BEN BARBER benbarber2@hotmail.com REPORTING, EDITING, PHOTOJOURNALISM, TEACHING EXPERIENCE HUFFINGTON POST 2010-PRESENT Columnist on Foreign Affairs MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS 2010-2014 Columnist on Foreign Affairs,Population, Global Hunger, Arab Democracy, Public Diplomacy, Haiti, Yemen, etc. Book published by de.MO Books in 2014: GROUNDTRUTH: Work, Play and Conflict in the Third World; preface by former USAID Administrator Andrew Natsios. AMERICAN LEGION MAGAZINE Articles on Foreign Aid, Afghanistan and other topics. U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT 2002- August 2010 – Senior Writer ¬¬-- Editorial Director of FrontLines, USAID’s monthly newsletter. Reported and photographed aid projects in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Yemen, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, and other countries; wrote magazines on Iraq, Afghanistan, Tsunami, Earthquake and Democracy. THE WASHINGTON TIMES 1994-2002 – State Department Bureau Chief and Assistant Foreign Editor; --Reported on international affairs, economic development, conflict, politics and health; accompanied Secretary of State Colin Powell to the Middle East, Africa, Europe; traveled with President Clinton aboard Air Force One to Middle East peace talks. --Nominated for Pulitzer Prize by the Times for articles on the Hmong in Laos and America. GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY 2002-2003—Adjunct Professor of International Relations. GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY School of Foreign Service. 1999-2000 Adjunct Professor of International Relations. ACADEMIC DIRECTOR OF JOURNALISM AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY SUMMER SCHOOL, 2015-2016 U.S. INFORMATION AGENCY 1992-1998 – Special Consultant – Designed, directed and taught seminars for foreign journalists in English and French in Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Guinea, Niger, Madagascar, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Morocco, Tunisia. FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT 1980 to 1994: Wrote for the London Observer, USA TODAY, the Washington Times, the Christian Science Monitor and other publications from: Venezuela, Colombia, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia, China, Vietnam, Kenya, Ethiopia, South Africa, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Ivory Coast, Guinea, Senegal and Nigeria. EDUCATION TRINITY COLLEGE, Hartford, Conn. – Bachelor of Arts 1964 THE SORBONNE, Paris, France. --Certificate in French Language and Literature 1965 BOSTON UNIVERSITY. –Master’s Degree in Journalism 1979 U OF HAWAII Gannett Fellow --Certificate in Asian Studies 1987 U. of Hawaii, FOREIGN AFFAIRS 1997 – July/August edition, “Feeding Refugees or War?”—Article explored how humanitarian aid was used to fuel conflict in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Rwanda, the West Bank and Sri Lanka. THE WORLD AND I MAGAZINE – 1992-2002 Published 30 articles on international events and issues LANGUAGES –Fluent in French (Certificate from the Sorbonne)

Load More Stories