Alexandra Starr is an Emerson Fellow at the New America Foundation and a fellow at National Public Radio (NPR). Starr writes articles and produces radio stories about immigration, politics, Latin America, and Europe. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Slate.com, The New Republic, and The American Scholar. She was formerly a political correspondent at Businessweek, where she covered the 2004 presidential election. Starr has been a fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University Law School; a Milena Jesenska fellow in Vienna, Austria; a Japan Society Fellow in Tokyo, Japan; and an Organization of American States fellow in Caracas, Venezuela.