Indra Ekmanis is an editor and reporter for The World's digital platform. She focuses on bringing perspectives from the humanities and social sciences to The World's coverage.
Indra has a doctorate in international studies from the University of Washington, with an area focus in the Baltic Sea Region and post-Soviet space. Her work has concentrated on the everyday experiences of minority integration, immigrant identity and civil society, particularly through the lens of culture.
Indra was a 2016-2017 Fulbright researcher in Latvia, and has been a research scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She is also a Baltic Sea Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
Indra comes to The World as a 2018 Mellon/American Council for Learned Societies Public Fellow.