Stephanie Hanson is associate director and coordinating editor at, the website of the Council on Foreign Relations. She manages the editorial production of the website and covers economic and political development in Africa and Latin America. She has written on combating piracy off the coast of Somalia, China’s role in Africa, and Mexico’s drug war. In 2008, she won a News and Documentary Emmy for Crisis Guide: Darfur, an interactive media guide that explores the history and context of the crisis in the Darfur region of Sudan. Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Bookforum, San Francisco Chronicle, Newsday, and on the websites of the New York Times, Newsweek, and the Washington Post.