  • David Kenner

A dispute between Moscow and Riyadh is dealing the US economy a blow and highlighting Saudi Arabia’s financial challenges.

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Exit interview with China fellow Matthew Chitwood

  • February 26, 2020
  • Matthew Chitwood

What he learned about rural development, electrofishing and himself.

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Can Mexico become a new destination for migrants?

  • February 26, 2020
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Salvadorans face challenges despite the country’s rich immigration history.

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In the shadow of Auschwitz, a town seeks to tell its own story

  • February 25, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

The politics of memory are visceral and emotional in Poland, but some in Oswiecim are embracing and highlighting the complexity of their local history.

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Down and out in Riyadh

  • February 25, 2020
  • David Kenner

Millions of foreign workers flock to Saudi Arabia for work but some earn barely enough to get by.

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CNN: Emily Schultheis on staging chaos

  • February 22, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

With one vote, the far right Alternative for Germany exposed the weakness of Germany's establishment. The political fallout was swift.

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NPR: Emily Schultheis on Richard Grenell in Berlin

  • February 21, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Incoming acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell brings a reputation for ruffling feathers in his other job, ambassador to Germany.

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After city life becomes untenable,
a Salvadoran mother moves to the countryside

  • February 12, 2020
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

But rural relocation presents new challenges.

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Cooperating with the far right, German lawmakers break major taboo

  • February 5, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Center-right politicians join the AfD to oust a state premier, a first in postwar politics.

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