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Bruce Shapiro

Executive Director

Bruce Shapiro is Executive Director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, a project of Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism encouraging innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide. An award-winning reporter on human rights, criminal justice and politics, Shapiro is a contributing editor at The Nation and U.S. correspondent for Late Night Live on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s Radio National. He is also Senior Executive Director for Professional Programs at Columbia Journalism School.  His books include Shaking the Foundations: 200 Years of Investigative Journalism in America and Legal Lynching: The Death Penalty and America's Future. He is recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Public Advocacy Award for "outstanding and fundamental contributions to the social understanding of trauma."

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Rania Abouzeid

2013
Rania Abouzeid is a freelance journalist who has chronicled the Syrian uprising since it began in 2011. Prior to that, she covered the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, and has reported on wars, assassinations and popular movements across the Middle East and Pakistan for the past 14 years. Her work has been published in TIME Magazine, The New Yorker, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Policy and a host of other outlets. Abouzeid has also appeared as a commentator on PBS, Al-Jazeera, BBC, CBS, CBC and other networks.
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Lindsay Adams

SABER-ECD - The World Bank
Education Specialist

Lindsay Adams is a consultant specializing in early childhood development at the World Bank. Based in Washington D.C., Adams provides technical support and disseminates best practices on ECD to regional teams across the Bank, and has authored numerous SABER-ECD (Systems Assessment for Better Education Results—Early Childhood Development) country reports. She has worked with Results for Development Institute to conduct research and policy analysis for the Global Partnership for Education and the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity. She has also worked with Save the Children on ECD research and advocacy.

Prior to focusing on ECD, Adams worked with foundations to promote social development and human rights in the Middle East. She holds a B.A. in Politics from Princeton University, an M.A. in Near Eastern Studies from New York University, and an Ed.M. in International Education Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Ali Adeeb al Naemi

Former News Editor, New York Times Baghdad bureau

Ali Adeeb al Naemi is an Iraqi journalist who was a news editor for the New York Times Baghdad bureau from 2004 to 2007. He left Baghdad and came to Michigan as a Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow in 2007. He finished his MA in journalism at NYU in 2010 and works now as an adjunct professor at the Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at NYU teaching media and Arabic language.


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Ali Adeeb al Naemi

Former News Editor, New York Times Baghdad bureau

Ali Adeeb al Naemi is an Iraqi journalist and a former news editor at the New York Times Baghdad bureau.

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Reza Afshari

Reza Afshari is a professor of history and human rights at Pace University. He specializes in the historiography of human rights, focusing on the Middle East.

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Elizabeth Aguilera

2011

Elizabeth Aguilera is a reporter at the San Diego Union-Tribune where she covers immigration and demographics and also writes about the economy and its impact on families.

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Margarita Akhvlediani

2007

Margarita Akhvlediani worked as a reporter, editor and producer at a Georgian newspapers and radio stations through the civil wars and social breakdown of the early 1990s. She helped found the pioneering Caucasian news agency Black Sea Press and was Georgia correspondent for the legendary Russian radio station Ekho Mosky.

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Laila Al-Arian

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Laila Al-Arian is a Washington DC-based journalist and senior producer for Fault Lines, an award-winning current affairs program on Al Jazeera English. She has produced documentaries on subjects ranging from the impact of the heroin epidemic on children in Ohio to the devastating effect of the Trump administration's travel ban on two families in the Middle East, and an investigation into conditions inside factories in Bangladesh that produce goods for Walmart and Old Navy. She has been honored with a Peabody Award, Robert F Kennedy Award in journalism, National Headliner Award, and has been nominated for three News and Documentary Emmys. Her reporting has been picked up by the Rachel Maddow Show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver and the Huffington Post, among others.

Prior to joining Fault Lines, Al-Arian worked as a news producer for Al Jazeera English, covering everything from Guantanamo Bay’s youngest detainee to the re-settlement of Iraqi refugees in the US. She received a BA in English literature from Georgetown University and an M.S. from Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Salon, The Independent, and other publications. She is co-author of the book Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians.

Erin Alberty

Erin Alberty is a reporter for The Salt Lake Tribune where she has covered public safety and outdoor recreation for 10 years. Previously she worked for The Saginaw News and The Houghton Daily Mining Gazette in Michigan, and The Ottumwa Courier in her hometown of Ottumwa, Iowa. Her work has received national awards from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, as well as state and regional reporting awards in Utah and Michigan.

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Yamiche Alcindor

Yamiche Alcindor is a USA TODAY national breaking news reporter and a documentary filmmaker based in New York City. She splits her time covering quickly developing incidents and stories about the social issues affecting the United States. She’s traveled across the country to cover stories including the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Boston Marathon bombing, the death of Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla. as well as protests in both Ferguson, Mo. and Baltimore, Md. She also spends time writing and producing videos about societal concerns such as wrongful convictions, human trafficking, gun violence and poverty. She has been a frequent guest on MSNBC and has also explained her reporting on PBS, C-SPAN, NPR and a variety of local television stations across the nation. She earned a bachelor's degree in Government and English at Georgetown University and a master's degree in broadcast news and documentary filmmaking at New York University.

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Stan Alcorn

Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting
Reporter and Producer

Stan Alcorn is a reporter and producer for Reveal. He previously was a reporter for Marketplace, covering business and economic news – from debit card fees levied on the formerly incarcerated to the economic impact of Beyoncé's hair. He also has helped launch new shows at Marketplace and Slate, researched books by journalists at Time and CNBC, and reported for outlets including FiveThirtyEight, High Country News, Narratively, Digg, WNYC and NPR.

Kael Alford

Kael Alford, is a documentary photographer, writer and educator whose work has been published in international magazines. Her work is featured in the book Unembedded: Four Independent Photojournalists on the War in Iraq. During her Nieman fellowship at Harvard University in 2009-2010, Alford made her first short film, "After the Storm." An essay about her current project appears in the Spring 2010 issue of The Nieman Reports. Alford teaches at Southern Methodist Univesrity in Dallas and is represented by Panos Pictures in London.

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Hassan Ali

Hassan S. Ali, 23, is the founder of Tame The Bear, a comedic blogazine and video website aimed at satirizing the current financial crisis. As an alum of the University of Chicago, where he was news editor of the Chicago Maroon student newspaper, he had close ties to the journalism community at NIU.

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Leon Alligood

Leon Alligood is a state news reporter for The Tennessean, a position he has held since the Nashville Banner, the afternoon newspaper, ceased publication in 1998. He worked there for 11 ½ years. Prior to his arrival in Nashville, he began his career with stints at two weekly newspapers.

Assignments have taken him as far away as Afghanistan and Iraq, but usually he is found covering the small towns of Middle Tennessee. Over the years his writing has won numerous state, regional and national honors. He is a Georgia native and a graduate of the University of Georgia. He is married and his wife, Bertie, is an 8th grade teacher and they have two grown sons, Arthur and Shep, and a dog named U.G. Lee.

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Jay Allison

Jay Allison is an independent journalist and leader in public broadcasting. He produces The Moth Radio Hour and has created hundreds of documentary programs and series. Over the past 35 years, he has been a frequent contributor to NPR news programs and This American Life, and is a six-time Peabody Award winner. He hosted and produced This I Believe on NPR and co-edited the best-selling companion books. With The Kitchen Sisters, Allison co-produced and curated the series Lost & Found SoundThe Sonic Memorial Project, and Hidden Kitchens

Through his non-profit organization – Atlantic Public Media in Woods Hole, Massachusetts – he co-founded the acclaimed website Transom.org, which helps people tell their own stories, and the Public Radio Exchange (PRX.org), which helps get those stories to listeners. He also founded WCAI, the public radio service for Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, and Cape Cod, where Allison lives with his family.

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Erika Almiron

Erika Almiron is Executive Director of Juntos, a Latino immigrant-led community organization working for human rights. Almiron was born in South Philadelphia to immigrant parents from Paraguay and has spent almost two decades working in the Latino community. In her youth she served as president of various Latino leadership organizations in her high school in Norristown and at Penn State University. She went on to work with Latino communities in Philadelphia and surrounding counties on issues ranging from women’s health, gentrification, prison reform, and poverty. Several years ago she helped start the Media Mobilizing Project while working at the American Friends Service Committee with the Mexico/US border program on the issue of living and working conditions for maquiladora workers. Prior to joining Juntos as Executive Director, Almiron was the assistant director of the Philadelphia Student Union working with young people on leadership development and education reform. In her spare time she is a freelance photographer and her pictures have been published and exhibited over the last several years in Philadelphia and beyond. She has documented prison conditions in South America, mountain top removal in West Virginia, homelessness in Harlem, and most recently she received the prestigious Leeway Foundation Award to document agricultural reform and land distribution in Brazil and Paraguay.

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Maria T. Alvarez

2002

Maria T. Alvarez writes for Newsday. As a general assignment and beat reporter for the New York Post, she covered the Elian Gonzalez news story, the murder trial of Kennedy family nephew Michael Skakel and Ground Zero on and after September 11. She is a former reporter for the Hartford Courant and Boston Globe.

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Donna Alvis-Banks

2007

Donna Alvis-Banks is a features reporter at the Roanoke (Va.) Times. Raised in Christiansburg, Va., she worked as a classroom teacher at Blacksburg High School before joining the Roanoke Times in 1988. As a features writer and news reporter she has won a Landmark Award and Virginia Press Association Award.

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Robert Anda, M.D.

Senior Researcher of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology

Robert Anda is a Senior Researcher in Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is the principal investigator with the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study, which examines the health and social effects of adverse childhood experiences over the lifespan.

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Roseanna Ander

Roseanna Ander, MPH, is the founding Executive Director of the University of Chicago Crime Lab and the University of Chicago Urban Education Lab.  The University of Chicago Crime Lab and Urban Education Lab each works to help develop, implement and evaluate promising social policy interventions in a way that generates objective outcome data about what works and why. It is based in part on the success of MIT’s “Poverty Action Lab” which has quickly become a world leader in applying similarly rigorous research methods to understanding how to address poverty and other social problems in the developing world. In January 2010, Ander was appointed to the International Association of Chiefs of Police Research Advisory Committee and to the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission. In March 2011, she was named co-chair of Chicago Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel’s Public Safety Transition Committee.

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Jenny Anderson

Jenny Anderson has been a journalist for more than 20 years, including four years at Institutional Investor magazine, and 10 years at the New York Times. In 2008 she won a Gerald Loeb award for her coverage of Merrill Lynch leading up to the financial crisis. After more than a decade covering Wall Street, she moved to cover schools and learning at the New York Times. She wrote a book about marriage and behavioral economics called It's Not You, It's the Dishes which won a Books for a Better Life award in 2011. In 2015 she left the Times to join Quartz, creating two "obsessions": the Science of Learning and the Art of Parenting, later adding early childhood development and the future of schools. She is a frequent speaker, moderating or speaking on panels at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Brookings Institution and for Teach for All, among others. She lives in London with her husband and two daughters. 

Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson graduated from Drexel University’s Film and Video program in 2010.  In 2011 he began working as an editor and producer for philly.com’s video department, where he produces, shoots, and edits much of the original video content for the website. Outside of philly.com he has directed and produced a few music videos.

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Jon Lee Anderson

New Yorker
Staff Writer

Jon Lee Anderson has been a staff writer for the The New Yorker since 1998. He has covered numerous conflicts for the magazine, including those in Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Angola, Somalia, Sudan, Mali, and Liberia. He has also reported frequently from Latin America and the Caribbean, writing about Rio de Janeiro’s gangs, the Panama Canal, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, and a Caracas slum, among other subjects, and has written Profiles of Augusto Pinochet, Fidel Castro, Hugo Chávez, and Gabriel García Márquez.

Laurie Anne Pearlman, Ph.D.

Co-Director, Traumatic Stress Institute

Laurie Pearlman is a clinical psychologist who has worked with survivors of a wide range of traumatic experiences. She has published and presented widely on psychological trauma, healing, and vicarious traumatization. 

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Al Anstey

Al Anstey is the managing director of Al Jazeera English (AJE), the international news and current affairs channel that broadcasts to over 260 million households in more than 130 countries around the world. Al is responsible for leading the channel into its next stage of evolution, and oversees its day-to-day operations across its international bureau and programming. Under his leadership, the channel has picked up numerous awards and accolades including RTS News Channel of the Year, a Peabody, a DuPont and the Columbia Journalism Award. Prior to joining Al Jazeera in 2005, Al was as head of foreign news at ITN in the UK, after many years as their senior foreign editor. He also ran ITN's American operations for two years after 9/11. Al started his career as a producer at CBS News, and then moved to the start-up of Reuters GMTV as a reporter and news editor. He then joined Associated Press Television News (APTN) as senior producer for South Asia based in New Delhi, and then Sydney, before taking on the position of Asia editor with responsibility for APTN's bureaus and coverage across Asia.

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Melanie Anstey

Melanie Anstey is married to a high profile foreign correspondent. She is a freelance documentary maker, and now works for the Rory Peck Trust in London.

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Jose Antonio Vargas

Jose Antonio Vargas is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, filmmaker, and the founder of Define American, a campaign that seeks to elevate the conversation around immigration.

In June 2011, the New York Times Magazine published a groundbreaking essay he wrote in which he revealed and chronicled his life in America as an undocumented immigrant, stunning media and political circles and attracting worldwide coverage. A year later, he appeared on the cover of TIME magazine internationally with fellow undocumented immigrants as part of a follow-up cover story. Since then, he has testified at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on immigration reform, and written and directed Documented, a documentary film on his undocumented experience. It world premiered in June 2013 as the centerpiece of the AFIDOCS film festival in Washington, D.C.

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Matt Apuzzo

Matt Apuzzo is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The New York Times based in Washington. He has covered law enforcement and security matters for more than a decade and is the co-author of the book "Enemies Within." A graduate of Colby College, he joined The New York Times in 2014 after 11 years with The Associated Press. He teaches journalism at Georgetown University and once successfully argued a motion from the audience in federal court.

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Ana Arana

Ana Arana is an investigative journalist with extensive international experience. A former U.S. foreign correspondent, she is currently based in Mexico City where she is director of Fundacion MEPI, an investigative journalist project that promotes binational and regional investigative projects.

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Alberto Arce

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Alberto Arce is the editor of The New York Times en Español and a freelance journalist based in Mexico City. Prior to joining The New York Times, he was the Mexico Correspondent for The Associated Press. Before that, he was AP’s Honduras Correspondent, where he also covered El Salvador. Since 2004, Arce has covered conflicts in Lebanon, Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine as a freelance cameraman and writer for Spanish and international media. He has also written investigative narratives for Guatemala’s Plaza Pública. Arce has been recognized with the 2009 Anna Lindh Award for his coverage of Cast Lead Operation from the Gaza Strip, a 2012 Rory Peck Award for his coverage of the battle of Misrata in Libya, and a 2013 Overseas Press Club Award for his work in Central America.

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Maria Arce

2012

María Arce is the editorial coordinator of Clarin.com, the biggest news site in Latin America. Prior to joining Clarin.com in 2008, Arce worked as a producer at Canal 13, Clarin Global, Press TV and the EFE News Agency. In 2009 Arce won the CEMEX-FNPI Prize awarded by the New Journalism Foundation Iberoamericano established by Gabriel Garcia Marquez for her reporting on Obama’s Presidential campaign in 2008. In 2010 she won the King of Spain Prize for the same assignment. She has taught journalism at the University of San Andres and guest lectured at other universities in Argentina and Brazil. She lives in Argentina.

