Bret Stephens Journalist

Bret Louis Stephens (born November 21, 1973) is the foreign-affairs columnist of the Wall Street Journal and deputy editorial page editor, responsible for the editorial pages of the Journal's European and Asian editions. He was editor-in-chief of the Jerusalem Post in 2002–2004. Stephens grew up in Mexico City, the son of Xenia and Charles J. Stephens, a former vice president of a chemical company in Mexico, General Products. His parents were Jewish; his father was born in Mexico to American parents, and his mother was born in Italy to a family who had fled there from Berlin and were originally from Russia. His paternal grandfather had changed his surname from "Ehrlich" to "Stephens". After having been divorced from his grandfather, his grandmother married artist Conlon Nancarrow. After graduating from Middlesex School, Stephens went to the University of Chicago and the London School of Economics. Stephens is married to Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim. Stephens began his career at the Journal as an op-ed editor in New York and later worked as an editorial writer for the Wall Street Journal Europe in Brussels.

Personal details

Date of birth
November 21st, 1973
Place of birth
New York City, New York, United States of America
Nationality
United States of America

Education

1. London School of Economics and Political Science Colleges/University

The London School of Economics and Political Science (informally the London School of Economics or LSE) is a public research university specialised in the social sciences located in London, United Kingdom, and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Founded in 1895 by Fabian Society members Sidney Webb, Beatrice Webb and George Bernard Shaw, LSE joined the University of London in 1900 and degrees were first issued to its students in 1902. Despite its name, it conducts teaching and research across the entire range of the social sciences - accounting and finance, anthropology, applied statistics, actuarial science, economic history, economics, geography, government, history, international development, international relations (which LSE pioneered as a study), law, management, philosophy, politics, psychology, social policy and sociology - as well as in logic and the scientific method, mathematics and statistics.

Endowment
2013. 92.6 mil. £
2008. 57.4 mil. £
Institution colors
Founded
1895
Headquarters
Houghton Street, WC2A 2AE - London, Greater London
Undergraduates
2013. 4,266
2005. 3,860
Postgraduates
2013. 6,335
2005. 4,950
Local tuition
2013. 8.5 K £
Official web page www.lse.ac.uk
Wikipedia article

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended London School of Economics and Political Science connected by profession and/or age

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2. University of Chicago Colleges/University

The University of Chicago (U of C, UC, UChicago, or simply Chicago) is a private research university in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Chicago has an international reputation for strong devotion to advanced academic scholarship and intellectualism and is affiliated with 49 Rhodes Scholars and 87 Nobel Prize laureates. Harper worked with steel magnate Clayton Mark on educational reforms in Chicago.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2013. 6.73 bil. $
2012. 6.57 bil. $
2011. 6.31 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1890
Headquarters
5801 S Ellis Ave, 60637 - Chicago, Illinois
Undergraduates
2012. 5,369
2010. 5,270
2009. 5,157
Postgraduates
2012. 9,627
2011. 10,304
2010. 9,882
Acceptance rate
2014. 8.4 %
2013. 8.8 %
2012. 13.0 %
2011. 16.3 %
2010. 16.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 46.4 K $
2012. 45.6 K $
Official web page www.uchicago.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Chicago connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1971., Journalist
b. 1958., Journalist
b. 1916., Journalist
b. 1952., Journalist
b. 1929., Journalist
b. 1885., Journalist
b. 1925., Journalist

Awards won

2013 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary

Awarded for Presented by Discipline Award shared with
For his incisive columns on American foreign policy and domestic politics, often enlivened by a contrarian twist.
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Wikipedia

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