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Meaghan Tobin

Class of 2014-2015

About Meaghan

Meaghan is a staff writer at the South China Morning Post in Hong Kong, where she covers geopolitics, foreign policy and public health in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. She moved to Hong Kong from Beijing, where she spent a year studying Mandarin as part of the federally-funded Boren Fellowship and writing freelance, not as part of the Boren Fellowship. She has a Master’s in international law and diplomacy from The Fletcher School at Tufts University, where she was an editor of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, and her thesis focused on urban planning and political change in Indonesia, Myanmar and Taiwan. During graduate school she had the opportunity to spend a summer as a visiting researcher at Yangon Heritage Trust in Yangon, Myanmar, and contributed to work on a plan for architectural heritage conservation for the city. She was part of the 2014-2015 Luce Scholars cohort, based in  Taipei, Taiwan , at the  National Center for Food Safety Education and Research , a partially government-funded organization housed in the Institute for Food Science and Technology at National Taiwan University. She also previously worked on collaborative solutions to public policy challenges at Meridian Institute in Washington, DC, and has a Bachelor’s in food studies and public health from New York University. She is a trained pastry chef with a degree in baking and pastry arts from Johnson & Wales University and enjoys cooking professionally and with friends when she’s not reporting.

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