Samantha Kiernan

Samantha Kiernan is a research associate on global health, economics, and development at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). She previously worked as an outreach and analysis consultant at the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East and interned with the nonprofit buildOn, U.S. Department of State, and Irish Parliament. Samantha graduated from Brown University with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and a regional focus on China.

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Migration

There Is No Place Like Home for the Holidays

U.S. air travel reaches record levels during the pandemic as COVID-19 cases surge across the country

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