Clara Fong

CFR Staff

Clara Fong

Writer/Editor, Asia

Clara Fong covers Asia and climate change for She previously conducted research on American democracy issues at the Brennan Center for Justice. Clara holds a bachelor’s degree in public policy and psychology and a master’s degree in international relations from the University of Chicago.

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