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Rania Abouzeid will write a book about the Syrian uprising. She has reported from the Middle East and South Asia for over a decade and is currently a freelance journalist based in Beirut. Abouzeid is a graduate of the University of Melbourne, Australia. Auerbach will write a book on the impact of algorithmic and computational methods on public policy and social life, to be published by Pantheon. He currently writes the weekly Bitwise column on technology for Slate, for which he was nominated for a National A good provider is one who leaves Award in Columns and Commentary in 2014 for a series of pieces on Healthcare.

Previously he was a software engineer at Google and Microsoft for ten years, working primarily on server and systems infrastructure. Auerbach is a graduate of Yale University. Andrew Bolden will write the libretto and compose the score for a new musical about NSA surveillance, anchored by the Edward Snowden narrative, exploring themes of privacy, power, and patriotism. He has worked at New America since 2008, with a hiatus for graduate studies. He is a senior reporter at ProPublica.

In April 2011, he shared the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series of stories on questionable Wall Street practices that helped make the financial crisis the worst since the Great Depression.

He won the 2015 Gerald Loeb Award for commentary. He has also twice been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, among other honors.

The 2016 Class of New America Fellows

He has a B. Franklin Foer, who joined as a New America Fellow in the spring, is writing a book about the threat that big technology companies pose to the future of thinking.

Previously, Foer was the editor of The New Republic magazine. He has been a staff writer at Slate and New York. His book, How Soccer Explains the World: An Unlikely Theory of Globalization, has been translated into 27 languages. Sports Illustrated named it one of the most important books of the decade. Jeff Goodell is working on a book about the impact of sea level rise on Miami, as well as other cities around the world, to be published by Little, Brown.

Currently, Harris is the managing editor at The Education Trust, a national education advocacy and policy organization. Previously, she served as editorial director at Education Sector and associate editor of Diverse Issues in Higher Education, where she focused on issues facing students of color in K-12 and Higher Education.

She received her J. Kevin Huffman will write a book about the challenge of building a first-rate public school system in the face of modern political dysfunction. He began his education career as a first and second grade teacher, a good provider is one who leaves later became an education lawyer and a senior executive at Teach For America.

Huffman is a graduate of Swarthmore College and has a J. Greg Jacobs will co-direct a feature-length documentary film on the power and potential impact of quality early childhood education.

He also co-directed the acclaimed documentary film Louder Than a Bomb. A graduate of Yale University, Greg has an M.

Trymaine Lee will write a book on the true costs of gun violence in America, in terms of lost dreams and wasted dollars, to be published by St. For more than a dozen years Lee has chronicled the role of race, violence, law enforcement, and politics in the lives of everyday Americans. Previously, Lee was a reporter at The Huffington Post where in 2012 he broke the Trayvon Martin story to a national audience.

Eliot Spitzer sex scandal. He is a graduate of Rowan University and has a B. He will be an Emerson Fellow at New America. She is also researching the power of narrative on caregiving and how to build communities in long-term care homes.

Previously, she was a reporter at Bloomberg News. She is a graduate of Tufts University and has an M. Alexis Okeowo will write a book about ordinary people standing up to extremism in Africa, to be published by Hachette. She is joining The New Yorker as a staff writer.

Okeowo was a finalist for the 2014 Livingston Award for Young Journalists and the 2014 Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism, and a recipient of a 2012 Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship, among other honors. She grew up in Montgomery, Alabama and graduated from Princeton University. Patterson is writing a book on transnational drug consumption, distribution, and control in Senegal, Ethiopia, and Cape Verde. She is the author of Pharmacy in Senegal: Gender, Healing, and Entrepreneurship and she has forthcoming publications on entrepreneurial pharmacists and the 2014 West African Ebola epidemic.

Patterson will be a Carnegie Fellow at New America. Sabeel Rahman will write a book about how democratic participation and civic power is vital to addressing long-term economic inequalities—from finance and corporate power, to urban inequality and community development, to economic insecurity and the gig economy.

  • Janell Ross is writing a book about the racial wealth gap and the truths about its real origins laid bare by the Great Recession;
  • His book, How Soccer Explains the World;
  • Migration in the 21st Century will be published by Viking and is based in part on an extended family of migrants from the Philippines that DeParle has followed for many years.

Rahman is the Research and Design Director and part of the founding leadership team for the Gettysburg Project, a first-of-its-kind design and innovation lab that draws together leading community organizers and academics to foster new strategies aimed at rebuilding American democracy in the face of long-term challenges of economic, ecological, and social justice.

Rahman is a graduate of Oxford University, where he studied economic development and law as a Rhodes Scholar, and Harvard University, where he earned his A. His first book, Governing the Economy: Democracy, Domination, and the Administrative State forthcoming from Oxford University Pressexamines how Progressive Era political thought can inform contemporary democratic theory and debates in post-financial crisis administrative law and economic regulation.

Janell Ross is writing a book about the racial wealth gap and the truths about its real origins laid bare by the Great Recession. The book will be published by Beacon Press. Ross is a political reporter for the Washington Post. Scott Silverstone will complete a book on the strategic complexities of preventive war and the enduring historical debate over British and French policy in response to the rise of German power in the 1930s.