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Jose Arreola

Jose Arreola is the outreach and organizing manager at Educators for Fair Consideration in Oakland, CA. He was born in Durango, Mexico and came to the United States when he was four years old. With the unconditional love and support of his family and the guidance of many mentors, Arreola went on to study Political Science, History and Ethnic Studies at Santa Clara University, where he received a full scholarship. During his college career, Arreola was an outspoken leader on campus around issues of racism, inequality, and oppression. His work culminated in him becoming Executive Director of the Multicultural Center of Santa Clara University. Upon graduation, he was trained as a community organizer for racial and economic justice by the Center for Third World Organizing in Oakland, CA. As an undocumented immigrant himself, he utilizes his experiences to help empower and support other undocumented immigrants across the country.

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Malcolm L. Astley, Ed.D.

Educator, Father of Lauren Astley

Malcolm Astley is a former principal and town school committee member in Wayland, Massachusetts, and the father of Lauren Astley who in July 2011 was murdered by her former boyfriend.

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Dart Award Photographers

For more than a decade, the Dart Center has honored teams of journalists whose reporting of violence and disaster goes beyond the ordinary with the Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. Dart Media curator Donna DeCesare with Jose Castillo selected a few exemplary images by a few exemplary photographers from this extraordinary group.

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Zenobia Azeem

Zenobia Azeem is a Web Assistant at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and currently an MPA candidate at Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. She previously worked in the field of international election observation in Lebanon, Sudan, South Sudan, and Egypt. Prior to starting at Columbia, she spent time freelancing in Egypt and studying Arabic.

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Solange Azevedo

2010

Solange Azevedo has been a journalist for Brazilian magazines for eleven years and has worked on more than 30 cover stories. She has been recognized with awards from many news organizations and was named a winner of the 2009 Human Rights and Service to the Community Award by the Inter American Press Association.

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Klas Backholm

Country Contact, Finnish Network

Klas Backholm is a journalism and trauma researcher at the Developmental Psychology Department at Åbo Akademi University in Vaasa, Finland, where he specialises in the psychology of crisis situations. Since the beginning of 2008, Backholm has been involved in creating a Dart network in Finland. Klas is currenlty involved in research projects focusing on risk factors for psychological impairment in journalists working with mass shootings, and on journalists' usage of social media platforms during crisis-related work assignments. He wrote his doctoral thesis on the psychological well-being of journalists after crisis-related work. Prior to become a lecturer, Klas worked as a news journalist at the Finnish Broadcasting Company.

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Isaac Bailey

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Isaac Bailey is a freelance journalist whose work has been published by Esquire Magazine, Politico, CNN.com, Longreads and Nieman Reports, as well as several dozen newspapers and online publications throughout the United States. He was a 2014 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Bailey has written about issues ranging from real estate and politics to criminal justice and left-lane driving. He has won numerous writing awards, including the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism and others from the South Carolina Press Association, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, the National Association of Black Journalists and the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors. His first book, “Proud. Black. Southern. (But I Still Don’t Eat Watermelon in Front of White People)”, was released in 2009. Bailey’s second book will be published by Other Press in the fall of 2017.

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Gerald Baldasty, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Communication, University of Washington

Gerald Baldasty is the Chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Washington. His research focuses on media history; race, class and gender; economic aspects of media; media organizations; and media and politics. Baldasty’s publications include E.W. Scripps and the Business of Newspapers, (1999); The Commercialization of News in the Nineteenth Century, (1992) Vigilante Newspapers: A Tale of Sex, Religion, and Murder in the Northwest, (2005), and he is a senior editor for Journalism History.

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Cecilia Ballí

2010

Cecilia Ballí is a contributor to Texas Monthly and Harper’s magazines. A native of Brownsville, Texas, she has researched and written about the U.S.-Mexico border for many years. Her personal essays have appeared in various anthologies, including “Puro Border” (Cinco Puntos Press), “Colonize This!” (Seal Press), “Border-line Personalities” (Rayo/Harpercollins), “Rio Grande” (UT Press), and “Hecho en Tejas” (UNM Press). 

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Christoph Bangert

Christoph Bangert has worked in Palestine, Japan, Darfur, Afghanistan, Indonesia, Pakistan, the US, Lebanon, Nigeria, Zimbabwe and Iraq, where he spent about nine months in 2005 and 2006 on assignment for The New York Times. His work from Iraq is collected in his book "Iraq: The Space Between."

His pictures have been published in leading international publications and he regularly photographs on assignment for The New York Times, Stern Magazine and Neue Zürcher Zeitung. 

Bangert won awards from World Press Photo, POYi and others and participated in the Joop Swart Masterclass. After completing a 14 month long overland journey with his Land Rover across Africa he published a book called "Africa Overland" with National Geographic Germany in 2013.

Currently he is working on a long term project about the Fukushima nuclear disaster. His new book "War Porn" was released in May 2014.

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Chris Bannon

Chris Bannon is the program director for WNYC AM and FM, as well as for New Jersey Public Radio. Since 2006, he has also managed a portfolio of award-winning local and national programs, including the Brian Lehrer Show, the Leonard Lopate Show, Soundcheck, Freakonomics Radio and Studio 360.

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Mike Baños

2009

Rene Michael "Mike" Baños has been covering news events in the southern Philippine cities of Zamboanga and Cagayan de Oro for over twenty years. He has been involved in print, broadcast and now Internet media.

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Ann Louise Bardach

Ann Louise Bardach is an award-winning author and journalist who has covered a wide range of political and cultural issues - from crime reporting to elections to matters of faith and belief to the nature of celebrity. She has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal’s Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Slate, The New Republic, Newsweek/The Daily Beast as Writer-at-Large and Vanity Fair, where she was a reporter for a decade.

Anne Barnard

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Anne Barnard is Beirut Bureau Chief for The New York Times, where she has covered the Syrian crisis and its impact on individuals and communities since 2013. Prior to this post, Barnard was a reporter on the Times Metro Desk where she primarily covered New York City. During that time she did several foreign stints in Russia, Libya, Lebanon and Haiti. Before joining the Times in 2007, Barnard was The Boston Globe’s Middle East Bureau Chief from 2005 to 2007, and their Iraq Bureau Chief from 2003 to 2005.

Barnard has also worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer and The Moscow Times. She has won several awards for her journalism including Columbia’s Meyer Berger Award for in-depth reporting on ordinary lives, and the New York Press Club’s Heart of New York Award.

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Neil Barsky

Creator & Executive Producer

Neil Barsky is the chairman and founder of the Marshall Project, a non-profit journalism enterprise that covers the American system of criminal justice with the goal of sparking a national conversation about reform. He has enjoyed a varied career in the fields of journalism, finance and film. He has been an award-winning newspaper reporter, working for the New York Daily News and the Wall Street Journal. Later, he embarked on a career in finance, and served as an equity research analyst in the areas of real estate, casinos and hotels for Morgan Stanley. Neil next went on to build two hedge fund businesses, Midtown Capital and Alson Capital Partners. He retired from the money management business in 2009. Neil directed and also produced the critically-acclaimed documentary film KOCH, which aired nationally on PBS's POV series. He also recently taught economics at Oberlin College. Neil is a graduate of Oberlin College and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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John Barth

John Barth is Managing Director of the Public Radio Exchange (PRX.org), an online distributor and archive of radio programs and audio that serves public radio networks, stations, producers, podcasts, satellite radio and commercial digital companies.

Barth was the founding producer of the public radio business program Marketplace. From there he went on to run all of AOL's news operations and business, and later was in charge of original content for the premium spoken word site Audible.com. He was the Editorial Director of the 2003 Public Radio Collaboration project, “Whose Democracy Is It?” and forged collaborations with NPR, the BBC, Microsoft, PBS and Alibris.com.

Barth has been a reporter, producer and news director at public radio stations in Missouri, Minnesota and Philadelphia. His radio work has been heard on NPR's various programs. In addition, he was an adjunct professor at George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs where he also serves on its advisory council, and has been a judge for the Third Coast Audio Festival and Dart Awards, and has served on the board of the Public Radio Program Directors and has advised many funding evaluation panels for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Gina Barton

2000

Gina Barton covers federal court, federal agencies and legal issues for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She also has worked at the Indianapolis Star, the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune and the Huntington (WV) Herald Dispatch.

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KPM Basheer

2012

KPM Basheer (Mohammed Basheer) has been writing on development and environmental issues, human rights, social conflicts and mental health for The Hindu, a major English-language daily in India, for two decades. His home state of Kerala has had one of the highest suicide rates in Asia. Basheer reported extensively on ‘family suicide’ whereby entire families ended their lives, mainly due to economic distress, and ‘farmer suicide’ caused by indebtedness and the sharp fall in the prices of agricultural products. He has also reported on the poor conditions of psychiatric care homes and mental health rehabilitation centers in Kerala. Basheer has won the Sarojini Naidu national award for excellence in journalism, Asian Rice Journalist Award, Panos South Asia Fellowship, and the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship of the US Government. He is currently a Special Correspondent with The Hindu and is based at Kochi, Kerala.

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Moni Basu

2007

Moni Basu is a national and international reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She has covered the Iraq war and spent five months embedded with a Georgia Army National Guard brigade.

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Heda Bayron

2009

Heda Bayron has worked in Asia for more than a decade as a print and broadcast reporter, editor and journalism lecturer. She grew up in the conflict-ridden island of Mindanao, in the southern Philippines.

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Darius Bazargan

2004

Darius Bazargan is a BBC producer based in the Northeastern United Kingdom. Bazargan has covered a wide range of stories, including the Genoa G-8 riots, arms smuggling, currency fraud, and gay weddings in South Africa.

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Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon is the author of the national bestseller "Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy." She is a senior editor at Slate, a contributing writer at the New York Times Magazine, and the Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law at Yale Law School. She is also a frequent guest on the Colbert Report. Before joining Slate, Bazelon was a Soros media fellow. She worked as an editor and writer at Legal Affairs magazine and as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit. Bazelon is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.

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Grace Beahm

Grace Beahm is a photojournalist for The Post and Courier. She was named Photojournalist of the Year in 2013 by the South Carolina Press Association and served as president of the South Carolina News Photographers Association for several years. A native of Maryland, she worked for a group of community newspapers in the Washington, DC area before joining the staff of The Post and Courier in 2001. She is also a graduate of Ohio University's School of Visual Communication.

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Randal Beam

2010

Randal Beam is an associate professor at the University of Washington Department of Communication. He teaches courses on journalism and the mass media and is a co-author of “The American Journalist in the 21st Century: U.S. News People at the Dawn of a New Millennium.”

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Shelagh Beckett

Shelagh Beckett gained extensive experience as a practitioner and manager specialising in children’s services, adoption and fostering. She works independently providing consultancy to local authorities, the third sector and the media. Beckett is regularly appointed as an expert witness and also lectures on specialist post graduate and post qualifying child care courses. She has been series consultant to many documentary programmes featuring social work, child protection, fostering and adoption – including various award-winning BBC series.

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Emily Bell

Emily Bell is Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism based at Columbia Journalism School.

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Emily Bell

Emily Bell is Professor of Professional Practice and Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School.

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Helen Benedict

Professor, Columbia Journalism School

Helen Benedict, a professor of journalism at Columbia University, is the author of "The Lonely Soldier: The Private War of Women Serving in Iraq." 

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Robert Benincasa

Robert Benincasa is a producer for National Public Radio in Washington, DC. He works mainly on web and radio stories that involve data analysis and multimedia data presentations.

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Jessica Benko

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Jessica Benko is an independent print and radio journalist. Her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Wired, This American Life, and elsewhere. Formerly a producer for WNYC's Radiolab and science editor for WNYC's Studio 360, she often pursues stories where the practice of science aims to address human suffering, in areas of medicine, psychology, poverty, public health, or appropriate technology. Her recent reporting topics include humane prison reform, epidemic prevention in the aftermath of Ebola, and the impact of extremist violence in East and West Africa.

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Rafael J. Bentacourt

Havanada Consulting
Urban Economist

Rafael J. Bentacourt an urban economist with over 25 years experience in international development, urban economics and planning, business administration and consulting. He is a partner in Havanada Consulting, a progressive consulting firm, which focuses on non-profit sustainable development projects and social enterprise initiatives in Cuba and the Caribbean Basin. He is Senior Associate of the Canadian Urban Institute (CUI) and a research consultant for the Canadian Embassy in Cuba.

Amanda Bergson-Shilcock

Amanda Bergson-Shilcock currently serves as the director of outreach and program evaluation at the nonprofit Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians, where she coordinates data collection and analysis. Ms. Bergson-Shilcock is also a member of the International Visitors Council. Previously, she worked at the nonprofit OMG Center for Collaborative Learning, where her duties included grants management for the Pew Fund for Health and Human Services in Philadelphia. She was educated at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied American Civilization with an emphasis on minority populations.

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Sam Berkhead

Sam Berkhead is IJNet’s English and engagement editor, overseeing IJNet's English content and social media accounts. Originally from Western New York, she graduated from St. Bonaventure University with a degree in journalism and mass communication.

Nina Berman

Nina Berman is a documentary photographer, author of Purple Hearts - Back from Iraq and Homeland, member of the NOOR photo collective, and an associate professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her photos and videos have been exhibited at more than 100 international venues including the Whitney Museum.

 

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Emily Bernard

Emily Bernard is the author of “Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White.” Her other books include “Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten” (2001), which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. “Some of My Best Friends: Writers on Interracial Friendship” (2004) was chosen by the New York Public Library as a Book for the Teen Age. “Michelle Obama: The First Lady in Photographs” (2009), a book she co-authored with Deborah Willis, received a 2010 NAACP Image Award.

Jennifer Berry Hawes

Jennifer Berry Hawes is a feature writer for The Post and Courier who covers faith and values with a special interest in social issues. She has won numerous awards for her writing, including being named South Carolina Journalist of the Year and the Religion Newswriters Association's Cornell Reporter of the Year award, given to the top religion writer at mid-size newspapers. A journalist for two decades, she also is the mother of two.

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Theresa S. Betancourt

Theresa S. BetancourtScD, is the Salem Professor in Global Practice at the Boston College School of Social Work and Director of the Research Program on Children and Adversity (RPCA). Her central research interests include the developmental and psychosocial consequences of concentrated adversity on children, youth and families; resilience and protective processes in child and adolescent mental health and child development; refugee families; and applied cross-cultural mental health research. She is Principal Investigator of an intergenerational study of war/prospective longitudinal study of war-affected youth in Sierra Leone (LSWAY). This research led to the development of a group mental health intervention for war-affected youth that demonstrated effectiveness for improving emotion regulation, daily functioning and school functioning in war-affected youth. This intervention, the Youth Readiness Intervention (YRI), is now at the core of a scale-up study within youth employment programs now underway in collaboration with the World Bank and Government of Sierra Leone as a part of the NIMH-funded Mental Health Services and Implementation Science Research Hub called Youth FORWARD.

Brittany Birkett

Brittany Birkett, a senior at University of Washington, works with Dart Center West as an undergraduate intern.

