Global Governance Forum Lecture: Edward Wong
Edward Wong, former Ferris Professor of Journalism and foreign correspondent for The New York Times
April 6, 2018 · 4:00 pm—5:30 pm · 105 Computer Science
Princeton U.S.-China Coalition
Edward Wong is an American journalist and a foreign correspondent for The New York Times. Wong served as one of The Times’ primary correspondents in Baghdad, covering the war in Iraq from November 2003 through June 2007. He then moved to the paper’s Beijing bureau in April 2008, following a sabbatical at Middlebury College and the International Chinese Language Program (ICLP) in Taiwan, improving his Mandarin. He eventually became the Beijing bureau chief for The Times, before leaving in 2017 to take up a visiting professorship in the Humanities Council’s Ferris Seminars in Journalism. He is currently a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
Wong will deliver his lecture as part of the Princeton U.S.-China Coalition’s Global Governance Forum 2018, co-sponsored by the Humanities Council and others.