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Prize Day Speaker

Alexander Ward ’08
Alexander Ward ’08 is a national security reporter and anchor of POLITICO’s “National Security Daily” newsletter, where he mainly covers the White House's role in forming and executing U.S. foreign policy.

He has won numerous awards for his reporting and was part of a POLITICO team that was named a finalist for a 2023 Pulitzer Prize. Previously, Ward was Vox's White House and national security reporter. He is the author of the new book The Internationalists: The Fight to Restore American Foreign Policy after Trump.