Graeme Wood

National Correspondent, The Atlantic; Lecturer, Yale University

Graeme Wood is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, a lecturer in political science at Yale University, and a nonresident fellow at George Washington University. Since 2006, he has reported for The Atlantic on topics including the science of hurricanes, innovation in higher education, the drug trade in Burma and the former Soviet Union, and wars in the Central African Republic, Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Previously, Wood was a contributing editor to The New Republic and literary editor of Pacific Standard. He was the 2015-2016 Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and authored The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State.

Videos/Audio of Graeme Wood

This provocative discussion between a psychologist and a journalist brings together two perspectives on the nature of... See more
Tens of thousands of men and women have left comfortable, privileged lives to join the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria—... See more
With non-state actors are capturing not only the headlines but the resources of government, the question of whether the... See more