Alex Woodson

Digital Content Producer & Editorial Manager, Carnegie Council

Alex Woodson is a digital content producer and editorial manager. He was the host of Global Ethics Review and 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

Director Abderrahmane Sissako with cast. <a href="http://cohenmedia.filmtrackonline.com/extranet/pages/explorerview.aspx?projectId=9d925386-5c1e-e411-ba69-d4ae527c3b65">Cohen Media</a>

FEB 25, 2015 Article

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "Timbuktu"

An extraordinary film, "Timbuktu" chronicles a brief period during the 2012 occupation of the ancient Malian city by the militant Islamic group Ansar Dine. What do ...

Suchitra Vijayan. CREDIT: Gusta Johnson

NOV 20, 2014 Podcast

Citizenship, Identity, and Conflict in South Asia's Borderlands

The intrepid Suchitra Vijayan is working on a 9,000-mile journey through South Asia, which has taken her to Afghanistan and Pakistan, the disputed territory of ...

OCT 6, 2014 Podcast

Peaceland: Conflict Resolution and the Everyday Politics of International Intervention

Why do international peace interventions often fail to reach their full potential? Based on 15 years of research in conflict zones around the world, Autesserre shows ...

SEP 23, 2014 Podcast

How to Prevent Another Great Recession

First, there will definitely be another recession, says Ay. As long as people make free economic decisions, they will make mistakes. But it's important to ...

MAY 6, 2014 Podcast

The Invisible Casualties Of America's Longest Wars

Did you know that one in three U.S. women veterans has been sexually assaulted? In 2013, even with about 85 percent of the assaults going unreported, ...

CREDIT: DreamWorks Studios

DEC 3, 2013 Article

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "The Fifth Estate"

"The Fifth Estate" tells the story of Julian Assange and his Wikileaks organization. Since the story is still ongoing, was it too early to make ...

The Act of Killing

AUG 26, 2013 Article

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "The Act of Killing"

It is not hyperbole to call this documentary an epochal film. It brings viewers into the minds of mass murderers, illuminates a horrific piece of ...

<a href="http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-28314817/stock-photo-male-capital-of-maldives.html?src=VpYpsd-sQ9uwbZKWOZ5hsw-8-17">Malé - Capital of Maldives</a> via Shutterstock

JUL 8, 2013 Article

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "The Island President"

As "The Island President" makes clear, it is impossible to overstate the catastrophic effect global warming will have on the Maldives. During the 2009 Copenhagen Summit, ...

CREDIT: <a href="http://argothemovie.warnerbros.com/#gallery" "target=parent">Warner Bros. Pictures</a>

APR 3, 2013 Article

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "Argo"

"Argo," which tells the story of a creative and daring escape from revolution-era Iran, won the Oscar for Best Picture and was a resounding commercial ...

The Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan<br>Credit: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mdesisto/2749000789/" "target=_parent">Mike Desisto</a> <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/deed.en" "target=_parent">(CC)</a>

MAR 10, 2013 Article

Ethics on Film: Discussion of "In My Lifetime"

This deeply moving documentary tells the history of atomic weapons and the anti-nuclear movement. From Hiroshima and Nagasaki to nuclear tests in Nevada to the ...