Alex Woodson

Digital Content Producer & Editorial Manager, Carnegie Council

Alex Woodson is a digital content producer, editorial manager, and the host of the Global Ethics Review podcast. He was also the host of the Carnegie New Leaders Podcast and was contributing editor for Policy Innovations.

Woodson previously worked as a reporter for The Hollywood Reporter, mostly covering digital media news, and as a contributing writer for the United Nations Association's The Interdependent. He has also worked for Scholastic and the National Basketball Association.

In addition, he has interned at Council on Foreign Relations, Worldwatch Institute, and InterAction.

Woodson is a graduate of New York University, where he received a BA in journalism. He also received an MA in global communication from The George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs.

Featured Work

An Occupy L.A. protest in 2011. CREDIT: <a href="">greg lilly</a> <a href="">(CC)</a>

MAY 18, 2016 Podcast

Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox on Political Responsibility in India and the United States

What do citizens living in a democracy owe their country in terms of upholding its values and laws? Both Gandhi and Obama emphasize the importance ...

Jawaharlal Nehru signing the Indian Constitution in 1950.

JAN 15, 2016 Podcast

Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox Discusses the Indian Constitution

Quinnipiac professor Sujata Gadkar-Wilcox recently spent three months researching the Indian Constitution in Delhi. In this talk, she details the document's framework, its main architect ...

DEC 3, 2015 Podcast

Suchitra Vijayan on the Politics and Rhetoric of the Refugee Crisis

The co-founder of the Resettlement Legal Aid Project in Cairo during the Iraq War, Suchitra Vijayan discusses the refugee crisis from a legal, political, and ...

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NOV 13, 2015 Podcast

Julia Taylor Kennedy on Unlocking the Value of Veterans in the Workforce

Veterans face life-or-death challenges during their military service, but adjusting to a life in the workforce can be even trickier for some. Just in time ...

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NOV 5, 2015 Podcast

Out of the Academy and onto the Streets: The Power of Philosophy

Columbia University's "Rethink" community outreach program brings philosophy out of academia and into the lives of youths on probation, battered women, and other disadvantaged groups. "...

The aftermath of an apparent U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Syria. CREDIT: <a href="">Shutterstock</a>

OCT 8, 2015 Podcast

Russia's Intervention and the Fight against ISIL with U.S. Army Veteran Asha Castleberry

The good news is that ISIL has lost one-third of the key areas that it took over, both in Iraq and Syria, says Castleberry. But ...

(L to R) Bassam Aramin and Robi Damelin. CREDIT: Gusta Johnson

SEP 29, 2015 Podcast

Reconciliation, not Revenge for Israelis and Palestinians

In this emotional and inspiring interview, Israeli Robi Damelin and Palestinian Bassam Aramin discuss their work with the Parents Circle Families Forum, an organization of ...

AUG 24, 2015 Podcast

Bridging the Civilian-Military Gap with Veterans4Diplomacy's Jayson Browder

"I think there's a new breed of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who are very entrepreneurial. A lot of the missions that they had in Iraq, ...

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AUG 6, 2015 Article

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "Gandhi"

This film is a textbook on Gandhi's political philosophy and the Indian quest for statehood. And for many, Ben Kingsley's performance in the title role, ...

Asha Castleberry in Kuwait.

JUL 16, 2015 Podcast

Iraqi Unity & the Fight Against ISIL with U.S. Army Veteran Asha Castleberry

"The most important thing right now is that the Iraqis have to defeat ISIL, and in order to do that, they have to achieve national ...