Warren Hoge is the senior adviser for external relations at the International Peace Institute. Previously, he worked for more than three decades as an editor and foreign correspondent at The New York Times, serving as bureau chief in Rio de Janeiro, London and the United Nations as well as deputy metropolitan editor, foreign editor, editor of The New York Times Magazine, chief newsroom manager and assistant managing editor in charge of the paper's culture, book review, style, travel and sports sections. He also directed the recruitment of writers.
As a foreign correspondent, he reported from more than 80 countries -- covering political turmoil and guerrilla warfare in Central America, the passage of countries from dictatorship to elective government in South America, the politics and culture of Britain and Scandinavia, the peace Before joining The Times, he was the Washington bureau chief and metropolitan editor of The New York Post. He began his reporting career at The Evening Star in Washington.
Hoge graduated from Yale University with a bachelor's degree in English, served in the United States Army and did graduate work in literature and political science at George Washington University.
In the winter of 2008, Terje Rod-Larsen, the president of the International Peace Institute, was talking to me about my becoming the organization’s vice president and director of external relations, and the selling point he chose to show me was a bustling construction site on the top floor of the UN Plaza building in New York, where the institute is based.