Lyse Doucet

Lyse Doucet is the BBC’s chief international correspondent. In 2000 she covered the war between Israel and Hezbolla, the war in Iraq and the war in Afghanistan for BBC. She was also in Pakistan for the earthquake in 2005. The Sanford St. Marin Trustee’s Award was given to her in 2015 for her work in raising the profile of religion in the media. She has a master’s degree in International Relations from the University of Toronto and a BA from Queen’s University.

Doucet was the 2015 Dalton Camp Lecture, and juxtaposed Longfellow’s poem Evangeline and today’s refugee crisis. She analyzed how people’s stories give special meaning to complicated issues.

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