Graeme Wood


About me

Graeme Wood is a contributing editor to The Atlantic. He has reported for the magazine since 2006, and he also writes frequently for other publications, including Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, and The American Scholar.

He started in journalism as a reporter at The Cambodia Daily in Phnom Penh in 1999, then lived and wrote in the Middle East from 2002 to 2006.  He has received fellowships from the Social Sciences Research Council (2002-2003) and the South Asian Journalists Association (2009), as well as a Jefferson Fellowship (2009-2010) from the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.  He has appeared many times on television and radio (CNN, ABC, BBC, MSNBC, et al.), was the screenwriter of a Sundance Official Selection (2010, short film), and led a Nazi-hunting expedition to Paraguay for a History Channel special in 2009.

Graeme attended Deep Springs College, Harvard, Indiana University, and the American University in Cairo.

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