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Elise Labott Senior Adjunct Professorial Lecturer SIS Faculty

Elise Labott
SIS | Other Operations and Administration
Main Campus
Office Hours: Wednesdays 4-6pm or by appointment
BA International Relations, University of Wisconsin-Madison

MA Media Studies, New School for Social Research

Elise is a world-renown journalist covering international affairs and US foreign policy. She is the founder of Zivvy Media, a digital media platform that aims to engage, inform and inspire youth to solve today’s most pressing global challenges.
She has written for Foreign Policy, The Guardian and POLITICO Magazine, where she is currently a Contributing Editor. She has appeared as a foreign affairs analyst on MSNBC, CBS News, NPR, BBC and Sirius XM.
Elise serves as a Global Ambassador for Vital Voices, a program to empower women entrepreneurs around the world and on the advisory board of Global Kids, which introduces high school students in underserved neighborhoods to international affairs. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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