John Feffer

Author Bio

John Feffer

John Feffer is co-director of Foreign Policy In Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.

He is the author of several books and numerous articles. He has been a Writing Fellow at Provisions Library in Washington, DC and a PanTech fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University. He is a former associate editor of World Policy Journal. He has worked as an international affairs representative in Eastern Europe and East Asia for the American Friends Service Committee.

He has studied in England and Russia, lived in Poland and Japan, and traveled widely throughout Europe and Asia. He has taught a graduate level course on international conflict at Sungkonghoe University in Seoul in July 2001 and delivered lectures at a variety of academic institutions including New York University, Hofstra, Union College, Cornell University, and Sofia University (Tokyo).

John has been widely interviewed in print and on radio. He serves on the advisory committees of the Alliance of Scholars Concerned about Korea. He is a recipient of the Herbert W. Scoville fellowship and has been a writer in residence at Blue Mountain Center and the Wurlitzer Foundation.

His website is: www.johnfeffer.com

Content by this author

Occupy Slovenia

Action-oriented, the Slovenia Occupy movement didn’t get mired in debate.

Adventures in Romania

How chance encounters with pimps, prostitutes, and black marketeers make unplanned travels worthwhile.

Speaking Openly in Serbia

Serbians who live with HIV report that they are stigmatized and have difficulties gaining access to treatment.

Competitive Suffering

As we focus on a particularly appalling human rights problem within its own context, we must remember the old labor slogan that 'an injury to one is an injury to all.'

Two Cheers for the Serbian Government

Residual anti-communist beliefs that current state structures are only cosmetically altered versions of the old system have had to be overcome.
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