Michael Petrou is 2017 recipient of annual R. James Travers Foreign Corresponding Fellowship



Michael Petrou examined the stories of displaced Syrians — with an emphasis on the millions of refugees who remain in the Middle East. He also reported on Canada’s response to the mass forced exodus and efforts to help both refugees and the countries hosting them.

Petrou is a journalist, foreign correspondent, author and historian. He has reported from across Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia. He has won three National Magazine Awards, including for reportage from Haiti and Ukraine, and he has been nominated for six others for stories from Russia, Egypt and Iraq.

Award Announcement

iPolitics article on award to Michael Petrou

Micheal Petrou’s series of articles published by the National Post



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