Patrick Radden Keefe

Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow

Patrick Radden Keefe was a Class of 2017 Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow at New America. He is writing a book about the legacy of the troubles in Northern Ireland, to be published by Doubleday. He is a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine and the author of two previous books, Chatter: Dispatches from the Secret World of Global Eavesdropping, and The Snakehead: An Epic Tale of the Chinatown Underworld and the American Dream. He is the recipient of the 2014 National Magazine Award for feature writing, a Guggenheim fellowship, and a Cullman fellowship at the New York Public Library. He holds a BA from Columbia University, master's degrees from Cambridge and the London School of Economics, and a JD from Yale Law School.

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