James Fallows

 

James Fallows

James Fallows is visiting professor at the US Studies Centre and national correspondent for The Atlantic magazine. One of the world's leading journalists, Fallows is author of nine books and over two hundred articles on a wide variety of subjects, including US national security policy, the US Congress, Iraq, Japan, the future of print media, and the future of airline travel.

Fallows is a winner of the American Book Award for National Defense, a critical assessment of American military power at the height of the Cold War, and the National Magazine Award for "The Fifty First State?" one of the first analyses of the likely consequences of the US invasion of Iraq.

Earlier in his career Fallows served as editor of US News and World Report and was chief speechwriter for President Jimmy Carter. He has been a visiting professor and guest lecturer at many of the world's leading universities, including Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale in the US, and Fudan and Tsinghua in China.

Fallows is a graduate of Harvard University, where he was editor of its daily newspaper, The Crimson, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. He holds honorary doctorates from a dozen universities, including Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, and the University of Maryland.

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