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Kate Black

Associate Director

Kate Black is associate director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, encouraging innovative reporting on violence, conflict and tragedy worldwide from the Center’s headquarters at Columbia University in New York City. She oversees all of the Dart Center’s programs and activities in North America, including the Dart Awards for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma, the Ochberg Fellowships, the Dart Academic Fellowships, as well as national and regional specialized reporting workshops, public events and partnerships. For seven years prior to joining the Dart Center, Kate was a program officer at the Open Society Foundations where she directed the Soros Justice Fellowships and founded and directed the Katrina Media Fellowships, each $1 million grantmaking programs.

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​Maureen Black

University of Maryland School of Medicine
John A. Scholl, M.D. and Mary Louise Scholl, M.D. Professor in Pediatrics

Maureen Black is the John A. Scholl, M.D. and Mary Louise Scholl, M.D. Endowed Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and founder/director of the Growth and Nutrition Clinic, a multidisciplinary clinic that provides services to Maryland children with poor growth and feeding problems. She is an adjunct professor in the Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Department of Psychology at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Black is a pediatric psychologist who specializes in intervention research related to children’s nutrition, health, and development conducted in low-income communities in Baltimore and in developing countries.

Black is chief of the University of Maryland’s Division of Growth and Nutrition.  She has a long-standing interest in child development, beginning with a fellowship in developmental disabilities at the Neuropsychiatric Institute at UCLA. She is a principal investigator for Children’s HealthWatch, a multi-site initiative among Growth and Nutrition Clinics in seven cities that monitors the wellbeing of young children in low-income communities. She has successfully attracted federal funding from NIH, USDA, and several national foundations to conduct intervention trials to promote growth and development among undernourished children, to build parenting skills among adolescent mothers, to follow children who have been prenatally exposed to drugs, and to prevent obesity among toddlers and adolescence.

Black has been president of two divisions of the American Psychological Association, chair of the Maryland WIC Advisory Committee, chair of the Child Health Foundation, a founding member of the Global Child Development Group, and has served on committees for several professional societies, UNICEF, WHO, and the Institute of Medicine. She has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Penn State University, an M.A. from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in psychology from Emory University in Atlanta.

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Scott Blanchard

2013

Scott Blanchard is the Sunday editor at the York Daily Record (York, PA), which he joined in 2001. He has edited stories about the 30-year old York riots murder investigations, parents who discovered the military’s mistakes had led to the death of their son, and a teenager who survived a machete attack in her kindergarten classroom. He helped edit a short documentary film about the psychological impact on first responders of the beating death of a 2-year-old girl. In 2012, Blanchard edited a story about the lasting trauma caused by a school shooting nine years earlier, which received a 2013 Dart Award Honorable Mention. He also received an Honorable Mention for the Ochberg Society’s Mimi Award for Editors.

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Karina Bland

Karina Bland is a reporter with The Arizona Republic for 22 years, covering everything from the police beat and city politics to child welfare and family issues, Karina Bland, 47, also writes popular Sunday column, “My So-Called Midlife.”


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Sandra L. Bloom, M.D.

Psychiatrist and Associate Professor of Health Management and Policy

Sandra L. Bloom, M.D., is a board-certified psychiatrist and associate professor of health
management and policy and co-director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at
the School of Public Health of Drexel University in Philadelphia. She is also past president of
the International Society for Traumatic Studies. From 1980 to 2001, Bloom was
medical director of the Sanctuary programs. Her first book, Creating Sanctuary: Toward the
Evolution of Sane Societies
, describes the experience of Bloom and her colleagues as they
learned what it means to become “trauma-informed.”

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Sarah Blustain

The Investigative Fund
Deputy Editor

Sarah Blustain is Investigative Fund Deputy Editor. She is a former senior editor of Newsweek/Daily Beast and lives in Montclair, NJ. Previously she was a senior editor at the New Republic, deputy editor of the American Prospect, and senior editor for the feminist magazine Lilith.

Eddie Bocanegra

Violence Interrupter

Eddie Bocanegra works for CeaseFire out of the University of Illinois at Chicago. While his main objective is conflict resolution, Bocanegra specializes in high-risk mediation and intervention with youth living on the southwest side of Chicago.

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Keti Bochorishvili

2001

Keti Bochorishvili is a correspondent for the BBC Central Asia and Caucasus Service. Bochorishvili files regular news reports for the BBC's morning Russian-language radio program, and researches and organizes a weekly discussion program for the Central Asia Service. Earlier this year she produced a documentary series on the Georgian-Abkhaz war.

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Seth Bomse

Editor

Seth Bomse is a freelance editor whose films have received top honors including multiple Emmy and Peabody awards and have screened all over the world. His films have premiered at Sundance (Memphis), the Tribeca Film Festival (Earth Made of Glass, Big Men, The Diplomat, Enlighten Us) and South by Southwest (Pavilion). He has edited films for HBO Documentary Films, CNN Films, POV, Frontline, and The American Experience. Most recently, Seth edited The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee, which was produced for HBO. He lives with his wife and two children in Brooklyn.

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Niala Boodhoo

Niala Boodhoo is the only Miami Herald reporter who also does regular radio reporting, including hosting, and producing the weekly Miami Herald Friday Business Report.
 

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Stefan Borg

Director

Stefan Borg is a senior foreign news correspondent and commentator at the TV4 Sweden news department. For more than twenty years he has reported from around the world on politics, conflicts and natural disasters. Stefan arrived early to cover the earth quakes in Haiti in 2010 and Nepal in 2015 as well as the typhoon in the Philippines in 2013. He has reported from the Balkan wars, the Middle East conflict including the first Gulf War 1991, the Gaza War 2014, the ”Arab Spring” in Egypt and the civil war in Libya 2011. Stefan was a New York based US Correspondent for TV4 1998-2003 and a Berlin based Eastern Europe correspondent for Swedish news paper Aftonbladet 1990-1992. Stefan has developed and handles travel security routines in hostile areas for TV4. He is a 2013 Ochberg Fellow.

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Emily Botein

Emily Botein is a Peabody Award-winning independent radio producer based in New York, with a focus on documentaries and cultural programming. She has launched national shows; produced pilots and selected series; and edited and produced individual pieces. Her work has aired on a range of shows and institutions, including American Routes, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, The Metropolitan Opera, National Public Radio, The Next Big Thing, Studio 360, Weekend America and WNYC Radio. Emily was a producer at WNYC in 2001 when the World Trade Center was attacked.

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Jabin Botsford

Washington Post
Staff Photographer

Jabin Botsford was hired as a staff photographer at The Washington Post in March, 2016.

Previously, Botsford interned at The Washington Post, the New York Times (twice), the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch and the Los Angeles Times. His assignments included covering politics, Capitol Hill, the White House and presidential trips. Botsford lives in Washington, D.C.

Anne Bourges

Country Contact, French Network

Anne Bourges is a journalist on the French daily newspaper La Montagne. For more than 15 years she has been covering crime, social affairs and general news. She began writing for French regional papers in the early 1990s after a period working on publications in Canada. Since 2007 she has been involved in creating a Dart network for France and the Francophone world.
 

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Kelly Boyce

Assistant Director

Kelly Boyce is the assistant director for the Dart Center. She was a FASPE Fellow and holds a Master of Science in Journalism degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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Kate Bramson

Kate Bramson, a 1993 graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, has been on the Providence Journal reporting staff since August, 2002. Prior to joining the Journal, she was the education writer for the Duluth News Tribune in Minnesota. From October, 1995 to Feburary, 1997, she was news editor for Budapest Week and The Budapest Sun in Hungary.

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Kate Bramson

2005

Kate Bramson has been on the Providence (R.I.) Journal reporting staff since August, 2002. Bramson spent six months in 2003 covering the rape of a 15-year-old girl by a popular classmate in Burrillville, R.I. The story, “Rape in a Small Town,” won the 2004 Dart Award for Excellence in Reporting on Victims of Violence.

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John Branch

John Branch joined The New York Times in September 2005 as a reporter in Sports. Mr. Branch was a sports columnist at The Fresno Bee from 2002 to 2005, and worked at the Colorado Springs Gazette as a business reporter from 1996 to 1998 and a sports reporter from 1998 to 2002.

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Jennifer Braunschweiger

Jennifer Braunschweiger is the deputy editor of More magazine, where she covers news, work and personal finance. She is a frequent guest on national news outlets including the TODAY Show, MSNBC, and ABC News. Previously, Braunschweiger served as an articles editor at Good Housekeeping and as health editor at Organic Style. She has also been a freelance writer and an editor at Reader’s Digest and Seventeen. Braunschweiger holds a degree in Literature from Harvard University.

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Thomas J. Brennan

2017 Ochberg Fellow

Thomas James Brennan is a retired Marine Corps sergeant who served in Iraq during the Second Battle of Fallujah, and as a squad leader in Afghanistan’s Helmand province with the First Battalion, Eighth Marines. He was medically retired in December 2012 and is a member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart. Since 2012, he has turned to journalism and in 2016 founded The War Horse, a nonprofit investigative newsroom. In March 2017 he broke the nude photo sharing scandal in the military, forcing Pentagon and Congressional investigations that have changed legislation about sexual exploitation across the Department of Defense. Brennan profiled Medal of Honor recipient Kyle Carpenter for Vanity Fair and has been a regular contributor to The New York Times At War blog. His work for At War earned him a 2013 Honorable Mention from the Dart Center at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Brennan was the military affairs reporter at The Daily News from early 2013 through mid-2014, when he was accepted to the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism. He earned his Masters in Journalism in May 2015. He won the 2014 American Legion Fourth Estate Award for exposing how government sequestration in 2013 hindered mental health care at Camp Lejeune, N.C. and at U.S. military bases worldwide, prompting then-secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to restore staffing and treatment to full capacity across the Department of Defense.  Brennan is based in Jacksonville, N.C.

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Jimmie Briggs

Executive Director, Man Up Campaign

 Jimmie Briggs is the co-founder and executive director of the Man Up Campaign, a global campaign to activate youth to stop violence against women and girls.  He is also an award-winning journalist, author and lecturer.

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Jimmie Briggs

2001

Jimmie Briggs is a freelance writer in New York City. Briggs has written on the struggles of young people in difficult circumstances, including child soldiers in battlegrounds around the world. His articles have appeared in the Washington Post, Village Voice, New York Times Magazine and George.

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Pia Britto

UNICEF
Chief and Senior Advisor, Early Childhood Development

Pia Britto joined UNICEF in 2014 as Chief of Early Childhood Development, bringing with her many years of expertise in early childhood policy and programs. Prior to joining UNICEF she was an Assistant Professor at Yale University and is internationally renowned for her work on developing, implementing and evaluating early childhood programs and policies around the world. This includes providing evidence for the role of governance and finance in national systems in achieving equity, developing models for quality early childhood services, promoting women’s economic empowerment, and the role of parents and caregivers. Britto has been the recipient of various awards and grants, has published articles, books and reports, and made numerous presentations at both academic and non-academic conferences and seminars.

She obtained her doctoral degree in Developmental Psychology from Columbia University.

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Samantha Broun

Samantha Broun is a radio and video producer, and the Managing Editor for the Peabody Award-winning website Transom.org. She works with Atlantic Public Media on all its projects, including the Transom Story Workshops. Her documentary work was honored with the Silver Award at the Third Coast International Audio Festival in 2016. For the new podcast from PBS FRONTLINE, she is currently working on a story about the re-sentencing of juveniles now serving life without parole. You can find her collaborative work with photographer Amanda Kowalski at SoundLight Media. Prior to working in radio, Samantha earned a masters degree in education and worked with youth in public schools and after-school programs for 15 years.

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Dorothy Brown

Dorothy Brown, who until recently was enterprise editor for print and multimedia at The Philadelphia Inquirer, has worked closely with April Saul and other photographers working to tell stories in both visual media and in words. Her particular interest is in narrative writing.

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Jason Brown

Jason Brown, 28, began his career as an intern at The Daily Advertiser in 2004 and was promoted to a full-time night cops position shortly afterward.

Since then, Brown has worked as a general assignment reporter focusing on public safety and environmental issues.


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Karen Brown

Dart ECD Expert
2015 Ochberg Fellow

Karen Brown has been a reporter at New England Public Radio since 1998, focusing primarily on health and mental health issues. She also freelances for NPR, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, NOVA Next, and other national outlets. Brown has produced several radio documentaries that address the effects of trauma, including "Life After Stress: The Biology of Trauma and Resilience," "Never Forget: Holocaust Survivors Contend With New Memories of Past Trauma," and "Love, War, and PTSD: Anna and Peter Mohan.” She was a 2015 Dart Center Ochberg Fellow, a 2012-13 MIT-Knight Fellow in Science Journalism and a 2004-5 Rosalynn Carter Fellow in Mental Health Journalism. She received a Master of Journalism from the University of California at Berkeley in 1996.

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Karen Brown

Karen Brown covers health care and general assignment stories for WFCR public radio (Amherst, MA) - with a focus on mental health, children's issues, and community-based initiatives. Her features have aired nationally on National Public Radio, American RadioWorks, Marketplace Radio, Justice Talking, and other outlets.

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Katherine Brown

Katherine E Brown is a lecturer in Islamic Studies at University of Birmingham, specialising in gender, jihad and counter-terrorism.  Her research examines Muslim women's involvement in political violence, the role of gender in jihadist ideology, and the gendered impact of counter-terrorism policies and practices worldwide. This work engages directly with public debates on security, Islamophobia and women's rights. 

Bradley Brummel

Bradley Brummel is an Associate Professor of Psychology at The University of Tulsa. His research interests include employee engagement, personality in the workplace and sexual harassment and occupational intimidation. Brummel has a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Illinois. 

Chris Bull

1999

Chris Bull is a book author and contributor to USA Today, The Washington Post Magazine and GQ. He was national correspondent for The Advocate where he covered congress, the White House, Supreme Court and federal agencies. He has written on hate crimes, political activism, and education issues.

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Cathy Bullock

Cathy Bullock is a Utah State University professor who has researched news media representations of domestic violence. She earned her doctorate at the University of Washington, where she served as a research assistant for the Dart Center.

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Ung Bun Y

Ung Bun Y is a journalist based in Cambodia and a student at the Department of Media & Communication of the Royal University of Phnom Penh.

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Shaheen Buneri

Shaheen Buneri is a journalist based in Peshawar, Pakistan. He covers issues related to politics, society and cultural heritage for national and international media.

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Peter Burdin

2003

Peter Burdin is the senior editor on the BBC’s Newsgathering team. In 1989, Burdin was on the BBC reporting team which covered the build-up to the violent suppression of democracy protests on China’s Tiananmen Square, and in the mid-90s, he spent three years in Johannesburg covering South Africa’s struggle to come to terms with its apartheid past. He has worked as assignments editor in BBC Newsgathering since 1996 and has played a key role in furthering the journalistic understanding of trauma.

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Nadine Burke Harris

Nadine Burke Harris MD, MPF, FAAP is a pediatrician and a leader in the movement to transform how we respond to early childhood adversity and the resulting toxic stress that dramatically impacts our health and longevity. By exploring the science behind childhood adversity, she offers a new way to understand the adverse events that affect all of us throughout our lifetimes. As the found/CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness, she has brought these scientific discoveries and her new approach to audiences at the Mayo Clinic, American Academy of Pediatrics, Google Zeitgeist and Dreamforce.

