Colin Woodard has reported from more than fifty foreign countries and seven continents, and lived for more than four years in Eastern Europe. He is a longtime foreign correspondent of The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Christian Science Monitor, a contributing editor at Politico, and State and National
Affairs Writer at The Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram. His work has appeared in dozens of publications.
He has covered a wide-range of issues, from ethnic conflict in the Balkans and peacekeeping in Guatemala to the destruction of coral reefs and the effects of global warming on Antarctica. Since 1989, Woodard has been based in Budapest, Hungary, Zagreb, Croatia, Washington, DC, and on the US-Mexico border near Brownsville, Texas.