Charles Dunst (@charlesdunst) is a freelance journalist, and an incoming M.Sc. candidate in International Relations at the London School of Economics. From September 2018 to May 2019, he was based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and his reporting from the region –– namely on Trump administration deportations to Cambodia and Vietnam –– appeared repeatedly in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and the Los Angeles Times. He discussed this reporting on ABC News and Newsy. He has also written for The Washington Post, The New Republic, the Council on Foreign Relations’s Asia Unbound blog, The American Prospect, World Politics Review, Tablet magazine, and The Hill.
Dunst graduated cum laude with concentration honors in World Politics from Hamilton College in 2018. He also previously completed research for the U.S. Naval War College, and worked in the offices of Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.