Vice President, Studies
Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Michele Wucker is President of the World Policy Institute, the New York City-based centre for new global thought leadership, and Publisher of World Policy Journal. She is the author of “Lockout: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends on Getting It Right” and “Why the Cocks Fight: Dominicans, Haitians and the Struggle for Hispaniola”. Wucker is a frequent commentator on US and international television networks on matters of immigration and the global economy and has been published widely in media, including The New York Times, Washington Post and many others. She received a 2007 Guggenheim Fellowship for her work on changing views of citizenship. Wucker holds a BA from Rice University and an MA from Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. She is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Authors Guild and PEN, and a Member of the Advisory Board of the Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring (DREAM) Project.