Craig Kafura

Assistant Director, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy


Areas of expertise: Lester Crown Center on US Foreign Policy, Public Opinion

Bio

Craig Kafura is the assistant director for public opinion and foreign policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, a Security Fellow with the Truman National Security Project, and a Pacific Forum Young Leader. At the Council, he coordinates work on public opinion and foreign policy and is a regular contributor to the public opinion and foreign policy blog Running Numbers. His writing has appeared in Foreign Affairs, The National Interest, and The Diplomat, among others. Kafura holds an MA in political science from Columbia University and a BA in political science from Yale University.

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  • Symposium: China's Rise and the US-Japan Alliance

    Ivo H. Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Evan Feigenbaum, Vice President for Studies, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Karl Friedhoff, Fellow, Public Opinion and Asia Policy; Ichiro Fujisaki, President, Nakasone Peace Institute; Former Ambassador of Japan to the United States; Tobias Harris, Fellow for Economy, Trade, and Business, Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA; And other participants

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  • Germany and the US: Toward a New Transatlantic Future

    Elisabeth Braw, Senior Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies; Richard C. Eichenberg, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy; Craig Kafura, Assistant Director, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy

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  • Red and Blue: America and the Millennial Agenda

    Bob Dold, Former Member, US House of Representatives (R-IL10); Craig Kafura, Assistant Director, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy; Robin Kelly, Member, US House of Representatives (D-IL2)

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  • A Critical Juncture: Public Opinion and US-Mexico Relations

    Craig Kafura, Assistant Director, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy; Esteban Guzmán Saucedo, Project Director, Buendía & Laredo; Christopher Wilson, Deputy Director, Mexico Institute, Wilson Center

  • What the Data Tells Us About China

    Karl Friedhoff, Fellow, Public Opinion and Asia Policy; Craig Kafura, Assistant Director, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy; Damien Ma, Fellow and Associate Director, Think Tank, The Paulson Institute; Victor Yuan, Chairman, Dataway Horizon and 2016 Dr. Scholl Foundation Visiting Fellow on US-China Relations

    • Regions: Asia.  
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  • Holding Steady: Public Opinion on Immigration

    Craig Kafura, Assistant Director, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy; Dave Bender, Executive Director, American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois ; Ali Noorani, Executive Director, National Immigration Forum; Juliana Kerr, Director, Global Cities