Emily Tamkin is a freelance writer and reporter.
Previously, Tamkin wrote for The Washington Post's WorldViews section. She has been a foreign affairs reporter at BuzzFeed News and Foreign Policy. Her writing has appeared in The Economist, Politico, and Slate. She has conducted independent research on Soviet dissidence in Moscow, Tbilisi, and, as a Fulbright grantee, in Bremen, Germany.
Tamkin's first book, "The Influence of Soros: Politics, Power, and the Struggle for Open Society" was published in 2020.
Tamkin received her B.A. in Russian literature from Columbia University, and her M.Phil. in Russian and East European studies from the University of Oxford.