Fellows & Editors


David Case

Fellows Fall 1998

David Case is editor of Passport, GlobalPost's membership service, which provides executives, professors, aid workers and other international knowledge professionals with an innovative resource for information on global events. Prior to joining GlobalPost, he covered business, science and international affairs as a freelance feature writer for Rolling Stone, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Mother Jones and Fast Company, filing stories from the Middle East, Asia and East Africa. Formerly the executive editor of TomPaine.com, he has appeared on PBS's "Foreign Exchange" and NPR's "Talk of the Nation" and "To the Best of Our Knowledge." He has been awarded Ford, Knight and International Reporting Project Fellowships, and was the first runner up for the 2008 Kurt Schork Award in International Journalism. He holds an executive MBA from the Sasin Institute in Bangkok, Thailand, and a bachelor's degree from Middlebury College, and worked in Asia for seven years, including lengthy stays in Tokyo, Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Banda Aceh.

Post-IRP Stories


  • Oil and Human Rights Proving a Complicated Mix in Azerbaijan

    Baku, Azerbaijan - Fall, 1998 "I thought they were going to kill me, "said Elmar Huseinov, tapping a cigarette lighter nervously on a wooden desk. "At the very least, I expected to be...

  • A Terrible Waste

    Republic of Georgia - Fall, 1998 SERGO KAKUSHADZE slams down the phone and pushes back his metal office chair. Grabbing his crumpled trenchcoat and draping it over his lanky pinstriped frame, he propels...

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