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

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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. "...

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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 ...

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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 ...

MAY 26, 2015 Podcast

Job Creation in the Arab World: Education for Employment's Mariel Davis

The Middle East and North Africa is a particularly challenging region to create employment for young people and women, says Mariel Davis. Yet Education for ...

APR 7, 2015 Podcast

Militarization in India & Beyond: Suchitra Vijayan & the Borderlands Project

What's it like to live in a disputed, militarized border region with a tangled history? In this fascinating podcast, Carnegie New Leader Suchitra Vijayan discusses ...

MAR 4, 2015 Podcast

Tourism, Farmers, & Technology in Africa: Eddie Mandhry from NYU Africa House

"What's been amazing is that across Africa there is a movement where people are adopting technologies and leapfrogging some of the developmental stages that you'd ...