The 2016 presidential election propelled a new media ecosystem into prominence. We spoke with Ethan Zuckerman, an author of a new study that explores a dynamic centralized around Breitbart.
“‘The city you deserve’ is one that is fiscally responsible, ethical, fair, equitable for people no matter what side of town they live. “
Crosslin spoke to us about her career leading the International Institute, the multi-layered political process by which refugees are resettled, and her advice for President-Elect Donald Trump.
We spoke with Michael Sam about masculinity in the NFL, his experience of being drafted, and recommendations Sam has for coaches of young athletes.
A conversation with Angie Bryan about her 25 years in the U.S. Foreign Service.
Danny Hosein, a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania law school worked as field organizer in the 2008 Obama-Biden campaign, a Non-profit relations coordinator at Greater D.C. Cares and as a Scoville Fellow at the Friends Committee on National Legislation. He spoke to Benjamin Collinger about his career and a variety of public affairs topics.
“I really have gotten into what I do driven to apply my understanding of economics to improving people’s lives.”
-Raymond Robertson, professor and the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University
Alyson Rose-Wood spoke to The Contemporary about her career in public health, global experiences and the disparities in U.S. health infrastructure.
During her time working at the United Nations, Kathleen Keene Jones developed critical early warning systems in Afghanistan and South Sudan. Now in the United Arab Emirates, she serves in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, discusses his approach to pressing public affairs issues with The Contemporary.