Interviews Archive

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Americas, Caribbean, Central America, Human Rights, Interviews, North America, Politics, Security, South America

A Lifetime of Service: An Interview with General James T. Hill

What was your path within the US military? I spent 36 years in uniform in the US Army. When I retired, I was the...
Claire Naylor, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Women LEAD Nepal.
37(2) Winter 2016, Education, Human Rights, Interviews, South Asia

Women LEAD Nepal: An Interview with Director Claire Naylor on Empowering Young Women

Claire Naylor is the co-founder and executive director of Women LEAD Nepal. Naylor grew up in Nepal, and her experiences observing the lives of...
Photo credit: AP Images.
Africa, Americas, Caribbean, Health, Interviews, North America, Science & Technology, South America

Science Rocketing Forward: An Interview with Dr. Francis Collins

Dr. Francis Collins is a physician and geneticist who helped lead the research of the Human Genome Project, which by 2003 had completed the first...
Noam Chomsky speaking in 2015. CC BY-SA 2.0
Economics, Europe, Human Rights, Interviews, Middle East, North America, Politics, Western Europe

Populism and Terror: An Interview with Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is a philosopher, social critic, political activist, and pioneering linguist. Having served as a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology since...
Photo courtesy of Abigail Egan for the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
37(4) Fall 2016, Asia, Education, Human Rights, Interviews, North America, South America

Fernando Reimers on International Education: Global Comparative Education Analysis and Study to Advance Development, Collaboration, and Effective Teaching and Learning

Fernando Reimers is on the faculty of the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where he fulfills a variety of professorial and academic roles...
dr-_vanessa_kerry_delivers_remarks_on_health_diplomacy
37(4) Summer 2016, Eastern Africa, Economics, Health, Interviews

Building Capacity and Partnership in Global Healthcare Systems: An Interview with Vanessa Kerry

How did you become interested in global health? I became interested in global health because, when I was fourteen, I had the privilege of...
RI Rio de Janeiro (RJ) 20/02/2015 - Amanhecer no  Parque Nacinal da Tijuca no Sumaré   . Foto Thiago Lontra / Agencia O Globo
37(4) Summer 2016, Americas, Education, Health, Interviews, Politics, Security, South America

A Rocky Road to Rio: An Interview with Eduardo Paes

Eduardo Paes is the mayor of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. The HIR sat down with Mr. Paes before the Olympic Games to discuss...
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks speaks at a press conference announcing his winning of the Templeton Prize. Photo credit: AP Images.
37(4) Fall 2016, Americas, Europe, Interviews, Middle East, Politics

Reconciling Religion’s Role in the West: An Interview with Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks is a British religious scholar and philosopher who served as Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth...
Carter Roberts, President and CEO of WWF. Photo by Kent Dayton.
37(4) Summer 2016, Americas, Asia, Environment, Interviews, South America, South Asia

The World Wildlife Fund: Innovative Private Sector Partnerships and the Road Ahead: An Interview with Carter Roberts

Carter Roberts is President and CEO of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in the United States, a position he has held for the past...
Dr. Margaret Hamburg. Photo by FDA, accessed via Wikimedia Commons.
37(3) Spring 2016, Africa, Asia, Europe, Health, Interviews, North America

The US Food and Drug Administration in a Globalized World

Dr. Margaret Hamburg served as Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from 2009 until 2015. While at the FDA, she focused...