Kimberly Dozier


Kimberly Dozier is a CNN Global Affairs Analyst. At the time she received her grant, she was a contributor to The Daily Beast and TIME magazine. Dozier covered intelligence and national security for The Associated Press and from 2010 to 2014, after 17 years as an award-winning CBS News foreign and national security correspondent.

She also held the 2014-2015 Bradley Chair at the U.S. Army War College, Penn State Law, and Dickinson. Dozier and her CBS News team were hit by a car bombing in Iraq in 2006. 

Her memoir Breathing the Fire: Fighting to Survive and Get Back to the Fight, recounts the loss of Army Capt. James Alex Funkhouser and his translator "Sam," together with CBS cameraman Paul Douglas and soundman James Brolan, when the bomb tore through the army foot patrol they were following, and Dozier's fight to recover and return to her job overseas.

Born in Hawaii, Dozier graduated from Wellesley College, and earned a Masters of Foreign Affairs at the University of Virginia. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is a recipient of the Peabody Award, several Edward R. Murrow Awards, and she was the first woman journalist recognized by the National Medal of Honor Society for her coverage of Iraq.

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