Sarah Schafer

Sarah Schafer

Lecturer

Sarah Schafer worked for nearly two decades as a journalist for The Washington Post, Newsweek and other publications, including stints in Washington, Beijing, Hong Kong and Moscow. She later worked as China Researcher for Amnesty International, and as the co-editor of an anthology of Hong Kong-based writers and artists, “Hong Kong 20/20: Reflections on a borrowed place,” which was published in 2017. Most recently, Sarah served as senior communications officer for the UN Refugee Agency, where she founded and ran its Journalist Mentorship Program, a three month course that trains forcibly displaced and stateless people in journalism and advocacy. Sarah graduated from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

TEACHING SCHEDULE:

Sec. Title Time Location
001 J296 Reporting on China (online)
Spring 2023
Mon 1–4pm By appointment — By appointment