  • Zelizer, who will continue to work on his book about the scandal that brought down Speaker of the House Jim Wright in 1989 and continue to work on co-authoring a book about America since the 1970s;
  • He is a former conscientious objector who has covered the military and wars since 1977 as a staff correspondent for TIME, the Los Angeles Times, Newhouse News Service, and other publications;
  • Okeowo was a finalist for the 2014 Livingston Award for Young Journalists and the 2014 Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism, and a recipient of a 2012 Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship, among other honors;
  • He began his education career as a first and second grade teacher, and later became an education lawyer and a senior executive at Teach For America.

At the beginning of his career he was a U. He is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire and has a Ph. Silverstone will be a Carnegie Fellow at New America. Bina Venkataraman will write a book about how our society of gamblers can forge tools to think about the future amid rapid technological change. She will be a Carnegie Fellow at New America.

His book Never Forget National Humiliation: Ferguson Award for the best book of the year.

  • Okeowo was a finalist for the 2014 Livingston Award for Young Journalists and the 2014 Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism, and a recipient of a 2012 Alicia Patterson Foundation fellowship, among other honors;
  • Joshua Yaffa will report and write on how Vladimir Putin has sought to redefine the pillars of his rule and legitimacy, and what this new age of Putinism means both for everyday Russians and Western governments;
  • Bina Venkataraman will write a book about how our society of gamblers can forge tools to think about the future amid rapid technological change;
  • About the New America Fellows Program The New America Fellows Program supports talented journalists, academics and other public policy analysts who offer a fresh and often unpredictable perspective on the major challenges facing our society;
  • New America is also pleased to announce the renewal of the following Fellows:

He has a Ph. He will be a Carnegie Fellow at New America. Josephine Wolff will write a book about a series of cyber security incidents over the course of the past decade, tracing their economic and legal aftermath and their impact on the current state of technical, social, and political lines of defense. She received her Ph. She has an A.

David Wood is writing a book on moral injury, the effects of war on those who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan, and on civilians at home who sent them. It will be published by Little, Brown in 2016. A staff correspondent for The Huffington Post, he won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting for a series on the severely wounded of those wars.

He is a former conscientious objector who has covered the military and wars since 1977 as a staff correspondent for TIME, the Los Angeles Times, Newhouse News Service, and other publications. He will be a Future of War fellow at New America. Joshua Yaffa will report and write on how Vladimir Putin has sought to redefine the pillars of his rule and legitimacy, and what this new age of Putinism means both for everyday Russians and Western governments.

  1. Rosa Brooks, a Senior Fellow, who will continue writing about the changing nature of warfare, the changing role of the U. The book will be published by Beacon Press.
  2. He has also twice been a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, among other honors. Auerbach is a graduate of Yale University.
  3. She is joining The New Yorker as a staff writer. New America is also pleased to announce the renewal of the following Fellows.
  4. Rahman is a graduate of Oxford University, where he studied economic development and law as a Rhodes Scholar, and Harvard University, where he earned his A. She received her Ph.

More specifically, he will work on a book that looks at the lives of several Russians and the inevitable accommodation they must reach with the system around them. He is currently based in Moscow, where he is a contributor to The Economist and The New Yorker, among other publications. He was previously an associate editor at Foreign Affairs. New America is also pleased to announce the renewal of the following Fellows: Jason DeParle, an Emerson Fellow, who will continue writing a book about the rise of global migration and its impact on both the advanced and developing world.

Migration in the 21st Century will be published by Viking and is based in part on an extended family of migrants from the Philippines that DeParle has followed for many years. Virginia Eubanks, who will pursue a three-year research study into digital privacy, economic inequality, and data-based discrimination. Mei Fong, who will continue reporting on issues related to U. Hua Hsu, who will continue his work studying immigrant culture and American ideas around diversity. Christopher Leonard, a Schmidt Family Foundation Fellow, who will continue researching, reporting, and writing his book about Koch Industries.

Yascha Mounk, a newly-appointed Carnegie Fellow, who will write a book about the crisis of liberal democracy, arguing that a recent rise in technocratic governance is already leading to a dangerous populist backlash in both North America and Western Europe.

Monica Potts, who will write a book about the dilemmas facing poor women and explore the idea of a second-chance society.

Levi Tillemann, an ASU Resilient Futures Fellow, will be researching, writing about, and developing projects on clean energy, synthetic markets, and the future of mobility. Zelizer, who will continue to work on his book about the scandal that brought down Speaker of the House Jim Wright in 1989 and continue to work on co-authoring a book about A good provider is one who leaves since the 1970s. Rosa Brooks, a Senior Fellow, who will continue writing about the changing nature of warfare, the changing role of the U.

Tom Ricks, a Senior Advisor with the International Security Program, who is in the early stages of a book growing out of the Future of War project examining the military transitions that accompanied the industrial revolution, and the lessons and parallels they might hold for our current transition into the information age. About the New America Fellows Program The New America Fellows Program supports talented journalists, academics and other public policy analysts who offer a fresh and often unpredictable perspective on the major challenges facing our society.

New America Fellows are selected on a highly competitive basis, and serve — some full-time, some on an adjunct basis — for one or two years. New America provides them with a non-partisan intellectual community where they can pursue their individual research projects.

The Fellows benefit from their engagement with each other, and with New America's various policy programs, while their presence adds to the intellectual verve of the institution and helps shape its longer-term agenda and focus.