Amelia Newcomb is managing editor of The Christian Science Monitor. Prior to that, she served as The Monitor's international news editor, overseeing four staff bureaus and numerous contributors from around the globe. She started her career at The Monitor, serving as a features reporter and editor and as an editor on the National news desk. Newcomb was also a foreign affairs correspondent for Japan's Yomiuri Shimbun in Washington. After rejoining the Monitor in 1995, she held positions as editor of The Monitor's award-winning former education section and its Ideas section, and wrote on a wide variety of education issues. She has also reported periodically from China and Japan. She was a 2008 recipient of an International Report Fellowship for in-depth reporting on Japan, and a 2013 Sulzberger Fellow at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. A graduate of Harvard University in East Asian Studies, she also holds a master's degree in International Relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy.