Michele Wucker is an author and public speaker and the founder of Gray Rhino & Company. 

Wucker was formerly president of the World Policy Institute, the non-partisan center for global policy analysis and publisher of World Policy Journal, and vice president of studies at the The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. She is the author of The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore and LOCKOUT: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends on Getting It Right and Why The Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians and the Struggle For Hispaniola.

Wucker is a 2009 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a 2009 Young Leader of the American Council on Germany, and a 2008 Progressive Women's Voices honoree. She received a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship for her work on citizenship and immigration issues. She is an advisor to Batey Relief Alliance and the Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring (DREAM) Project.

Formerly Latin America bureau chief for International Financing Review, Wucker has written for many U.S. and Latin American publications including The American Prospect, America Economia, The Guardian, Newsday, The New York Times, Texas Observer, Valor Economico, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and World Policy Journal. Wucker is a frequent television and radio commentator on immigration and international economics and has been a source for major U.S. and international media including The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Reuters, CNN, CNBC, Fox News, MSNBC, National Public Radio and Public Radio International.

Last Updated: August 1, 2017