Her TED Talk, “How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime,” has been viewed more than four million times. Her work has been profiled in the New Yorker, in Paul Tough’s best-selling book, How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character, and in Jamie Redford’s feature film, “Resilience”. Burke Harris’s work has also earned her the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award presented by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Heinz Award for the Human Condition. She serves an expert advisor on the Too Small to Fail initiative to improve the lives of children, and on the American Academy of Pediatrics National Advisory Board for Screening. Burke Harris recently released a book on the issue of childhood adversity and health called The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity.

Mimi Burkhardt

Mimi Burkhardt has served in several roles since joining the Providence Journal's copy desk in 1980. She has been night metro editor, an assistant city editor, and a projects editor. For the past three years she has been a training editor, working closely with the newspaper's two-year interns and other reporters on the state staff. It was in her role as a consultive editor she worked with Kate Bramson on the award-winning story.

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Jamira Burley

Educator and Activist

Jamira Burley, 23, is an educator and activist in Philadelphia. As a young woman growing up in a city with skyrocketing rates of violence that resulted in the murder of her brother and stepfather, Burley founded the Overbrook High Panther Peace Core to provide students with nonviolent alternatives to address conflict. In 2007, the Peace Core initiative granted $50,000 to implement the program into the top ten “persistently dangerous” high schools in Philadelphia.

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Victoria Burnett

Victoria Burnett is a British freelance journalist. For four years, starting in late 2009, she lived in Havana and wrote dispatches for The New York Times about Cuba's economic reforms, architecture, culture, media and society. She moved to Havana from Madrid, where she wrote for the International Herald Tribune and the Times. Before living in Madrid, Burnett was based in Pakistan and covered Afghanistan for the Financial Times. She has also lived in New York, Bogotá and Caracas and written for other publications, including The Boston Globe and The Toronto Globe and Mail.

Geoff Buteau

Research Assistant

Geoff Buteau is a graduate student at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and a research assistant for the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma.

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Renee Byer

Renee C. Byer is an award winning photographer who started her photojournalism career at the Peoria Journal Star. (Illinois). Other photo positions include stints at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (WA) Statesman Journal in Salem (OR), The Oregonian in Portland (OR), Syracuse newspapers in Syracuse (NY), The Hartford Currant (CT), The Transcript-Telegram in Holyoke (MA). She currently is on the photo staff of the Sacramento Bee, (CA).

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Yvette Cabrera

Yvette Cabrera is an Orange County Register local news columnist who writes about the Latino community in Orange County, and also serves as the newspaper’s Latino coverage coordinator.

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Feilding Cage

Feilding Cage is special projects editor for the Guardian. Before coming to the Guardian, Feilding was an interactive designer at Time.com and the supervising interactive developer at Associated Press.

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Ben Calhoun

Ben Calhoun joined This American Life as a Producer in 2010. Before that, he was a reporter who contributed to most every major public radio news entity heard in the country—including Radiolab, NPR, the BBC, and Marketplace. Ben worked in WBEZ’s newsroom for eight years, where he reported on politics and did documentary work.

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Agnes Callamard

Agnes Callamard is the director of the Columbia Global Free Expression Project. She is the former Executive Director of ARTICLE 19, an international human rights organisation that defends freedom of expression and information. She is the founding director of Humanitarian Accountability Partnership, the first self-regulatory body for humanitarian organisations and a former Chef de Cabinet for the Secretary General of Amnesty International. Agnes is an expert on a number of international and UN human rights initiatives and has conducted human rights investigations in a large number of countries in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. She has published broadly in the field of human rights, women’s rights, refugee movements and accountability and holds a PhD in Political Science from the New School for Social Research in New York.

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Mike Cane

Mike Cane is a recent graduate of the University of Washington and a Seattle-based freelance writer.

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Minerva Canto

Minerva Canto covered immigration and U.S.-Mexico issues for the Register from 1999 to 2004, reporting in both countries on topics such as the effects of Mexico's crackdown along its border with Guatemala, unemployment in the maquiladora industry and Vicente Fox's presidential campaign.

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Cindy Carcamo

Cindy Carcamo is a National Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times where she covers the Southwestern United States, focusing on border and immigration issues. She was a fellow for ICFJ's 2012 "Bringing Home the World" Program, and a recipient of the French American Foundation's 2012 Immigration Journalism Award. She was also named finalist for the 2012 PEN Center USA Literary Award in Journalism and the 2011 Livingston Award. Carcamo also reported as a correspondent in Argentina and Mexico during her time as an Inter American Press Association scholar.

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Jenny Carchman

Director and Producer

Jenny Carchman has been making award-winning documentaries for both theatrical release and broadcast television for PBS’s FRONTLINE, AMERICAN MASTERS, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, POV, CNN, SHOWTIME and HBO. She has produced several documentary films for Academy-Award winning director, Martin Scorsese (Public Speaking, George Harrison: Living in the Material World) and directed HBO’s documentary One Nation Under Dog, which was the winner of the Television Academy Honors Award for “Television with a Conscious”.  Jenny produced the documentary KOCH on Ed Koch, the former mayor of New York City, Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, a feature documentary about Jane Jacobs, and Long Strange Trip, a six-part documentary series about the Grateful Dead. She directed, Enlighten Us, a film for CNN Films about a motivational speaker who went to prison after leading a deadly retreat and she is the producer and co- director of The Fourth Estate, a four-part series for Showtime about The New York Times' coverage of President Trump's first year in office. 

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Ana Cardenes

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Ana Cardenes is Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Spanish news Agency EFE. She works in print, video and radio, and focuses primarily on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, including reporting from Gaza during the 2012 war. Previously, Cardenes was EFE’s Tehran Bureau Chief and a correspondent in Jerusalem, Jakarta and New Delhi, both for EFE and as a freelancer for various media outlets, such as CNN in Spanish and German TV DW. Over the last fifteen years, Cardenes has been covering conflict, natural disasters and their aftermath, and is often in contact with victims of violence and catastrophe.

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Ricky Carioti

Ricky Carioti joined The Washington Post as a full-time photographer in 2005 after having been a freelancer and part-time staff photographer for The Post since 1998.  

The 2011 Pulitzer Prize was awarded to Carol Guzy, Nikki Kahn and Ricky Carioti for their up-close portrait of grief and desperation after a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti.

He was born in Washington, D.C., to parents who immigrated from Italy in 1964. He grew up in the Maryland suburb of Hyattsville and graduated from Northwestern High School. Carioti is fluent in Italian. After stints at Prince George's Community College and the University College at the University of Maryland, he began working as a carpenter's apprentice, pizza delivery man and automotive parts rebuilder, and at several bars.

Carioti started in photography in his basement, where his father, for whom photography was a hobby, had a full darkroom and other camera equipment. That led to a job shooting school yearbook photos for a company in Baltimore before beginning freelance work for the Associated Press in 1995

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Mackenzie Carpenter

Mackenzie Carpenter is a staff writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where she has worked since 1990. She has written numerous prize-winning series on such diverse issues as liver transplant allocation; child care in the United States; the education of gifted children; domestic violence, and divorce and custody issues. Her 1997 series, "Children of the Underground," dealt with mothers who hide their children in violation of custody orders. It won a number of national, state and local awards and was republished in international newspapers and magazines, including Corriere Della Serra and Elle. Ms. Carpenter began her career as an assistant to Washington D.C. political correspondents Martin Agronsky and Paul Duke, moving on to become a field producer for public television in Washington, D.C. and, later, as host and producer of a program on politics for the Pennsylvania Public Television Network. She also worked as a reporter for the Journal-Inquirer in Manchester, CT, and United Press International's state capitol bureau in Harrisburg. She was raised in Princeton, N.J. and Tokyo and received a bachelor's degree in English from Trinity College in Hartford, CT in 1976 and a master's degree in studies in law from Yale Law School in 1987.

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Jason Carroll

Jason Carroll is a national correspondent for CNN based in the network’s New York bureau.

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Olivia Carville

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Olivia Carville is an investigative journalist with The New Zealand HeraldShe regularly covers stories about trauma, violence, mental health and inequality, and was one of the lead reporters in the deadly 2011 earthquake that hit her hometown of Christchurch. Carville previously worked on the investigations unit at The Toronto Star in Canada, where her in-depth exposé on sex trafficking led to a $10 million funding boost for victims. Her stories have influenced legislation in both New Zealand and Canada, and she has been nominated for and awarded eight major national media awards in both countries.

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Andy Carvin

Andy Carvin (andycarvin.com, @acarvin) leads NPR's social media strategy and is NPR's primary voice on Twitter and Facebook, where NPR became the first news organization to reach one million fans. He also advises NPR staff on how to better engage the NPR audience in editorial activities to enhance the quality and diversity of NPR's journalism.

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Eduardo Castillo

The Associated Press
Mexico and Central America Bureau Chief
E. Eduardo Castillo is acting Bureau Chief for The Associated Press in Mexico and Central America. He joined the AP in 2003 in Mexico, where he has covered every major news event in the country since then, from the war on drugs to two presidential elections. He has covered overseas international summits and major events in the hemisphere, like the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the death of Venezuela’s president Hugo Chávez and the beginning of a new era for Cuba and the U.S. In 2006 he won the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Breaking News award for his Spanish-language coverage of the effects of Hurricane Katrina on Latinos and Latin American immigrants. He studied journalism at the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

Natalie Caula Hauff

Natalie Caula Hauff is a former court reporter for The Post and Courier. She helped produce "Till Death Do Us Part" before leaving the newspaper to take a job as a media relations coordinator for Charleston County government. Prior to working at The Post and Courier, Caula Hauff was a television reporter for WCIV-TV in Charleston.

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Peter Cave

Peter Cave is a veteran foreign correspondent for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Over the past 30 years he has covered most of the world's trouble spots, winning Australia’s most prestigious journalism award five times for his coverage of Tiananmen Square, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Iraq War.

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Miriam Celaya

Independent Journalist

Miriam Celaya is an independent journalist who regularly publishes articles in 14ymedio, Diario de Cuba, Convivencia, and Voces magazine, and was a co-founder with Yoani Sánchez and Reinaldo Escobar of the independent digital magazine Consenso (2004–2007). She is also the author of "Sin Evasión", one of Cuba's most incisive and widely read blogs.

Manoucheka Celeste

Manoucheka Celeste is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication at the University of Washington.  Originally from Port-au-Prince, she earned her B.S. in Journalism and M.A. in Mass Communication from the University of Florida.

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Mimi Chakarova

For the past decade, photographer and filmmaker Mimi Chakarova has covered global issues examining conflict, corruption and the sex trade. Her film "The Price of Sex," a feature-length documentary on trafficking and corruption premiered in 2011. Chakarova was awarded the Nestor Almendros Award for courage in filmmaking at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York. She was also the winner of the prestigious Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting and a 2012 Dart Awards Finalist for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma.

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Gus Chan

Gus Chan has worked in Cleveland for the past 15 years, and his greatest enjoyment comes from documenting the comings and goings of city life. He was named photographer of the year by the Cleveland Press Club in 2005 and has twice been named runner-up by the Ohio News Photographer Association. He came to The Plain Dealer after working with The Detroit News.

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Ying Chan

Ying Chan is founding director of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre at Hong Kong University. She spent 23 years as a journalist in New York City, reporting for the New York Daily News, NBC News, and Chinese-language dailies. Karen Chang is a researcher at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre.

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Anita Chandra, Ph.D.

Manager, RAND Corporation Behavioral and Social Sciences Group

Anita Chandra, Ph.D., is a behavioral scientist and manager of the Behavioral and Social Sciences Group at the RAND Corporation. Her background is in public health, child and adolescent health and community-based participatory research and evaluation. She has led efforts to evaluate the state of child health in Washington, D.C. to assess its school health program and examine the impact of deployment on children from military families. She also leads efforts to examine issues of community resilience and long-term disaster recovery. She has been involved in the national evaluation of the Safe Start program for children exposed to violence, projects with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that examine community capacity to build systems of public health preparedness and an intervention study on teen depression in primary care settings.
 

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Fernando Chang-Muy

Fernando Chang-Muy is the Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, where he teaches Refugee Law and Policy. In addition, at the Graduate School of Social Policy and Practice, he lectures on Immigration and Social Work, and on Organizational Effectiveness, in the Executive Education Program, with a focus on strategic planning, board governance, staff communications, and resource development. He is former Assistant Dean and Equal Opportunity Officer at Swarthmore College, where he also taught International Human Rights.

Chang-Muy is the founding director of the Liberty Center for Survivors of Torture, a federally funded project. From 1988 to 1993, he served as Legal Officer with two United Nations agencies: the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugee (UNHCR) and the World Health Organization (WHO), serving as the human rights officer for its Global Program on AIDS. He has served as former Program Officer at The Philadelphia Foundation, and past coordinator of two funding collaboratives: the Emma Lazarus Collaborative, a funding collaborative that, through matching grants from the Open Society Institute, supported non-profit organizations providing service and advocacy for immigrants and refugees; and Funders Collaborative for Strong Latino Communities, awarding grants to Latino led organizations. Before joining the UN, he was a staff attorney at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia where he served as Director of the Southeast Asian Refugee Project, managing the provision of free legal aid to low-income people in Philadelphia.

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Johnathan Charles

Charles is the BBC's Frankfurt-based correspondent, covering Germany and the wider Europe. This article and the accompanying photos are used here by permission of the BBC.

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Karestan Chase Koenen

Karestan Chase Koenen, PhD is an associate professor of epidemiology at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health. She is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in developmental psychology, epidemiology, and molecular genetics. She uses a developmental approach to examine the interplay of genetic and environmental factors in the etiology of stress-related mental disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. For this work, she was awarded the Chaim Danieli Young Professional Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and the Robins-Guze Young Investigator Award from the American Psychopathological Association. She has published over 80 scientific papers and co-authored several books including Treating Survivors of Chilhood Abuse: Psychotherapy for the Interrupted Life with Drs. Marylene Cloitre and Lisa Cohen. Her research is funded by the National Institute of Mental Health and by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Dr. Koenen serves on the board of directors for the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and on the editorial board of the Journal of Psychological Trauma. She is also an experienced clinician, specializing in empirically validated treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder. In 2012, she served as a judge for the Dart Awards for Exemplary Coverage of Trauma. She received her B.A. from Wellesley College, her M.A. from Columbia University and her Ph.D. from Boston University.

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Stella Chavez

Stella M. Chávez is a staff writer for The Dallas Morning News where she covers neighborhoods and diversity in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Chávez began her career at The (Lakeland) Ledger covering small towns in Polk County, Florida and the migrant farm worker community. She also wrote the paper’s first weekly column about diversity called “Faces of Polk.”  After leaving The Ledger, she joined the staff of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, where she covered local government as well as immigrant communities. She helped cover several national stories, including the Elian Gonzalez saga and the 2000 election debacle.  A native Texan, Chávez graduated in 1995 from the University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She is the daughter of Mexican immigrants.

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Lisa Chedekel

Co-Founder, Connecticut Health Investigative Team

Lisa Chedekel is a senior writer and co-founder of the online news service C-HIT (the Connecticut Health Investigative Team), which has a section devoted to veterans’ issues. She is an award-winning investigative reporter who wrote for the Hartford Courant for 15 years, covering a wide range of beats, from politics to healthcare.

