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

AUG 27, 2019 Podcast

The Chennai Water Crisis, Governance, & Media Narratives, with Kavitha Rajagopalan

Chennai, one of India's largest cities, is facing an ongoing water crisis due to drought and mismanagement. Senior Fellow Kavitha Rajagopalan explains how it got ...

Joe Biden in Iowa, July 2019. CREDIT: <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Joe_Biden_with_supporters_-_48243819806.jpg">Gage Skidmore/(CC)</a>

AUG 22, 2019 Podcast

The 2020 Election & the View from Overseas, with Nikolas Gvosdev

As the 2020 election begins to come into focus, Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev details the foreign policy cleavages in the Democratic Party. Plus, referencing Nahal Toosi's ...

President Trump departing China, November 2017. CREDIT: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/26541431789">The White House/Public Domain</a>

AUG 20, 2019 Podcast

Ethics & the U.S.-China Trade War, with Nikolas Gvosdev

What role should ethics play in the U.S.-China trade war? Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev looks at these economic tensions in the context of ...

AUG 7, 2019 Podcast

AI & Human Rights: The Practical & Philosophical Dimensions, with Mathias Risse

Mathias Risse, director of Harvard Kennedy School's Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, discusses the many connections between artificial intelligence and human rights. From practical ...

JUL 30, 2019 Podcast

Working Toward an "Open Knowledge" Future, with Catherine Stihler

Catherine Stihler, CEO of Open Knowledge Foundation, talks about how she is working toward an "open world where all non-personal information is free for everyone ...

JUL 23, 2019 Podcast

A New Era of Cyberwarfare, with Arun Vishwanath

When the United States launched a massive cyberattack against Iran last month, it heralded "a new age of Internet warfare," says cybersecurity expert Arun Vishwanath. ...

JUL 2, 2019 Podcast

The History of the Census & the Citizenship Question, with Ted Widmer

Historian Ted Widmer tells the fascinating story of the United States Census, from its Revolutionary War origins up to the citizenship question controversy of the 2020 ...

JUN 19, 2019 Podcast

Foreign Policy & the 2020 Democratic Candidates, with Nikolas Gvosdev

Will Joe Biden's "restorationist" foreign policy resonate with voters? What would a "progressive" approach to international relations look like for Elizabeth Warren or Bernie Sanders? ...

JUN 11, 2019 Podcast

Global Ethics Weekly: U.S.-Russian Relations, Ukraine, & the G-20, with Nikolas Gvosdev

Following up on his talk with RAND analyst Ali Wyne on great-power competition, Senior Fellow Nikolas Gvosdev gives an update on U.S.-Russian relations, ...

JUN 6, 2019 Podcast

Global Ethics Weekly: A Firsthand Account of Electrification in Myanmar, with Christina Madden

Christina Madden, now a director at Criterion Institute, discusses her work on Myanmar's massive electrification project in 2013-2014. With less than one-third of the population ...