About Me

I am a 22-year-old aspiring journalist who covers national security, the war on terror, class & race, and the media. Currently I am an editorial intern at The Nation. I graduated from Fordham University in May 2017 with a B.A. in political science. I wrote my thesis (soon to be published) on the weaponization of law and human rights in President Obama’s drone wars. I studied Arabic in Amman, Jordan, during the spring 2016 semester. In fall 2015, I interned at Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting. My articles have been published in Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting, Huffington Post, In These Times, Common Dreams, and The Fordham Observer.

You can follow me on Twitter and Instagram at @GunarOlsen.

What I’ve been reading––some for school, some not (last updated July 2017):

Photo: Hana Saori Keiningham

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