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Azra Jafari served as the first female mayor in Afghanistan, after being appointed mayor of Nili by President Hamid Karzai in 2008. She is an author, constitutional jurist, newspaper editor, teacher, trained midwife, politician, and an advoc...

BPR Interviews: Azra Jafari

Azra Jafari served as the first female mayor in Afghanistan, after being appointed mayor of Nili by President Hamid Karzai in 2008. She is an author, constitutional jurist, newspaper editor, teacher, trained midwife, politician, and an advoc...

Davis Guggenheim ‘86 is a documentary filmmaker. He is best known for “An Inconvenient Truth,” “It Might Get Loud,” and “Waiting for ‘Superman.’” Guggenheim’s latest film, “He Named Me Malala,” was released this ye...

BPR Interviews: Davis Guggenheim

Davis Guggenheim ‘86 is a documentary filmmaker. He is best known for “An Inconvenient Truth,” “It Might Get Loud,” and “Waiting for ‘Superman.’” Guggenheim’s latest film, “He Named Me Malala,” was released this ye...

Christine Forster is a Sydney city councilor of the center-right Liberal Party of Australia, and the sister of Tony Abbott, the country’s Prime Minister from 2009 until September 2015. She is a prominent supporter of same-sex marriage, which...

BPR Interviews: Christine Forster

Christine Forster is a Sydney city councilor of the center-right Liberal Party of Australia, and the sister of Tony Abbott, the country’s Prime Minister from 2009 until September 2015. She is a prominent supporter of same-sex marriage, which...

Andrew Ross is a professor of social and cultural analysis at New York University and the author or editor of more than 20 books, including: “Creditocracy: And the Case for Debt Refusal,” “Bird On Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sust...

BPR Interviews: Andrew Ross

Andrew Ross is a professor of social and cultural analysis at New York University and the author or editor of more than 20 books, including: “Creditocracy: And the Case for Debt Refusal,” “Bird On Fire: Lessons from the World’s Least Sust...

Ivan Watson ‘97 is the senior foreign correspondent for CNN in Hong Kong. He has reported on a broad scope of major global events, including the Haitian Earthquake and the recent Ukrainian crisis. Brown Political Review: How do you maintain object...

BPR Interviews: Ivan Watson

Ivan Watson ‘97 is the senior foreign correspondent for CNN in Hong Kong. He has reported on a broad scope of major global events, including the Haitian Earthquake and the recent Ukrainian crisis. Brown Political Review: How do you maintain object...

Michael Salberg is the Director of International Affairs for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the world’s leading center for the eradication of anti-Semitism. Brown Political Review: How should Europe respond to rising anti-Semitism? Michael Salb...

BPR Interviews: Michael Salberg

Michael Salberg is the Director of International Affairs for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), the world’s leading center for the eradication of anti-Semitism. Brown Political Review: How should Europe respond to rising anti-Semitism? Michael Salb...

Mauricio Santoro is a human rights advisor for Amnesty International in Brazil. He is also a political science professor at Cândido Mendes University. Brown Political Review: More than 19,000 families were reportedly removed from their homes in Rio ...

BPR Interviews: Mauricio Santoro

Mauricio Santoro is a human rights advisor for Amnesty International in Brazil. He is also a political science professor at Cândido Mendes University. Brown Political Review: More than 19,000 families were reportedly removed from their homes in Rio ...

Dr. Reza Aslan is the author of the New York Times Bestseller “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.” Currently a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, Aslan was born in Iran and holds a BA in Religi...

BPR Interview: Reza Aslan

Dr. Reza Aslan is the author of the New York Times Bestseller “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.” Currently a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside, Aslan was born in Iran and holds a BA in Religi...

Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat currently serves as the chief of the Palestine Liberation Organization delegation to the United States. Prior to his appointment to Washington, he served as Chairman of the PLO and the Palestinian National Authority. B...

BPR Interview: Maen Rashid Areikat

Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat currently serves as the chief of the Palestine Liberation Organization delegation to the United States. Prior to his appointment to Washington, he served as Chairman of the PLO and the Palestinian National Authority. B...

Dennis Ross has been a principal actor in US policy towards Israel and Palestine for decades. More recently, he was President Barack Obama’s advisor for Israel-Palestine policy and worked for the National Security Council as the Special Direct...

BPR Interview: Dennis Ross

Dennis Ross has been a principal actor in US policy towards Israel and Palestine for decades. More recently, he was President Barack Obama’s advisor for Israel-Palestine policy and worked for the National Security Council as the Special Direct...

Noam Chomsky is a professor emeritus in the department of linguistics and philosophy at MIT. In 2005, Chomsky topped a list released by Foreign Policy Magazine of the 100 most important public intellectuals of our time.  Brown Political Review: In...

BPR Interview: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a professor emeritus in the department of linguistics and philosophy at MIT. In 2005, Chomsky topped a list released by Foreign Policy Magazine of the 100 most important public intellectuals of our time.  Brown Political Review: In...

BPR’s Benjamin Koatz spoke with George Ayittey, president of the Free Africa Foundation, associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and professor at American University. Dr. Ayittey has been named one of the top 100 public intellect...

BPR Interview: George Ayittey

BPR’s Benjamin Koatz spoke with George Ayittey, president of the Free Africa Foundation, associate scholar at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and professor at American University. Dr. Ayittey has been named one of the top 100 public intellect...