Editorial writer focusing on immigration, state and local politics, voting rights, Russia and the Middle East Education: Brown University, BA in American History ; Harvard University Russian Research Center, Fellow, 1992-93; Stanford University, Knight Fellow, 2008-09
Lee Hockstader has been a member of The Post’s editorial board since 2004. He writes on a variety of subjects, including immigration, politics, voting rights, foreign affairs, and state and local issues in Virginia, Maryland and elsewhere. Before joining the editorial board, he spent 20 years as a Post reporter, working in more than 40 countries as a foreign correspondent based in Jerusalem, Rome, Moscow and Central America, in addition to stints as a local reporter and a national correspondent based in Texas. Born in New York, Hockstader graduated from Brown University and was a Henry Luce Scholar in Southeast Asia. He has studied on year-long fellowships at Harvard and Stanford universities, and, in 2014, was a recipient of The Washington Post’s Eugene Meyer Award.
Honors & Awards:
Sigma Delta Chi Award, Editorial Writing, 2015
Foreign languages spoken: French, Spanish, Russian