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.


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


Spare the Vote, Spoil the Virus?

Health security measures taken for elections by country


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