|Yoram S. Wurmser has worked, taught, and written on issues in the international political economy for the past decade. He was a researcher for the Smithsonian Institution, where he provided political and corporate information on Kenya as background for the establishment of a new wildlife refuge near Mt. Kenya. Later, based in Prague for a consortium of governments and private firms, he wrote a report on the telecommunications sector in Eastern Europe. As a consultant for the Center on International Cooperation at New York University, he estimated the size of the international public sector. Most recently, Yoram helped establish a new NGO that selects economic projects in developing countries that create win-win situations for investors, labor, and the environment.
Yoram has taught international relations theory at Columbia University. He holds a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia, a Masters of International Affairs from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs, and a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University. He speaks proficient French and some Italian, German, and Czech. A dual citizen, he holds both Swiss and American citizenships and lives in New York City with his wife and two daughters.