Adam Read-Brown

Editor, Carnegie Council's journal, "Ethics & International Affairs"

Adam Read-Brown is the editor of Carnegie Council's journal, Ethics & International Affairs.

He holds an MIA in international security policy from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA), where he also studied international media, advocacy, and communications. While at SIPA he was a senior editor at Columbia's Journal of International Affairs and a member of the International Fellows Program. He interned with the United Nations Development Programme's Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery.

Read-Brown previously worked as an editor for McGraw-Hill Education and as an English teacher in Vietnam. He received a BA in English literature from Wesleyan University in Connecticut.

Featured Work

MAY 4, 2023 Article

A New Era for "Ethics & International Affairs"

The editors of Carnegie Council's quarterly journal "Ethics & International Affairs" are proud to announce the beginning of a new era in our publishing history. Starting ...

United Nations Environment Programme headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya. CREDIT: Maria Ivanova.

OCT 22, 2020 Podcast

The United Nations at 75: Looking Back to Look Forward, Episode 2, with Maria Ivanova

University of Massachusetts Boston's Dr. Maria Ivanova speaks about the UN's efforts on climate change, focusing on the role of the United Nations Environment Programme (...

U.S. Army soldiers in Iraq, March 2008. CREDIT: <a href="">The U.S. Army</a> <a href="">(CC)</a>

JAN 27, 2020 Podcast

Just War, Unjust Soldiers, & American Public Opinion, with Scott D. Sagan

Do soldiers fighting for a "just cause" have more rights than soldiers fighting on the other side? In this interview following up on an "Ethics & ...

JAN 29, 2019 Podcast

Toward a Human-Centric Approach to Cybersecurity, with Ronald Deibert

Discussions around cybersecurity often focus on the security and sovereignty of states, not individuals, says Professor Ronald Deibert, founder and director of University of Toronto's ...

U.S.-Mexican border between Nogales, Arizona & Nogales, Sonora. CREDIT: <a href="">Sgt. 1st Class Gordon Hyde (CC/Public Domain)</a>

JUL 31, 2018 Podcast

Migration & Citizenship in the Capitalist State, with Lea Ypi

"In both political debates and academic debates on migration the question of class is often missed," says London School of Economics' Lea Ypi. "When we ...

MAY 7, 2018 Podcast

Crime and Global Justice: The Dynamics of International Punishment, with Daniele Archibugi

Are we witnessing a new era of cosmopolitan justice or are the old principles of victors' justice still in play? Economic and political theorist Daniele ...

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OCT 2, 2017 Podcast

After Liberal Hegemony: The Advent of a Multiplex World Order with Amitav Acharya

The liberal order was never truly a global order, and we're not entering a multipolar era either, says Amitav Acharya. It's more accurate to call ...

DEC 15, 2016 Podcast

A Conversation on Effective Altruism with Jennifer Rubenstein

The term effective altruism means that individuals should be sure to maximize the good they do, by donating to the most cost-effective charities, for example, ...

SEP 28, 2016 Podcast

Karin Aggestam on Sweden's Feminist Foreign Policy

In 2015, the newly formed Swedish government not only declared that it was going to be a feminist government but its foreign minister, Margot Wallström, ...

CREDIT: Nick Royer

AUG 16, 2016 Podcast

Interview with Robert Sparrow on Autonomous Weapon Systems and Respect in Warfare

Professor Sparrow works on ethical issues raised by new technologies. Here he discusses Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS), often referred to as "killer robots." Unlike drones, ...