Amelia Cheatham

CFR Staff

Amelia Cheatham

Editorial Assistant/ Special Assistant

Amelia Cheatham covers Latin America. Before joining CFR, she interned at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the Orlando Sentinel. She holds a BA in cultural anthropology from Duke University, where she also studied global health and policy journalism.

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