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Umar Cheema

Umar Cheema is an investigative reporter with The News (Pakistan) and the founder of the Centre for Investigative Reporting in Pakistan. In June 2014 he was elected to the board of directors of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, where he serves as its Asia representative. Cheema writes on corruption, politics, and intelligence agencies, work that has resulted in his being abducted and abused. His refusal to stay silent about the attack has drawn wide attention to anti-press violence in Pakistan. Among his honors are the Knight International Journalism Award, the International Press Freedom Award, and the Missouri Medal Honor for Distinguished Services in Journalism. In 2008 he became the first Daniel Pearl Fellow to work at The New York Times. He holds a master’s degree in comparative politics from the London School of Economics.

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Natasha Chen

Natasha Chen is a general assignment reporter for KIRO 7 Eyewitness News in Seattle. Before joining JIRO 7, Chen covered education, crime and politics for WREG-TV in Memphis. In addition to breaking news in a city with one of the highest murder rates per capita, Natasha became the education reporter amidst a controversial merger between city and county school districts. Previously, she worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for KXXV-TV in Killeen, TX

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Alan Chin

Since 1996 photojournalist Alan Chin has covered conflicts in Iraq, the ex-Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Central Asia, and the Middle East. He contributes regularly to the New York Times, Newsweek, Esquire and Time magazines. The New York Times nominated his Kosovo coverage for the Pulitzer Prize twice, in 1999 and 2000. He is also a member of the independent journalism storytelling initiatives, Facing Change Documenting America and Newsmotion.org.

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T. Christian Miller

Senior Reporter, ProPublica

T. Christian Miller is a senior reporter at ProPublica, based in Washington D.C. Before he joined ProPublica in 2008, he spent the previous 11 years reporting for the Los Angeles Times.

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Jessica Ciencin Henriquez

Editorial Assistant

Jessica Ciencin Henriquez is the Editorial Assistant for the Dart Center. She is also an MFA candidate at Columbia University's School of the Arts, focusing on creative non-fiction. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, New York Observer, New York Magazine, Marie Claire and Elle among others. A graduate of East Carolina University, she holds an MS in Elementary Education and Child Psychology.

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Ron Claiborne

2003

Ron Claiborne is a correspondent for ABC Network News, Boston Bureau. A journalist for more than 20 years, Claiborne’s recent assignments included traveling as an “embed” aboard U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln during the war in Iraq and covering the Boston Catholic Church scandal. He has reported spot news, breaking news and feature stories for World News Tonight, World News Saturday and Sunday, and Good Morning America, and is a regular contributor to abcnews.com and ABC Radio Network.

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Ron Claiborne

Correspondent, ABC Network News

Ron Claiborne is a correspondent for ABC Network News, Boston Bureau, and the news anchor for Weekend Edition of “Good Morning America.”

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Maria Cleidejane Esperidião

2014-2015

Maria Cleidejane Esperidião began her journalism career in the early 1990’s. Her interests include international affairs and the role of global news agencies in setting the political agenda and in promoting global awareness. She has worked for several Brazilian magazines and newspapers and, since 1997, for Globo TV, the largest media company in Brazil. Over the last 8 years, Cleidejane has been editing and packaging stories filmed by Globo TV correspondents in Asia, the U.S., Europe and the Middle East, covering everything from the Arab Spring to the conflict in Syria and the recent war in Gaza. Since 2012, she has also worked for the international desk of Jornal Nacional, aired at prime time with a daily audience of around 30 million. In 1998, she was awarded an M.A. in Journalism Studies from Cardiff University, UK. She received her Ph.D. in 2011 from the Universidade Metodista de São Paulo (Methodist University of Sao Paulo), with research also developed in the U.S. at Bowling Green State University. She lives in Rio de Janeiro.

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Bradley Clift

Bradley Clift is a Connecticut-based photojournalist with more than 25 years of experience.

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John H. Coatsworth

Columbia University
Provost

John H. Coatsworth PhD is Provost of Columbia University, as well as Professor of International and Public Affairs and of History. Provost Coatsworth is a leading scholar of Latin American economic and international history. Previously, he was Dean of the School of International and Public Affairs. Before joining Columbia, he served as the Monroe Gutman Professor of Latin American Affairs at Harvard University (1992–2007).

Elaine Cobbe

Country Contact, French Network

Elaine Cobbe is a seasoned news journalist with more than 20 years of experience of covering international events. A correspondent for CBS News, she is based in Paris and has reported from around the world, including Iraq, Kosovo and Rwanda. She is also a regular commentator of French news on radio in Ireland, South Africa and New Zealand.

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Penny Cockerell

2000

Penny Cockerell is a correspondent for the Associated Press and former staff reporter for the Daily Oklahoman in Oklahoma City. Cockerell has covered tornadoes, murder and mayhem on the police beat, the Columbine High School shootings, the Texas A&M bonfire tragedy, and the Oklahoma City bombing and subsequent trials of two defendants.

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Anna Codrea-Rado

Anna Codrea-Rado is the digital media fellow at Columbia's Tow Center for Digital Journalism. She writes about technology and the media, her work has appeared on the Atlantic, Columbia Journalism Review and the Guardian.

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Anna Codrea-Rado

Anna Codrea-Rado is the digital media fellow at Columbia's Tow Center for Digital Journalism. She writes about technology and the media. Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, Columbia Journalism Review and the Guardian.

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Marley Cogan

Associate Producer

Marley Cogan is a documentary producer who has worked on numerous television and online documentaries. She previously worked as an associate producer on America Uprising, a short documentary series published on Refinery29, which explores protest movements and activism across the country. Prior to working on America Uprising, Marley was an AP on the Firelight Media documentary about President Barack Obama, Through the Fire: The Legacy of Barack Obama. Marley began her career in non-fiction storytelling working as an AP for the award-winning Marshall Project web series, We Are Witnesses. She is currently a co-producer for a four-hour EPIX documentary series exploring issues of economic, racial, and social inequality in the U.S. called America Divided. Marley is a graduate of Harvard University where she studied Sociology and Spanish.

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Steve Coll

Columbia Journalism School
Dean

Steve Coll is Dean & Henry R. Luce Professor of Journalism
 at the Columbia Journalism School. He is a staff writer at The New Yorker, the author of seven books of nonfiction, and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Between 1985 and 2005, Coll was a reporter, foreign correspondent and senior editor at The Washington Post, where he covered Wall Street, served as the paper’s South Asia correspondent, and was the Post’s first international investigative correspondent, based in London. Over the years, he won the Gerald R. Loeb Award for his business coverage; the Livingston Award for his work from India and Pakistan; and the Robert F. Kennedy Award for his coverage of the civil war in Sierra Leone. He served as managing editor of the Post between 1998 and 2004. The following year, he joined The New Yorker, where he has written on international politics, American politics and national security, intelligence controversies and the media.

Coll is the author of “Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001,” published in 2004, for which he received an Overseas Press Club Award and a Pulitzer Prize. His 2008 book, “The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century,” won the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction in 2009 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Biography. His most recent book is “Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power,” which won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Award as the best business book of 2012.

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Aly Colón

Group Leader for Reporting, Writing & Editing, Poynter Institute for Media Studies

Aly Colón is the Poynter Institute for Media Studies' Group Leader for Reporting, Writing & Editing and Director of Diversity Programs.

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Joan Connell

Joan Connell is an award-winning journalist and media consultant with a longstanding interest in ethics and digital media. From 2009 to 2011, she was the Dart Center's Associate Director for Operations and Finance. 

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Marjorie Connelly

The New York Times
Editor of Special Polling Projects on the News Surveys & Election Analysis Desk

Marjorie Connelly is Editor of Special Polling Projects on the News Surveys & Election Analysis Desk for The New York Times, which helps to shape all phases of polling, from questionnaire design and data interpretation to the reporting and editing of the findings. She works on the coordination of multi-platform survey coverage with editors and interactive graphic artists. She and her colleagues guide reporters and columnists on the proper use of public opinion data and vet outside surveys that are considered for publication. 

Joanna Connors

Joanna Connors specializes in narrative features for The Plain Dealer of Cleveland.  She came to the paper in 1983 to be the theater critic, and has been the paper’s Arts and Entertainment Editor, the film critic and a columnist.

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Nigel Cook

Nigel Cook is an undergraduate psychology major at the University of Tulsa. He is interested in the study of trauma, specifically how traumatic experiences influence individuals within the workplace.

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Philip J. Cook

Philip J. Cook, PhD, is ITT/Sanford Professor of Public Policy, and Professor of Economics and Sociology, at Duke University. This year he is a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York. Dr. Cook completed his PhD in economics at the University of California, Berkeley in 1973. His substantive interests include topics in public health and social policy: alcohol and tobacco control, crime prevention, firearms regulation, state lotteries, structural influences on educational achievement, and sources of growing economic inequality. His research contributions include the first use of “diff in diff” evaluations of policy change using panel regression methods (1982 and 1984, with George Tauchen), and (with Daniel Graham) the development of the normative theory of irreplaceable commodities.

He has served as an advisor to the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and to the Enforcement Division of the U.S. Department of Treasury. He has also served on a number of expert panels of the National Academy of Sciences, dealing with alcohol-abuse prevention, injury control, violence, school rampage shootings, underage drinking, the prospects for a ballistics reference data base, the deterrent effect of the death sentence, and tax evasion for tobacco products. He serves as co-organizer of the NBER Workshop on the Economics of Crime.

He has authored or co-authored a number of books on such topics as growing inequality of earnings, alcohol control policy, state lotteries, crime control, and the costs of gun violence.  His most recent book, co-authored with Kristin Goss, is "The Gun Debate: What Everyone Needs to Know" (Oxford University Press, 2014).  

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Mary Cooney

Los Angeles Times Director of Photography/Video Mary Cooney is responsible for video, multimedia, in-depth projects and the national and foreign report

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Marc Cooper

Marc Cooper is an award winning journalist and author who has written about politics and culture for more than three decades. He has covered rebellion, revolution and war from Egypt, Lebanon, and South Africa, to South and Central America, to Western and Eastern Europe. Cooper has also done extensive writing about American politics and has reported on several presidential campaigns.  

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Rebecca Corbett

Rebecca Corbett is the assistant managing editor at New York Times Digital. Formerly she was a senior editor focused on enterprise journalism.

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Ted Corbin, M.D., M.P.P.

Co-Director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice

Ted Corbin, M.D., M.P.P., is an assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Drexel University College of Medicine. He also serves as the medical director of the “Healing Hurt People” Program, an emergency department based trauma-informed intervention strategy that identifies victims of intentional injury, and co-director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice. He is the 2011 recipient of the Stoneleigh Foundation Fellowship to demonstrate the effectiveness of a trauma-informed hospital-based violence intervention.

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Alfredo Corchado

Alfredo Corchado is the Mexico Bureau Chief for The Dallas Morning News and a 2009 Neiman Fellow at Harvard University. His 2013 memoir, Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter's Journey Through a Country's Descent into Darkness, has been optioned by Mexico and LA-based Canana Films. The book’s paperback version is out May 27th. He’s a Maria Moors Cabot award winner and winner of the Elijah Parrish Lovejoy prize presented by Colby College. More info at: alfredocorchado.com

 

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Paige Cornwell

Paige Cornwell is a night breaking news reporter at The Seattle Times. She attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is originally from Kansas City, Kan.

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Sheila S. Coronel

Sheila S. Coronel is director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is a co-founder of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and author and editor of more than a dozen books, including “Coups, Cults & Cannibals,” a collection of reportage; “The Rulemakers: How the Wealthy and Well-Born Dominate Congress;” and “Pork and Other Perks: Corruption and Governance in the Philippines.”

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Ellis Cose

Ellis Cose is the author of a dozen books on issues of national and international concern, including the The Rage of a Privileged Class, Color-Blind, and The Envy of the World. A Chicago native, Cose began his career at the age of 19 with the Chicago Sun-Times, where he was a columnist, editor and national correspondent. He has been a contributor and press critic for Time magazine, president and chief executive officer of the Institute for Journalism Education, chief writer on management and workplace issues for USA Today (where he is now a columnist and member of the board of contributors) and a member of the editorial board of the Detroit Free Press. 

A longtime columnist and contributing editor for Newsweek magazine (1993 through 2010) and former chairman of the editorial board and editorial page editor of the New York Daily News, Cose was a senior fellow at the Center for Talent Innovation, a fellow at the Gannett Center for Media Studies at Columbia University, a fellow at the National Research Council/National Academy of Sciences, a senior fellow and director of energy policy studies at the Washington-based Joint Center for Political Studies, and a consultant to the Ford and Rockefeller Foundations.

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William Coté

William Coté is emeritus professor of journalism at Michigan State University where he was coordinator of the Victims and the Media Program. For almost twenty years he was a professional journalist at the Ypsilanti Press and the Booth Newspapers State Capitol Bureau.

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Emma Cowing

2013
Emma Cowing is a journalist for The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday. In 2008 while covering the war in Afghanistan she nearly lost her life after collapsing with acute heatstroke during a foot patrol on the front line in temperatures of 52 degrees centigrade. Following her rescue and rehabilitation, she turned her attention to covering the aftermath of war, highlighting issues faced by Scotland's large community of military veterans. She ran a Scotsman campaign, Support Our Troops, and has written extensively about veterans traumatized by their military experiences, and the support available to them. She has spent time with grieving families, and interviewed soldiers about the effects of war. Cowing cut her teeth as a junior reporter for The Sunday Times Scotland and is also a former features editor of The Scotsman. During her 16-year career she has reported from South America and Malaysia as well as across the UK and Scotland, covering topics ranging from the upcoming Scottish independence referendum to the plight of abandoned street children in Peru.
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Christy Cox

Christy Cox has extensive experience working with publishers, editors, agents, producers, filmmakers and educators, and has written and edited content for both print and online media.

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John Woodrow Cox

John Woodrow Cox, an enterprise reporter at The Washington Post, is currently working on a book that will expand on his series about kids and gun violence, a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in feature writing.

He has won the Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma, Columbia Journalism School’s Meyer “Mike” Berger Award for human-interest reporting, Scripps Howard's Ernie Pyle Award for Human Interest Storytelling and the Education Writers Association's Hechinger Grand Prize for Distinguished Education Reporting. He has also been named a finalist for the Michael Kelly Award and for the Livingston Award for Young Journalists.

John previously worked at the Tampa Bay Times and at the Valley News in New Hampshire. He attended the University of Florida and currently serves on the Department of Journalism's Advisory Council

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Patrick Cox

Patrick Cox has reported and written series on international terrorism (1999), Middle East history (2002), the U.S.- Mexico border (2004) and Hiroshima's Survivors (2005). Cox has also filed reports from around the world: the Balkans and the former Soviet Union (ethnic conflicts and emerging democracies), South Korea and Japan (soccer's 2002 World Cup) and Chile (some of the world's largest telescopes).

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Margaret E. Crahan

Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion
Senior Fellow

Margaret E. Crahan PhD is a Senior Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democracy, Toleration, and Religion and Senior Research Scholar at the Institute for Latin American Studies at the School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.  She received her doctorate in history from Columbia. Until September 2009 she was the Kozmetsky Distinguished Professor and Director of the Kozmetsky Center of Excellence in Global Finance at St. Edward’s University. From 1982-1994 she was the Henry R.

