Caroline Kantis

Caroline Kantis is a research associate for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). She previously worked as a program assistant and interned for the Director of Studies at CFR. Prior to joining CFR, Caroline worked for Deal Street Asia in Singapore. She graduated with honors with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a focus in international politics from the Elliott School of International Affairs and also attended Sciences Po Paris and Fudan University. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree in security policy studies at the Elliott School.

Governance

Controlling Tobacco Use in the United States

The United States' menthol ban puts it on a shortlist of countries prohibiting flavored tobacco

Governance

Holding Incumbents Accountable: COVID-19 at the Ballot Box

Lessons from elections during the pandemic in Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Poland, Singapore, and South Korea

Governance

Spare the Vote, Spoil the Virus?

Health security measures taken for elections by country

Urbanization

Plague Ships, Shotgun Mobs, and the "Saffron Scourge"

Recalling the massive, deadly New Orleans yellow fever epidemic of 1878—and what lessons it holds for coronavirus today

Aging

“Ordinary Love” and Extraordinary Compassion

New film starring Liam Neeson and Lesley Manville depicts the gloomy, gray uncertainty of modern breast cancer treatment

Governance

UPDATED: Timeline of the Coronavirus

A frequently updated tracker of emerging developments from the beginning of the novel coronavirus outbreak