michele-wucker

Michele Wucker

Michele Wucker is the author of the books The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Respond to the Obvious Dangers We Ignore; Lockout: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends on Getting It Right; and Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians and the Struggle for Hispaniola. Previously, she served as vice president, studies, at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, president of the World Policy Institute, and Latin America bureau chief at International Financing Review. Ms. Wucker is a frequent commentator on US and international television networks on matters of immigration and the global economy and has been published in the New York Times and the Washington Post. She has been recognized as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum and as a Guggenheim Fellow, among other honors. Ms. Wucker is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Authors Guild, and PEN, and she serves on the advisory boards of the Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring (DREAM) Project and Womensphere. She holds a BA from Rice University and an MA from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, where she has been an adjunct associate professor.