Alex Soros

Chair, Open Society Foundations
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Alexander Soros is chair of the Board of Directors for the Open Society Foundations. He is the founding chair of Bend the Arc Jewish Action, and sits on the boards of Bard College, the Center for Jewish History, Central European University, the European Council on Foreign Relations, and International Crisis Group.

Soros’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the New York Daily News, Reuters, and Politico, among other publications.

Soros graduated from New York University in 2009 with a BA in history and received his PhD in 2018 from the University of California, Berkeley. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and the Humanities at Bard College, an honorary fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study at Central European University in Budapest, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna.

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