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Karin Fischer

Fellows 2018
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Karin Fischer is a freelance journalist who focuses on higher education. She covers international education, including American colleges’ activities overseas, the globalization of the college experience, and international-student recruitment and the experience of foreign students in the United States. Her work on Chinese students has recently been collected in a special publication, “Chinese Journey.” She also writes about the relationship between colleges and the economy, examining the fault lines along education and the economy in America. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Washington Monthly, and University World News. A graduate of Smith College, she received the East-West Center’s Jefferson Fellowship for reporting in Asia. Her work has been honored by the Education Writers Association, the National Press Foundation, and the Poynter Institute.


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