Politics & World Affairs speakers


Ravi Agrawal is the Editor-in-Chief of Foreign Policy, the world’s leading website and print magazine on international relations and author of INDIA CONNECTED: How the Smartphone is Transforming the World’s Largest Democracy.



Bestselling author of White Rage & One Person, No Vote



One of the foremost authorites on foreign policy and world affairs



Senior National Correspondent for NPR News


• Award-winning journalist, author, media executive

• Editor-in-Chief of Foreign Policy

• National political correspondent for NBC News

• Co-author of #1 NY Times Bestseller 'Shattered'

• Bestselling author of White Rage & One Person, No Vote

• Human and civil rights advocate

• Expert on African American history & 20th century politics

• Award-winning NPR National Desk reporter covering the Pentagon

Henry A. Kissinger Distinguished Professor of Global Affairs at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)

• Scholar at American Enterprise Institute & Bloomberg Opinion Columnist

• Government and business adviser

• International affairs commentator

• Author of the upcoming book Goodbye, Globalization: The Return of a Divided World (2024)

• Award-winning foreign correspondent

• Author of Samsung Rising

• Washington Bureau Chief and Senior Washington Correspondent at the Independent

• Author of We're Not Broken: Changing the Autism Conversation

• Founder of The Brown Girls Guide to Politics

• President of Emerge 

• Global Director of Research for More in Common, overseeing studies on the psychology of political division in nine countries

• Author of Fragile Neighborhoods (2023)

• Professorial Lecturer in the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University

• Author & expert on national security, foreign policy & international relations

• Global political risk & security analyst

• Author of Stealth of Nations & Shadow Cities on the power of the informal economy 

• Senior Editor at The Atlantic

Host of the podcasts, Floodlines and Holy Week

Deputy editor at Foreign Policy and expert on all things China

• Author of The Death of Mao and The Bloody White Baron

• Senior White House Correspondent at The Hill & CNN Political Analyst

• Co-author of #1 NY Times Bestseller 'Shattered' 

• Journalist & leading political commentator on elections & politics

• Political correspondent 

• Author of The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore

• Reporter for TIME covering Russia and Ukraine; author of The Fight Is Here: Volodymyr Zelensky and the War in Ukraine

• Former Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence 

• Expert on international cyber security & other geopolitical issues 

• Senior National Correspondent for 'NPR News' giving a veteran's take on today's news