Graeme Wood

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Lecturer in Political Science


115 Prospect Street, Rosenkranz Hall, Room 105


  • Harvard
  • Deep Springs College
  • American University in Cairo; Indiana University


Graeme Wood is a National Correspondent for The Atlantic and has written for many other publications, including The American Scholar, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and The Wall Street Journal. His book The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State (Random House, 2017) was a Foreign Affairs “Best Book of the Year” and won the Canadian Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction. It has been translated into Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Romanian, and Arabic.

Wood was the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (2015-2016) and a distinguished visiting fellow at the University of Pennsylvania (2018). He is a non-resident fellow at George Washington University’s Program on Extremism and a recurrent visiting lecturer at The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He has taught at Yale since 2014.

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