Nikolas Kozloff is a New York-based author and writer. Recently, he has been writing prolifically about the deterioration in East-West relations, Vladimir Putin and political crisis in Ukraine. Kozloff speaks some rudimentary Russian and recently concluded a research trip to Kiev, Ukraine.
A former academic, Kozloff received his doctorate in Latin American history from Oxford University. The author of Hugo Chavez: Oil, Politics and the Challenge to the U.S., and
Revolution! South America and the Rise of the New Left, he also writes for such venues as al-Jazeera.
Kozloff has provided political analysis for CNN, PBS' Charlie Rose show, the BBC and National Public Radio, and even put in a guest appearance on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Few have written as extensively as Kozloff about Latin America and the wider region, with nearly 300 articles and counting. For years, he has been reporting on Venezuela. He has also covered rising star Brazil and publishes frequent columns about U.S. foreign policy in Latin America.
In addition, Kozloff is the author of No Rain in the Amazon: How South America's Climate Change Affects the Entire Planet, and frequently writes articles about the environment and climate change.
Furthermore, Kozloff has been a regular commentator on progressive social and political movements and his archive of interviews may be seen here.
Kozloff is the author of the satiric novel, Post Academic Stress Disorder. The New York Times calls the book a "wry novel about the anarchists, spiritualists, health nuts, pet lovers, and pie-throwers of the East Village."
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