Archives: Past Fellows

Jonathan Guyer wins SFJ Award

Jonathan Guyer has won third prize for arts and entertainment commentary in the Society for Features Journalism’s 2017 Excellence in Features awards. Jonathan was recognized for his work about art and comics in the Middle East. Guyer is one of the rising experts on art and satire in the Middle East. Guyer was a Fellow with the Institute of Current …

Andrew Tabler publishes in Foreign Affairs

Former ICWA fellow Andrew Tabler has published an article titled “The Scramble for Eastern Syria” in Foreign Affairs.  This piece discusses the possibilities of who will take control of Syria after ISIS is gone.  With increased US/Allied efforts to rid the region, and Syria specifically, the question of who will occupy that power position …

Former ICWA Fellow Shannon Sims in CityLab

Former ICWA fellow Shannon Sims has just published an article in CityLab titled: “How Bostonians Defeated the Olympics.”  The piece discusses how the citizens of Boston overturned the city’s nomination to be the US bid location for the Olympic Games, and the reasoning behind that movement from the perspectives of observers and participants. …

Nicholas Schmidle in The New Yorker

Nicholas Schmidle, a former ICWA fellow in Pakistan from 2006 to 2008, has just published an article in The New Yorker titled: “James Comey’s Intellectual History.”  The piece highlights Comey’s background leading up to the controversy and events surrounding his recent dismissal by President Trump as Director of the FBI.  The …

Former Fellow Bryn Barnard Publishes New Book

Bryn Barnard, former ICWA fellow (1983-85, visual communication in Southeast Asia), former board member, artist and author,has released a new book!   The New Ocean: The Fate of Life in a Changing Sea, was published by Knopf this month. It deals with ocean acidification, climate change and plastics pollution. “An impassioned call to protect …

Shannon Sims in The Washington Post

Former ICWA fellow Shannon Sims, in The WashingtonPost, Sims wrote on the continuing political turmoil in Brazil. Her article, “Can Brazil’s president survive the latest scandal? Here are 4 ways he could fall.”  explains the recent scandal surrounding President Michel Temer and tapes recording his endorsement of bribery.  She outlines …