Gregory B. Craig

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Partner

Gregory B. Craig is a partner with the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He has more than 35 years experience representing corporations, individuals and sovereign entities in a range of matters, including criminal and civil litigations, and congressional and government agency investigations. He represents clients before a variety of agencies, such as the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Immigration and Naturalization Service and the Treasury and State Departments.

Chris Cramer

Global Editor of Multimedia, Reuters News

Chris Cramer is the global editor of multimedia at Reuters News and has more than 40 years experience in international broadcasting. He led the world’s largest newsgathering organization at the BBC and developed the world’s most influential, profitable and widely distributed news channel, CNN International.

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Gabrielle Crist

1999

Gabrielle Crist was a staff writer for the Rocky Mountain News, formerly of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She has written sensitive articles and features on domestic violence, including "Eric's Blessing," published in 2000, a five-part series on the impact his mother's death had on a young boy. She has also collaborated with Roger Simpson in developing guidelines for interviewing children in crisis.

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Virginia Crompton

Virginia Crompton is a BBC producer, whose experience recording a World Service radio programme on water in Africa is a reminder that trauma is a part of daily experience in many parts of the world – and how important it is for journalists and their editors to be aware of that as they prepare for assignments there.

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June Cross

June Cross is an award-winning producer and writer with over thirty years of television news and documentary experience, and a professor at the Columbia Journalism School. Her latest documentary, "The Old Man and the Storm," followed the travails of an extended New Orleans family for three years post-Katrina, aired on PBS' "Frontline" in early 2009. She was an executive producer for "This Far by Faith," a six-part PBS series on the African- American religious experience that broadcast in 2003. During her thirty-five year career, she completed eight documentaries PBS’s "Frontline.” CBS News, and PBS’s "MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour." Her reporting for the "NewsHour" on the US invasion of Grenada won the 1983 Emmy for Outstanding Coverage of a Single Breaking News Story. "Secret Daughter," an autobiographical film that examined how race and color had affected her family, won an Emmy in 1997 and was honored that same year with a duPont-Columbia Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism. She is also the author of a memoir, Secret Daughter published by Viking in 2006.

Cross has covered the defense industry, the Middle East, and the intersection of poverty, politics, and race in the US and in Haiti. She received her B.A. from Harvard, and was a fellow at Carnegie-Mellon University's School of Urban and Public Affairs and the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for Afro-American Studies at Harvard.

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Nancy Crown

Dr. Nancy Crown is a clinical psychologist in private practice in New York City. She works with adults and children, and presents, teaches and publishes on various topics, including developmental disabilities. Dr. Crown is Assistant Clinical Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and Faculty in the Child and Adolescent Program at the William Alanson White Institute.

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Dave Cullen

Dave Cullen is the author of the New York Times bestseller Columbine, a haunting portrait of two killers and their victims. He has written for New York Times, Newsweek, Times of London, Washington Post, Slate, Salon, Daily Beast and Guardian. 

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Dave Cullen

2002

David Cullen is a free-lance journalist. Cullen has contributed work to The New York Times, National Public Radio and the online publications Salon.com and Slate.com.

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Kevin Cullen

Kevin Cullen is a metro columnist at The Boston Globe. He has been a reporter at The Globe since 1985, working as a law enforcement reporter, legal affairs correspondent, reporter-at-large and foreign correspondent.

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Flávio Cunha

Rice University
Associate Professor of Economics

Flávio Cunha is Associate Professor of Economics at Rice University, Research Associate at the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania, Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and Research Associate at Rede de Economia Aplicada. He is also an Associate Editor of the Journal of Human Capital.

Cunha’s areas of expertise are labor economics with a special emphasis on the economics of education. He was recently awarded the Econometric Society's Frisch Medal for "Estimating the Technology of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skill Formation," a paper published in Econometrica that he wrote with James Heckman and Susanne M. Schennach.

He received his M.Sc. in Economics from Fundação Getúlio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.

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S.E. Cupp

S.E. Cupp is a conservative columnist, author and commentator. She is the author of the book “Losing Our Religion: The Liberal media’s Attack on Christianity” and co-author of the book “Why You’re Wrong About the Right.” She is co-host of the new Crossfire program on CNN, and a contributor on TheBlaze show “Real News”. She is a columnist at the New York Daily News and a contributing editor at Townhall Magazine. She has been published in the Washington Post, the Detroit Free Press, the American Spectator, Politico, the Daily Caller, Slate, Maxim, NASCAR.com, Sports Illustrated, Human Events, FoxNews.com, CNN.com, and elsewhere. She is a consultant on the HBO program, “The Newsroom.”

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Ted Czech

2004

Ted Czech covers fires, accidents, homicides and other traumatic subjects as a night police/general assignment reporter for the York (Penn.) Daily Record. He has also explored the study of how journalists are affected by the trauma they cover.

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David D'Omni

David D'Omni is a multidisciplinary artist formed out of the underground art and poetry movement in the massive government housing project of Alamar in eastern Havana, Cuba. A member of the OMNI-ZonaFranca artistic collective, D Omni writes and performs "conscience poetry" in a style he has dubbed "FreeHop." He is also a music and video producer and entrepreneur who has an independent recording studio and label called "Omnibus Producciones”.

Rana Dajani

We Love to Read, Jordan
Founder and Director

Rana Dajani has developed a community-based model to encourage children to read for pleasure, We Love to Read (WLTR). Based in Jordan, WLTR has spread to more than 30 countries across the globe and has received numerous honors, including the 2009 Synergos award for Arab world social innovators, membership to the Clinton Global Initiative in 2010, the Library of Congress Literary Award for Best Practices in 2013, the 2014 WISE Qatar Award, the 2014 King Hussein Medal of Honor, a 2015 honor for the 50 Most Talented Social Innovators at the World CSR Congress, the 2015 OpenIDEO top idea for refugee education and a 2015 Star Award for education impact.

Dajani has been an Eisenhower fellow, a two-time Fulbright alumnus, an Associate Professor and Director of the center of studies at the Hashemite University in Jordan, a visiting professor at the Yale Stem Cell Center, a visiting scholar at the University of Cambridge and a visiting professor at the Stem Cell Therapy center in Jordan. Her lab is comprised of world experts on the genetics of Circassian and Chechan populations in Jordan, focusing on diabetes and cancer. Dajani spearheaded the effort to establish a law for stem cell research ethics in Jordan, and is a strong advocate for the theory of biological evolution and of its compatibility with Islam. She has spoken on this topic, and many others, at numerous conferences across the globe.

Dajani is a consultant to the higher council for science and technology in Jordan. She has written in Science and Nature about women and science in the Arab world, and is on the UN Women Jordan advisory council. She has established a network for women mentors and mentees and received the PEER Award for the model Three Circles of Alemat. In 2014, she was chosen as one of the 20 most influential women scientists in the Islamic world, and in 2015, among the 100 most powerful women in the Arab world and elected to the women in science hall of fame. She was awarded the King Hussein Cancer & Biotechnology Institute award in 2009, and the 2017 Global Change maker Award from IIE/Fulbright. She has been appointed a Higher Education Reform Expert by the EU-TEMPUS office in Jordan and an Education expert consultant to the Islamic Development Bank in Saudi Arabia. Dajani is founder of the Center for Service Learning at the Hashemite University.

She has a Ph.D. in molecular biology from the University of Iowa.

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Emma Daly

Human Rights Watch
Communications Director

Emma Daly is the Communications Director at Human Rights Watch, overseeing all media communication coming from the organization, a position she has held since July 2007. Prior to that, she worked as Press Director after joining HRW in November 2005. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Daly spent 18 years as a journalist, mostly as a foreign correspondent, working for the New York Times, the Independent, Newsweek, the Observer and Reuters, among others.

Trenton Daniel

2014-2015

Trenton Daniel is an editor on the North America desk for The Associated Press in New York. Recently, he was the news cooperative’s Haiti correspondent, a post he began in March 2011. Prior to that, Daniel spent eight years as a staff writer with the Miami Herald, where he was part of a team that was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for its 2010 Haiti earthquake coverage. Overseas assignments have also taken him to Iraq, Guatemala and throughout the Caribbean. He was a fellow with the International Reporting Project (formerly the Pew Fellowship program) in 2003 for which he traveled to Nigeria, and has also worked for the Committee to Protect Journalists in New York. Daniel is a graduate of Reed College and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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James Dao

James Dao is a reporter covering military and veterans affairs for the national desk of The New York Times. He writes about the military world from the ground up, looking at issues ranging from health care for veterans to the culture and daily lives of active duty troops and their families, at war and at home.

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Gretel Daugherty

2000

Gretel Daugherty is a photojournalist in Colorado. Daugherty has worked for the Denver Post, New York Times, Los Angeles Times and Associated Press. She has been active in reporting on post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and in fighting for the rights of military veterans who suffer from PTSD.

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Barbara Davidson

Barbara Davidson has been a staff photographer for the Los Angeles Times since 2007. Previously, she worked at the Dallas Morning News, the Washington Times and the Record in Ontario, Canada. Davidson won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography for her work on innocent victims trapped in the crossfire of Los Angeles’ deadly gang violence.

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Alan Davis

Alan Davis is Asia & Eurasia Director for the Institute for War & Peace Reporting. Previously he was an award-winning journalist covering Asia and the former Yugoslavia.

Kenan Davis

Kenan Davis is an interactive journalist for the Guardian US. Previously, he was the coordinator of the Digital Media program at the Columbia Journalism School, where he taught multimedia storytelling and web design.

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Marla Davis Bellamy, J.D., M.G.A.

Director of Philadelphia CeaseFire

Marla Davis Bellamy is the executive director of the Center for Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy at the Temple University School of Medicine, and Director of Philadelphia CeaseFire, a public health violence intervention program developed in Chicago. Prior to joining Temple, Davis Bellamy served as executive director of the Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia and for five years prior as chief of staff for the PA Department of Health in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Over her career, Davis Bellamy has served as executive vice president of special projects at Universal Companies, director of community affairs at the Univ. of Pennsylvania Health System, executive director of the Healthcare Management Alternatives Foundation, Inc. and government relations liaison for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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Kevin Dayton

Kevin Dayton came to The Honolulu Advertiser in 1997 as the capitol bureau reporter. Previously he worked at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald, the Associated Press, Tucson Citizen and Arizona Daily Star. He holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Hawaii and an undergraduate degree from the University of Arizona.
 

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Donna De Cesare

Photographer and Associate Professor

Donna De Cesare is a documentary photographer and an associate professor at the University of Texas School of Journalism. For over 20 years she has been exploring youth identity and gang violence in Central America. Her project, “Destiny’s Children: A Legacy of War and Gangs” follows the lives of four young people marked by an experience of war and its aftermath.

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Alejandro de la Fuente

Harvard University
Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin-American History and Economics

Alejandro de la Fuente PhD is the Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin-American History and Economics and a Professor of African and African American Studies and History at Harvard University. A historian of Latin America and the Caribbean who specializes in the study of comparative slavery and race relations, de la Fuente joined Harvard University after holding faculty appointments at the University of Pittsburgh, the University of South Florida in Tampa, and the University of Havana.

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Donna DeCesare

2003

Donna DeCesare is an award-winning photojournalist with extensive experience covering Latin America. She is currently on the faculty of the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Advisory Board of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas.

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Donna DeCesare

University of Texas, Austin
Latin America Coordinator and Dart Media Curator

Donna DeCesare is an award-winning documentary photographer and Associate Professor at the University of Texas School of Journalism, a faculty affiliate of the Latin American Studies program, and an Advisory Board member of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. For more than two decades, DeCesare photographed gang members and their families in Central America and in refugee communities in the U.S. In 2013, those images and stories were published in her book "Unsettled / Desasosiego: Children in the World of Gangs." Later that year, she was awarded the Cabot Prize for her distinguished work and contribution to Inter-American understanding. 

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Lisa DeJong

Lisa DeJong has been a staff photographer for The Plain Dealer of Clevaland since 2007. She was previously on staff at the Flint Journal and Muskegon Chronicle in Michigan and the St. Petersburg Times in Florida.  DeJong was named Photographer of the Year in the Ohio News Photographers Association competition in 2009, and was runner-up in 2008.

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Melissa del Bosque

2013 Ochberg Fellow

Melissa del Bosque has covered the US-Mexico border since 1998. She has been an investigative reporter with The Texas Observer since 2008. Her work has been published in national and international media outlets, including TIME magazine, The Guardian, and the Mexico City-based Nexos magazine. Del Bosque’s work has also been featured in television and radio on Democracy Now!, PBS, Al Jazeera, the BBC and National Public Radio. Through her work along the U.S.-Mexico border, del Bosque has reported on topics including border militarization, the plight of unaccompanied migrant children deported to Mexico and Mexican asylum seekers in the United States. Her 2012 investigative feature about massacres in the Juarez Valley, Mexico, was a National Magazine Award finalist in the reporting category, and won awards from both the Association of Alternative News Media and the Pan American Health Organization. Del Bosque has also been honored with the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism from the Journalism Center on Children and Families at the University of Maryland. She is a 2014-15 Lannan Fellow at The Investigative Fund.

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Eugenio del Bosque Gómez

Eugenio del Bosque Gómez is a photographer, filmmaker and non-profit executive based in Austin, Texas. For the past fifteen years, Eugenio has collaborated in award winning documentary and narrative films, as well as multimedia journalism projects as a photographer, producer, editor, cultural liaison and translator. From 2006 to 2014, Eugenio served as Executive Director of the Cine Las Americas International Film Festival, creating theatrical exhibition opportunities for over 1600 independent Latino and indigenous films, and fostering industry networking, cultural and artistic exchange between the United States, Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

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Samantha Dellinger

Now in her 13th year at the York Daily Record, digital artist Samantha Dellinger continues to be a visual and interactive technology leader and newsroom innovator.

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Bryan Denton

Bryan Denton is an award-winning freelance photographer based in Beirut, Lebanon. He began his career covering cultural issues and conflicts in the Arab World after graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, focusing on Photography and Middle Eastern and Islamic studies. Based in Lebanon since 2006, Denton is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, and has also completed assignments throughout the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and Afghanistan for clients including TIME, Stern, The UNHCR, Vanity Fair Italy, Der Spiegel, and Human Rights Watch. Winner of the 2016 Robert Capa Gold Medal for his work on the battle against ISIS in Iraq, and an alum of the 2014 World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Bryan's work has also been recognized by Pictures of the Year, the Chris Hondros Foundation, The Magenta Foundation, Prix-Bayeux Calvados and Foto8. His first solo exhibition, featuring his work from the Libyan Revolution, curated by Fred Ritchin, was exhibited at the Gulf and Western Gallery in New York in 2011, and his prints are held in the Sir Elton John Photography Collection, among others.

