The Nation’s president from 1998 to 2016, with responsibility for the day to day operations of the magazine, Teresa is a founder of The Nation’s educational travel program. Developed to raise money in support of our journalism, she worked to expand the program from an annual seminar cruise (now in its 20th year) to include trips to a growing list of worldwide destinations, hosting thousands of Nation supporters on memorable journeys curated for progressive travelers. Teresa has personally hosted multiple Nation educational trips to Cuba and led our inaugural trip to Russia in 2016.
Peter Kornbluh is a longtime Nation contributor and serves as the director of the Cuba Documentation Project at George Washington University’s National Security Archive. He is the author of several books on Cuba, including the recently published Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations Between Washington and Havana.
Mouin Rabbani is an independent analyst, commentator and researcher specialising in the contemporary Middle East. He has previously served as Principal Political Affairs Officer with the Office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria, Head of Middle East with Crisis Management Initiative/Martti Ahtisaari Centre, Senior Middle East Analyst and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group. He is Senior Fellow with the Institute for Palestine Studies, Co-Editor of Jadaliyya, Contributing Editor of Middle East Report, Associate Fellow of the European Council on Foreign Relations, and Policy Advisor to Al-Shabaka - The Palestinian Policy Network. A graduate of Tufts University and Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Rabbani has published, presented and commented widely on Middle East.