Andrew Nagorski

Andrew Nagorski is an award-winning journalist and chairman of the board of the Polish-American Freedom Foundation. His career in journalism began at Newsweek, where he served in several editorial positions before becoming bureau chief for Hong Kong, then Warsaw, and finally Moscow. In 2008, Nagorski left Newsweek after eight years as a senior editor to become vice president and director of public policy for the EastWest Institute, a think tank focused on conflict resolution and strategic trust-building. Nagorski is the author of six books, including Reluctant Farewell: An American Reporter’s Candid Look Inside the Soviet Union and The Greatest Battle: Stalin, Hitler, and the Desperate Struggle for Moscow That Changed the Course of World War II. His most recent book, The Nazi Hunters, chronicles the determined men and women who scoured the globe to bring to justice fugitive leaders of the totalitarian Nazi regime. Nagorski has been honored three times by the Overseas Press Club, and has been presented with both the Bene Merito award and the Cavalry Cross by the Polish government for his reporting from Poland about the Solidarność (Solidarity) movement. Nagorski holds a BA with honors and Phi Beta Kappa from Amherst College.