Janine di Giovanni

2014-2015

Janine di Giovanni is the Middle East Editor of Newsweek and an Associate Fellow at The Geneva Center for Security. She is the author of six books and will publish “Seven Days in Syria” (WW Norton) in July 2015. A documentary made alongside the book, which focuses on the ordinary lives of civilians responding to the war, will also come out at the same time. di Giovanni has reported on more than a dozen wars and conflicts over the past two decades. Her focus has always been civilian rights and human rights violations. She has won numerous awards, including an ASME National Magazine Award, two Amnesty International Awards, and Britain's Foreign Correspondent of the Year. Her trademark is to focus on the micro, and the effect of violence, trauma and war on society. She has worked in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Somalia, Liberia Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Chechnya, East Timor, Bosnia, Kosovo, Serbia and many other places. She has served as an adviser to the United Nations, as well as to senior military advisers. Her TED Talk on war got more than 750,000 hits on Youtube. di Giovanni is also a contributing editor for Vanity Fair and has been a contributor to Granta, The New York Times and Harpers. An American, she lives in Paris with her son, Luca.

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John Dinges

John Dinges is the Godfrey Lowell Cabot Professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He began his career as a reporter and copy editor for The Des Moines Register & Tribune. He was a freelance correspondent in Latin America for many years, during the period of military governments and civil wars in South and Central America, writing for Time, The Washington Post, ABC Radio, The Miami Herald and other news organizations. On his return to the U.S., he worked as assistant editor on the foreign desk at The Washington Post.

Rachel Dissell

2015

Rachel Dissell covers justice issues for The Plain Dealer and Cleveland.com. She has written investigative pieces about Cleveland’s response to sexual assault, gun violence, teen dating violence and government corruption. Dissell was awarded the 2008 Dart Award with photographer Gus Chan for their nine-part series “Johanna: Facing Forward” that chronicled the life of a Cleveland teen who was raped and shot by her ex-boyfriend. Dissell currently teaches journalism at her alma mater, Kent State.

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Pamela Dix

Pamela Dix is a founding member and the former executive director of Disaster Action, an NGO established in 1991 whose members were survivors and bereaved people from 29 disasters both the UK and overseas. Her brother Peter Dix was killed in the bombing of Pan Am 103 over Lockerbie, in December 1988. Pamela is also a book publishing editor, writer and researcher

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Amy Dockser Marcus

2009

Amy Dockser Marcus is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. She was based in Israel as the Journal's Middle East correspondent from 1991 to 1998, and has written two books that grew out of her experiences there. She was awarded the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting for a series she wrote about the physical, emotional, and monetary challenges facing cancer survivors.

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Paula Domenici, Ph.D

Adjunct Assistant Professor, USU Center for Deployment Psychology

Paula Domenici, Ph.D., is a licensed counseling psychologist working as head of the Division of Training Programs at the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP) at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. In this capacity, she oversees training courses for military and civilian mental health professionals and presents workshops to clinicians from various disciplines on psychology-related topics.  From 2006 to 2007, she worked as the deployment behavioral health psychologist for the CDP at the National Naval Medical Center, where she saw Marines in both the outpatient behavioral health clinic and inpatient casualty care unit. She performed psychological evaluations and provided individual and group treatment for PTSD and other post-deployment concerns.

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David Donald

David Donald is data editor at the Center for Public Integrity, where he leads the computer-assisted reporting program. His current interest is in financial, economic, and housing analysis and new tools for data analysis. 

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Kerry Drake

Kerry Drake, opinion editor for The Casper Star-Tribune, covered the Matthew Shepard case 10 years ago.
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Joanna Dreby

Joanna Dreby is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York and received her PhD from the CUNY Graduate Center in 2007. She is author of the book Divided by Borders: Mexican Migrants and their Children (University of California Press 2010), which is the recipient of the Goode Book Award and the Thomas and Znaniecki Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association (Family Section) (2011) and also the 2011 Book Award from the Association for Humanist Sociology (International Migration Section). The book is based on a four year ethnographic study that draws on fieldwork and interviews with over 140 members of Mexican transnational families including migrant parents in Central New Jersey and children in the Mixteca region of Oaxaca and children’s caregivers. It explores how family separation during international migration, and the sacrifices such separations entail, affect the relationships between family members.

Dreby is an ethnographer of family life, whose research focuses on the ways migratory patterns and families’ decisions about work and child care affect children. Her current research, funded by the Foundation for Child Development, explores the experiences of young children growing up in Mexican immigrant households in Ohio and New Jersey. The project documents the ways variations in legal status within families and settlement patterns in new destination sites impact the lives of children.

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Hannah Dreier

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Hannah Dreier is a reporter at ProPublica, focusing on immigration. From 2014 to 2017, she was Caracas correspondent for The Associated Press. Her reporting on the human impact of the economic crisis in Venezuela was honored with the James Foley Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism, the Overseas Press Club Hal Boyle Award and a Gerald Loeb Award. 

Dreier joined AP in 2012 as a politics reporter in the Sacramento bureau, and later covered the business of gambling from Las Vegas. She began her career as a metro reporter in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she wrote about gang violence and police accountability issues.

Susan Drevo

Susan Drevo, a clinical psychology doctoral student ​, is a research assistant for the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma’s research unit based out of The University of Tulsa and is currently a project coordinator of an international, anonymous online survey of journalists’ occupational experiences. Additionally, Susan serves as research lab coordinator for the Treatment and Assessment Center for Traumatic Stress (TACTS) and is a member of the Tulsa Institute for Trauma, Adversity and Injustice (TITAN), at The University of Tulsa.

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Rebecca Droke

Rebecca Droke has been a staff photographer at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette for three years. Before that she worked at the Durango Herald. She graduated from Ohio Unversity's School of Visual Communication in 2005.
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Peter Drought

Peter Drought is Senior Camera Operator and Senior Field Operator for News and Current Affairs at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

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Stacy Drury

Department of Pediatrics, Tulane University
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Vice Chair of Research

Stacy Drury is a clinician scientist focused on the life-long effects of early child adversity, including child maltreatment. She co-directs the Stress Environment Research Collaborative in Health Disparities (SERCH) at Tulane University and serves as the Associate Director of the Tulane Brain Institute. She is also the Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Pediatrics and holds the Remigio Gonzalez, M.D. endowed professor of Child Psychiatry. She also directs the genetic and epigenetic studies of the on-going Bucharest Early Intervention Project.

Dr. Drury explores how the interaction of genetic and epigenetic factors with early experience shapes neurodevelopment and long term health outcomes in children. Her clinical practice and translational research focuses on improving long-term outcomes in at-risk children and infants through an enhanced understanding of the interaction between early life experiences, the stress response systems, child health and neurodevelopment. She is the director of the Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Genetics Laboratory (BANGL), which includes both a molecular genetics basic science “wet” laboratory and a translational research program.

She holds a B.A. in Religious Studies & Biology from the University of Virginia, an M.S. in Human Genetics from the University of Michigan, a Ph.D. in Genetics and Biometry from Louisiana State University Health Center and an M.D. from the same institution.

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Patrick Dugan

Chief Judge, Philadelphia Veterans Court

Patrick Dugan is the chief judge of the Philadelphia Veterans Court, which provides a holistic “Treatment Court” approach to criminal justice involving veterans. Judge Dugan is also a Captain in the US Army Reserves. He first enlisted in the Army Reserves in 1981 as a Nuclear Biological Warfare Specialist, and from 1983-1989 was active duty as an airborne infantryman. He served with the 82nd Airborne Division as a M60 Gunner in Recon 1/505 Airborne Infantry, in South Korea with the 2nd Infantry Division, and in Panama with the 1/508th Airborne Infantry. Upon returning home he earned his B.A. and J.D., and for over a decade practiced law with a special emphasis on children and the poor.

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Clarence W. Dupnik

Clarence W. Dupnik is the Sheriff of Pima County Arizona. A veteran with over 50 years in local law enforcement, he has served as the Sheriff of Pima County, Arizona, since his appointment in February 1980. County voters have re-elected him nine times. As Sheriff, he oversees a department of 1,513 employees and a $135 million budget.

Since Sheriff Dupnik has been in office, the population of the unincorporated area of Pima County has increased from 191,216 in 1980 to more than 350,000. He is nationally known for his implementation of innovative and effective law enforcement programs. He oversaw the police response to the 2011 mass shooting in Tuscon involving Representative Gabrielle Giffords. Sheriff Dupnik remains active in many professional, civic, and fraternal organizations, including the National Sheriffs Association and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

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Alex Duval Smith

2015 Ochberg Fellow

Alex Duval Smith is a freelance journalist who works mainly for British and French text, audio and visual media. In 1998 she was appointed The Guardian's Africa Correspondent. Since then, most of her work has focused on Africa where she has covered all aspects of life across the continent. She has also reported from many conflicts and their aftermath. Most recently as the BBC's resident correspondent in Mali, she dealt with safety threats on many levels. After years of parachuting into stories, she faced the new challenge of living among people who had experienced extreme levels of trauma. In October 2015 she moved to Poland, where she is reporting primarily for The Guardian.

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Kathryn Eastburn

2001

Kathryn Eastburn is an editor of the Colorado Springs Independent. Eastburn has written about teen suicide and its repercussions, depression, and the murder of a child by a family member. In covering these topics, she has raised issues of the gang mentality, bullying, ready access to lethal weapons, and the need for more open dialogue about violence and traumatic events.

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Dr. Edward Rynearson

Dr. Edward Rynearson, a psychiatrist, founded the Separation and Loss Services program at Seattle's Virginia Mason Medical Center in 1989. He is also author of the book, Retelling Violent Death.

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Ismail Einashe

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Ismail Einashe is a feature writer and investigative journalist who primarily reports on migration and refugee issues. He has written for The Sunday Times, The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, The Nation, BBC, NPR, Prospect and The National, among many other places. He has worked for BBC Radio Current Affairs and presented on BBC Radio. He is a 2017 Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University Journalism School and an associate at the Cambridge University Migration Research Network (CAMMIGRES). He sits on the editorial board of Tate Etc. the magazine of the Tate Museums which has the largest print circulation of any art magazine in the world. 

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Tara Eisenberg

Tara Eisenberg joined Gehl Institute in 2017 as Program Manager to lead projects that drive the organization’s mission to transform cities through prioritizing decisions about public life. She works collaboratively with the team to grow the organization and amplify its impact. Prior to joining Gehl Institute, Eisenberg worked at Rebuild by Design, an organization reimagining how communities and government work together to solve complex, urban problems. At Rebuild, she managed ongoing research projects, including facilitating a longitudinal survey on the long-term health effects for communities that self-select to move away from high-risk geographies. She also worked directly with cities and local NGO’s to develop processes for creating more resilient building codes and educating and planning for sea level rise. She is a lifelong New Yorker who received both her BS and MA degrees from NYU’s Steinhardt school.

John Ellis

John Ellis composed music for WNYC's Dart Award-winning story, "Living 9/11."

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J. Emory Parker

J. Emory Parker is the Interactive Editor at The Post in Courier. He graduated with a degree in biology from the College of Charleston in 2010, where he focused his research efforts on bioinformatics as well as co-created and developed the student media portal cisternyard.com. Before joining the paper in 2013, he assisted with molecular biology research at the Medical University of South Carolina.

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Liselotte Englund

Country Contact, Scandinavian Network

Liselotte Englund is Head of Department (Prefect) of Environmental and Life Sciences; Faculty of Health, Science and Technology at Karlstad University, Sweden. She is also Assistant Professor of Media and Communication Studies, stationed at Risk Management. Besides she is a member of the Universitys’ Executive Committes at Center for Public Safety and Health Academy. She is a former postdoctoral fellow at the National Centre of Disaster Psychiatry at Uppsala University and a freelance journalist who runs her own company, Liselotte Englund Media AB.

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Jose Jaime "Nonoy" Espina

Jose Jaime "Nonoy" Espina is a senior editor at interaksyon.com, the online news portal of the TV5 network and is a director of the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines. He has been a journalist for more than 30 years, most of these spent in the field.

Among the subjects he has covered in the Philippines are the communist insurgency and related issues of human rights, internal displacement and social justice. He is also deeply involved with the NUJP's work to advocate press freedom and to advance media protection and safety. 

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James Estrin

Photographer and NYT Lens Blog Curator

James Estrin is a photographer for The New York Times, co-editor of The Lens Blog, the Times’s photography blog, and journalism educator at the City University of New York. Estrin was the driving force behind Lens, and has been its co-editor since it went online in May 2009. He started at The Times in 1987, and was part of the team that won a Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for the series “How Race is Lived in America.” In 2004, he was the first journalist to photograph an assisted suicide in Oregon, an event which he documented through articles, photographs and an audio slide show. Internationally, he has covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict several times and chronicled the journey of Mexican immigrants who shuttle between their lives in the United States and Mexico.

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Whitney Eulich

Whitney Eulich is the Latin America editor at the Christian Science Monitor, where she oversees regional coverage for the online and print editions. She also curates the Latin America Monitor Blog. Prior to The Monitor she was a freelance print and radio reporter focusing on human rights, gender and violence, international development, conflict resolution, and Latino issues.

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Patricia Evangelista

2015

Patricia Evangelista is a multimedia reporter working in text, video and photography. She covers conflict, disaster and human rights for the online news agency Rappler, and is a writer-at-large for Esquire Philippines. Her work ranges from the largely taboo issues of abortion and contraception in Catholic Philippines to the 2009 massacre of journalists in Ampatuan, Maguindanao. In 2014, she won the Kate Webb Prize for her coverage of the siege of Zamboanga and the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.

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Tim Evans

Tim Evans is the Consumer Advocate for the Indianapolis Star, where he has worked since in 1997. Before taking his new position in January, he spent the last five years as an investigative reporter.

During his time on The Star’s investigations team, Evans wrote about a wide range of topics including gun laws and violence, government fraud and waste, the state's troubled nursing home industry, the deadly State Fair stage collapse, questionable asset seizures by police and prosecutors, the Litebox fiasco (Google it), problems at the state Department of Toxicology, and the inappropriate actions of the former head of the Department of Child Services in a case involving his grandchildren. He also reported extensively on the toll abuse and neglect on innocent children and the shortcomings of the public safety nets intended to protect them.

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Arthur C. Evans Jr, Ph.D.

Director, Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation Services

Arthur C. Evans Jr, Ph.D., a clinical and community psychologist, is director of Philadelphia's Department of Behavioral Health and Mental Retardation Services. He is leading a major initiative to transform how behavioral health care and mental retardation services are delivered in the city. Since Evans' appointment in November 2004, Philadelphia has begun a transformation of its entire system, focusing on recovery for adults, resiliency for children and self-determination for all who use mental retardation services.  He holds a faculty appointment at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and has held faculty appointments at the Yale University School of Medicine and Quinnipiac University.

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Anne Eyre

Dr Anne Eyre is a sociologist specialising in psychosocial aspects of crises, major incidents and disaster management. She works independently and her work focusses on putting the needs of people affected by traumatic events at the heart of disaster planning, protocols and response, including media coverage. Anne is a survivor of the Hillsborough Disaster, 1989 and is Liaison Officer for Disaster Action.

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Dawn Fallik

2010

Dawn Fallik is an assistant professor at the University of Delaware, Department of English. Fallik has covered natural disasters, executions and a Nebraska prom in her 20 years of reporting. She began teaching journalism full-time at the University of Delaware in 2007 after leaving the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Patrick Farrell

2010

Patrick Farrell has been a photographer at The Miami Herald since 1987. He is the recipient of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Photography for his photographs of the devastation in Haiti caused by a particularly brutal hurricane season. 

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Jane Feinmann

Jane Feinmann is a freelance journalist based in London and writes on healthcare and patient safety for the Daily Mail, the British Medical Journal, Saga magazine and others, and has received several awards for her work. She has produced radio programmes and written four books.

