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Abe Fellowship Program for Journalists 2017-2018

Carolyn Kormann
Contributing Writer/Editor/Researcher, The New Yorker Magazine
“Farmers, Soldiers, and a Knuckleballer: North Korea, Climate Change, and the Future of Japanese Gender Politics”

Rachel Nuwer
Freelance Journalist
“How Japan Undermines Efforts to Stop the Illegal Ivory Trade: As China Cracks Down on Ivory Sales, Legal Loopholes in Japan–the World’s Largest Market–Offer Opportunities for Smugglers”

Brigid Schulte
Director, The Better Life Lab, New America
“Overwork in Japan: Causes, Consequences and Prospects for Change”

Amos Zeeberg
Freelance Journalist
“How to Invent the 21st Century’s Great Lifesaver: Stem-Cell Therapy”