CFR Staff

Jason Socrates Bardi

Deputy Managing Editor/Writer, Global Health, Think Global Health

Jason Socrates Bardi is the Deputy Managing Editor of Think Global Health and works in the David Rockefeller Studies Program at the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). He has previously worked at the University of California, San Francisco, Scripps Research Institute, the American Institute of Physics, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and NASA. Bardi graduated from the University of Hartford with bachelor's degrees in English, mathematics, and physics, and he received master's degrees in molecular biophysics and science journalism from Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of two books, The Calculus Wars and The Fifth Postulate.

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