David Unger (journalist)

David Unger (journalist)
David Unger

David Unger in a photo on January 3rd, 2009 in Genoa (photo by Markus Wiedemeier)
Born March 5th, 1947
Brooklyn, New York
Occupation Journalist
Title foreign affairs writer, editorial board
Spouse(s) Kathleen Quinn
Notable credit(s) The New York Times

David C. Unger (March 5, 1947 in Brooklyn, NY, USA), is a journalist, foreign affairs editorial writer for The New York Times[1] and writer. Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University, Bologna.

Ph. D. University of Texas at Austin, A.B. History and Comparative Literature, Cornell University, additional graduate studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Institute for Historical Research, University of London.

David C. Unger studied American foreign policy with Walter LaFeber at Cornell, economic history with W.W. Rostow and M.M. Postan at Texas, and British labor history with E.J. Hobsbawm in London.

Professional Organizations

Council on Foreign Relations (member since 1989); Foreign Policy Roundtable, NYC (from 1997 to 2007) - Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs - Presenter and discussion leader - Wealth and Terror: Why America’s Quest for Absolute Security Is a Mission Impossible that Can Also Destroy Our Democracy (2007), Maps of War, Maps of Peace: Finding a Two-State Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Question (2002); guest seminar leader, Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, on Obama and U.S. Foreign Policy (Nov., 2008);


  1. ^ New York Times Editorial Board


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