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Editorial Fellow Foreign Policy Magazine
Kavitha Surana is an editorial fellow at Foreign Policy magazine in Washington D.C., where she produces breaking news and original reports. Previously, she was a fellow at New York magazine’s Bedford + Bowery blog, and freelanced from Italy and Germany for publications like Quartz, Al Jazeera America, OZY, Global Post/PRI, and Civic Idea. Much of Surana’s recent reporting has focused on migration policy, Syrian refugee issues, and European populism. In the past, she was awarded a Fulbright trip to Germany, as well as a grant from the Heinrich Boell Foundation. Surana also was selected for a grant from the Bureau for International Reporting to contributed to producing a special report for PBS NewsHour on religious education in Senegal. Surana studied history at Columbia University and holds a master’s degree in journalism and European studies from New York University.