Past Fellows

Foreign Affairs: Matt Chitwood on ending poverty in China

  • November 19, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Beijing says it will wipe out poverty by the end of this year, but only when poverty is defined as extreme and rural.

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Foreign Affairs: Cheng Li on China’s hopes for a thaw

  • November 16, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

China feels cautiously optimistic President-elect Joe Biden can lower—or at least pause—fast-escalating tensions between the countries.

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LRB: Pooja Bhatia on Black liberation

  • November 12, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Three books examine the enormous impact of the Haitian Revolution.

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Newslines: Neri Zilber on Mahmoud Abbas’s possible successor

  • November 12, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Former top official Mohammed Dahlan's name is being floated as more flexible replacement for President Mahmoud Abbas.

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WPR: Karina Piser on French schools and radicalization

  • November 11, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

France's teachers have been charged with instilling "republican values" in public schools. They are finding it an overwhelming task.

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Thomas Goltz publishes new book on Turkey

  • November 9, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Reflections on "40 years of an intimate association with a wayward US Eurasian ally."

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Foreign Policy: Neri Zilber on Israel’s election lessons

  • November 5, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

As Americans await final results in their presidential campaign, they would do well to learn from Israel's hard-won experience on surviving uncertainty.

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NYT: Eve Fairbanks on Trumpers with doubts

  • October 28, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

There's a growing group of Donald Trump supporters who wish, privately, he would just go away.

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Forbes: Willy Foote on food security

  • October 20, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

It is critical to turn to focus global attention on rising hunger during the Covid-19 pandemic by supporting smallholder farmers.

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University of Washington honors Onyinye Edeh

  • October 15, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The University of Washington School of Public Health has named 50 alumni Changemakers of Public Health.

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