Chloe Angyal — Public Scholar

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Obermann Center for Advanced Studies
University of Iowa

Chloe Angyal, PhD, is a journalist from Sydney, Australia who lives in Coralville, Iowa. She is a Contributing Editor at and the former Deputy Opinion Editor at HuffPost. Her writing about politics and pop culture has been published in The New York TimesThe Washington PostThe AtlanticThe GuardianNew York magazineReuters, and The New Republic

Angyal  is a Facilitator and Senior Fellowship Leader at The OpEd Project. The OpEd Project is a social venture founded to increase the range of voices and quality of ideas we hear in the world. Its goal is to increase the number of underrepresented voices contributing to key commentary forums—which feed all other media, and drive thought leadership across all industries. Through The OpEd Project, Angyal has taught at Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Cornell, and Emory universities, and in cities across the U.S.

Angyal has a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales and a BA in Sociology from Princeton University. Her academic work focused on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power.