National Correspondent, The Atlantic; Lecturer, Yale University
Graeme Wood is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where since 2006 he’s covered foreign affairs, domestic policy, climate science, food, sports, and more. He also teaches political science at Yale University. Wood’s 2015 cover story “What ISIS Really Wants” is the most-read story in The Atlantic’s history; his 2017 book, The Way of the Strangers: Encounters with the Islamic State, was one of the best books of the year for Foreign Affairs and won the Canadian Governor-General’s Award for Nonfiction. 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.