Freelance reporter, formerly of Foreign Policy, BuzzFeed News, Washington Post
Emily Tamkin is a freelance reporter and writer focused on foreign affairs and based in Washington, DC. She was formerly a staff writer at Foreign Policy and BuzzFeed News and has written for the Washington Post, Politico, and the Economist, among other publications.
She is currently working on a book about George Soros for Harper Books. She has a BA in Russian literature from Columbia, a MPhil in Russian and East European Studies from Oxford, and conducted research on Soviet dissidence on a Fulbright in Bremen, Germany.