Christopher S. Wren

Christopher S. Wren retired from The New York Times after nearly 29 years as a reporter, foreign correspondent and editor. He headed Times news bureaus in Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, Ottawa and Johannesburg, covered the United Nations, and reported from the former , Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia, Africa, South America and . He also worked as an editor at Look and Newsweek magazines and at the International Herald Tribune in .

Wren graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and Columbia of Journalism and studied on graduate fellowships at the of and Stanford. After leaving The Times, he lived in , , training Russian journalists and assisting independent newspapers across nine time-zones. In Central , he ran Russian-speaking workshops for young journalists in ten cities and towns across Kazakhstan, and advised newspaper editors in and . He taught at before coming to , where he is visiting professor in its Master of Arts program in liberal studies.
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