Michael Z. Wise writes about architecture, culture and foreign affairs. He is the author of Capital Dilemma: Germany's Search for a
New Architecture of Democracy (Princeton Architectural Press) and a contributing editor at
Travel + Leisure magazine.
His writing has appeared in many publications
including The Atlantic Monthly, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The New Republic,
and ARTnews. He has worked as a foreign correspondent in Vienna, Prague, and London, reporting for Reuters and
The Washington Post.
Now an independent journalist based in New York, Wise held a research fellowship at the National Arts Journalism
Program at Columbia University where he conceived and organized "Arts & Minds: A Conference on Cultural
Diplomacy amid Global Tensions."