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Anthony Feinstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, University of Toronto

Anthony Feinstein is a professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Director of the Neuropsychiatry Programme at Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Science Centre. He is the author of multiple books, including "Dangerous Lives: War and the Men and Women Who Report It" (Thomas Allen, Toronto 2003), "In Conflict" (New Namibia Books, 1998), "The Clinical Neuropsychiatry of Multiple Sclerosis" (Cambridge University Press 1999, 2007), "Michael Rabin, America's Virtuoso Violinist" (Amadeus Press, 2005, 2011) and "Journalists Under Fire: the Psychological Hazards of Covering War" (John Hopkins University Press). His most recent book is "Battle Scarred" (Tafelberg Press, 2011).

Feinstein has published widely in peer-reviewed journals and has authored numerous book chapters. In 2012, "Under Fire," a documentary produced by Dr. Feinstein based on his research on journalists in war zones, was shortlisted for an Academy Award. The documentary received a 2012 Peabody Award.

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Donna Ferrato

Documentary Photographer

Donna Ferrato’s documentary work has appeared in nearly 500 exhibitions in museums and galleries worldwide and is included in various permanent collections such as the International Center for Photography in New York City, the Corcoran in Washington D.C. and the Henry Buhl's Hands Collection. She first won acclaim for her landmark work on family violence.

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Beth Fertig

Beth Fertig has been covering city politics, education, and social services for WNYC News since 1995. Her reporting honors include the 2001 Columbia DuPont Silver Baton Journalism Award; the 2000 New York Press Club's Golden Gavel Award for her reporting on New York family courts; and the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi Award for a 1998 series uncovering the lack of shelter for homeless teenagers.

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Brian Feulner

Brian Feulner is a freelance photographer and multimedia journalist in Portland, Ore. Brian has worked as a photo editor and staff photographer for several daily newspapers after getting a degree in photojournalism from the Rochester Institute of Technology in upstate New York.

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Maggie Fick

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Maggie Fick is the East Africa Deputy Bureau Chief for Reuters. Since 2010, she has worked as a journalist in Africa and the Middle East for The Associated Press, Financial Times, and Reuters covering stories including the 2013 coup in Egypt, conflict in Iraq in 2014, Nigeria's economic crisis and the 2017 elections in Kenya. 

As a new member of Reuters' Peer Support Network, she strives to promote both open and confidential discussion among colleagues about mental health and self-care.

Robin Fields

Robin Fields has worked for the Los Angeles Times since 1999, and as a full-time investigative reporter since 2002. Stories she has done in recent years include investigations into rogue political fundraiser Norman Hsu, California’s adult guardianship system and abuses at the J. Paul Getty Trust. Fields began her career at the Sun-Sentinel in South Florida. Fields has received a National Journalism Award for investigative reporting, a Sigma Delta Chi Public Service Award and an Associated Press Managing Editors Public Service Award.

 

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Charles Figley, Ph.D.

Professor, Florida State University College of Social Work

Charles Figley is a US Marine Corps veteran, a psychologist, and a leading expert on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. He has written more than 200 scholarly works, including 18 books. He established the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and was its president for the organization's first two years. Figley was the founding editor of the Journal of Traumatic Stress and is now the editor of the Academy Journal Traumatology. He currently directs the FSU Traumatology Institute in New Orleans, and is the Kurzweg Chair in Disaster Mental Health at Tulane University.

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Sheri Fink

Sheri Fink is a correspondent for The New York Times and the author of the bestselling book, Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital (Crown, 2013) about choices made in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. She is a correspondent at the New York Times, where her and her colleagues' stories on the West Africa Ebola crisis were recognized with the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, the George Polk Award for health reporting, and the Overseas Press Club Hal Boyle Award. Her story "The Deadly Choices at Memorial," co-published by ProPublica and the New York Times Magazine, received a 2010 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting, a National Magazine Award for reporting and the 2010 Dart Award. A former relief worker in disaster and conflict zones, Fink received her M.D. and Ph.D. from Stanford University.

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David Finkel

The Washington Post
Enterprise Editor and Reporter

David Finkel is an enterprise editor and reporter for The Washington Post, where he leads the national reporting team.

Deanne Fitzmaurice

Deanne Fitzmaurice was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Photography in 2005. She has been a staff photographer at the San Francisco Chronicle for 16 years. Her work has been published in Time, Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report, Sports Illustrated, ESPN Magazine, NY Times Magazine and People Magazine. She has won awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, National Press Photographers Association, Best of Photojournalism, Pictures of the Year International, California Press Photographers Association, Atlanta Photojournalism Competition, Mark Twain Award in 2004 and was named the 2002 Photographer of the Year by Bay Area Press Photographers Association. She has been a contract photographer for Day in the Life book projects and is a graduate of the Academy of Art College in San Francisco with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography.

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Debbie Fleming Caffery

Debbie Fleming Caffery has been making photographs of the people and culture of her native Louisiana for more than 30 years. Caffery's photography has been included in exhibitions from the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C. to the Photo Gallery International, Tokyo. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the George Eastman House, Rochester; the Cleveland Museum of Art; and the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France. Four monographs have been published of Caffery's work: Carry Me Home (Smithsonian, 1990), Polly (Twin Palms, 2002), The Shadows (Twin Palms, 2002), and The Spirit & The Flesh (Radius, 2009). Her awards include a Katrina Media Fellowship from the Open Society Institute in 2006 to continue her work in New Orleans, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2005, and the Michael P. Smith Documentary Award and Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities in 2011.

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Mark Follman

Mark Follman is National Affairs Editor at Mother Jones. He is a former editor of Salon and a cofounder of the MediaBugs project. His reporting and commentary have also appeared in The Atlantic, Rolling Stone, the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and on Fox News, MSNBC, and NPR's All Things Considered. Since 2012, his in-depth investigations into mass shootings, child gun deaths, and other issues of gun violence have been honored with multiple journalism awards.

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Yosri Fouda

Yosri Fouda is a senior editor with the Arabic television station Al-Jazeera, and was the first journalist to interview leaders of Al-Qaeda following the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington.

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Edmund D. Fountain

Edmund D. Fountain is a photojournalist for the St. Petersburg Times. He joined the paper as an intern in the fall of 2004.
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Marsha Four

Executive Director, Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center

Marsha Four, R.N., is executive director of the Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center. She is a Vietnam in-country veteran who served on active duty with the Army Nurse Corps from 1967 to 1970.  Four has been actively involved in veterans’ issues on a local, regional and national level for many years. She was the initiator and executive director of the Philadelphia Stand Down from 1993 through 1998. A life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Delaware County Chapter 67, she has served on VVA’s National Board of Directors in Washington, D.C. since 1999 and is chair of its National Women Veterans Committee.

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Lloyd Fox

Lloyd Fox began working as a staff photographer for The Baltimore Sun in 1990. Before joining the Sun, he worked for The Philadelphia Inquirer as a stringer and then contract photographer. He also freelanced for United Press International at that time. Fox graduated from the University of Delaware.

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Stephen Franklin

Ethnic Media Project Director

Stephen Franklin is an award-winning journalist and former labor writer and foreign correspondent for the Chicago Tribune where he covered the Middle East, served as bureau chief as well as undertaking many assignments in the region. At the Community Media Workshop, he manages the Ethnic Media Project, a program to help Chicago’s ethnic media build their skills and network with one another. Through his work with the ethnic media, Steve helped to develop and launch the anti-violence campaign “We Are Not Alone/No Estamos Solos” to bring black and Latino communities together to spotlight anti-violence initiatives around Chicago.

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Robert P. Franks

Robert P. Franks, Ph.D. directs the Connecticut Center for Effective Practice (CCEP), a division of the Child Health & Development Institute (CHDI) in Farmington, Connecticut and is an assistant clinical professor at the Yale University School of Medicine and the University of Connecticut Health Center, Department of Psychiatry. He is former director of the National Resource Center for Child Traumatic Stress (NRC) at Duke University Medical Center, serving the nationwide federally funded National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN).

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Henry Freeman

Editor and Vice President, The Journal News

Henry Freeman’s 35 years experience as a newspaper manager includes stints as sports editor, executive editor and publisher. He is editor and vice president for news at The Journal News in White Plains, N.Y.

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Kristen French

Kristen French is a Brooklyn-based journalist and editor. She has written features, news, blogs and critical essays for a number of New York-based publications, including TheStreet.com and Guernica magazine. She will graduate in May with an M.A. in science journalism from Columbia Journalism School.

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Stefanie Friedhoff

Stefanie Friedhoff is a German-American journalist and assistant director for programming and special projects at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. She is also a contributing editor at Nieman Reports, and runs Nieman’s Trauma Journalism Program. Prior to joining the Foundation staff in 2006, she worked as a freelance journalist and science writer for U.S. and European media such as Time (U.S.)Suedeutsche Zeitung (Germany) and Folio/Neue Zuercher Zeitung (Switzerland). Friedhoff spent 15 years in German daily newspapers and magazines as a writer and editor before moving to Cambridge, Mass. in 1998. She was a 2001Nieman Fellow.

 

 

 

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Josh Friedman

Director of International Programs, Columbia University

Josh Friedman is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and director of International Programs at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He has covered conflicts in the Balkans, Beirut, Israel and Africa. He is past chairman and a board member of the Committee to Protect Journalists. Friedman was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting in 1985 for his coverage of the famine in Ethiopia.

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Matthew Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.

Executive Director, National Center for PTSD

Matt Friedman is currently Executive Director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Professor of Psychiatry and of Pharmacology at Dartmouth Medical School.

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Karen Frillmann

Karen Frillmann is WNYC’s managing editor for news. She works on the many and varied stories that emerge from the microphones and recorders of the reporting staff. 

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Cathy Frye

Cathy Frye is a general assignment reporter at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

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Julia Fullerton-Batten

Julia Fullerton-Batten is a fine-art photographer. She has won numerous international awards, and her work is on permanent display at the National Portrait Gallery, London and the Musee de l'Eysee, Lausanne, among others. Fullerton-Batten has been profiled many times in international professional photographic magazines. Her book, "Teenage Stories," was published in 2007. Fullerton-Batten is represented by Vaughan Hannigan for commercial work and Randall Scott Projects for her Fine Art prints.

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Michael A. Fuoco

Michael A. Fuoco is an enterprise reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Since joining the paper in 1983, he has written spot news stories, features, enterprise pieces, and investigative stories.
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Kelly Furnas

Kelly Furnas became editorial adviser of Educational Media Company at Virginia Tech in 2005 after working for newspapers in Las Vegas and Tallahassee, Fla.

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Angelina Fusco

2012

Angelina Fusco is an editor for television news for BBC Northern Ireland. She has thirty years’ experience covering the Northern Ireland Troubles. Almost half of that period has been spent as the editor of BBC Northern Ireland Television News, leading a large team covering some of the most politically complex, editorially challenging and sensitive stories in any part of Western Europe. For the last 14 years she has been directly responsible for the content of all BBC television news programs in Northern Ireland. Many of these have concerned stories which have generated world headlines, ranging such from the Omagh bombing and IRA and Loyalist ceasefires through to the 100th anniversary of Titanic and the Olympic Torch as well as Royal and US Presidential visits. She recently completed a 12 month attachment as a senior trainer at the BBC’s prestigious College of Journalism, working with senior staff from the BBC and other news organizations from around the world.

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Michelle García

Michelle García is a writer, radio reporter and video journalist whose work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon, The Boston Review, Time and numerous other media outlets. Her media criticism about the violence in Mexico has appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review and NACLA. She is the producer and director of the PBS documentary "Against Mexico: The making of heroes and enemies" and she is traveling the U.S.-Mexico border working on a book about the U.S.Mexico border, myth and masculinity. More info at: www.michellegarciainc.com
 

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Lisa Gardner

Lisa Gardner is an Australian journalism trainer currently based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. There she develops models of best media practice, and trains journalists in both online media and investigative journalism at the country's foremost English language news outlet. Lisa’s recent work speaks to conflict, new media and human rights across Asia. Follow her on Twitter @leesebkk.

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Natasha Gardner

2011

Natasha Gardner is a writer and editor at 5280, Denver’s magazine. Gardner’s investigative work focuses on the justice system and child welfare.

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Arnessa Garrett

Metro Editor, The Dallas Morning News

Arnessa Garrett has worked at newspapers for more than 20 years, beginning at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans, where she started as a reporting intern for the Metro section.  She has focused on issues of criminal justice, violence and trauma throughout her career.

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Arnessa Garrett

2006

A professional journalist since 1990, Arnessa M. Garrett, 35, began her career as an intern at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. She attended Tulane University and was named a Truman Scholar in 1990. She spent her junior year of college at the Institut d’etudes politiques in Paris.

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Arnessa M. Garrett

A professional journalist since 1990, Arnessa M. Garrett, 35, began her career as an intern at The Times-Picayune in New Orleans.

She attended Tulane University and was named a Truman Scholar in 1990. She spent her junior year of college at the Institut d’etudes politiques in Paris.

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Javier Garza

2013 Ochberg Fellow

Javier Garza is a journalist based in Torreón, Mexico. He is the news editor at Imagen Laguna and a consultant on journalist protection at the World Association of Newspapers, and is a member of the board of Article19’s Mexico and Central America Office. As editorial director of El Siglo de Torreón he developed safety protocols for covering a wave of violence unleashed by organized crime groups in the city, which included armed attacks and kidnappings against the newspaper. He is recipient of the Dart Ochberg fellowship. In 2014-15 he was a Knight Fellow at the International Center for Journalists focused on digital security and documenting attacks against the press in Mexico. Garza has a bachelor’s degree in communications from the Universidad Iberoamericana and a master’s in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. He has lectured on violence against the media at universities and press organizations in Mexico, the United States, Europe and South America and serves as an adviser on Newsroom Safety at the World Association of Newspapers (WAN-IFRA).

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Jeanny Gering

Dart Centre Europe
Program Coordinator, Country Contact Germany

Jeanny Gering is program coordinator at Dart Centre Europe. She works as a freelance journalist and filmmaker for international broadcasters like the BBC, CBS and Arte. Jeanny is based in Berlin and graduated from City University, London with an MA in International Journalism. You can find her work at: www.jeannygering.com.

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Yehia Ghanem

Yehia Ghanem is the international journalist in residence at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. An Egyptian journalist and writer for more than 30 years, Ghanem has been a foreign correspondent and an editor for Al-Ahram International newspaper, and is currently living in exile in New York following a sham trial that convicted several dozen Egyptians with connections to international NGO's. His wife and three children remain in Egypt. Ghanem is also the supervisor of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism Network (ARIJ) in Cairo, Egypt. He worked as the Bureau Chief for Al-Ahram newspaper in Southern Africa, and has won numerous awards for his work covering wars around the globe including 1995 Man of the Year from the Egyptian Doctors Syndicate for coverage of the war in Bosnia from 1992-1995, and Best Foreign Investigative Reporting on the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo from the South African Association of Foreign Correspondents in 2002. Ghanem has published four books based on his experience in covering war zones: “I was there: Journal of Military Correspondent in Bosnia,” “What is Going On in Asia?: Impacts of Pakistan & India Nuclear Testing on Strategic Balance,” “Media Disinformation: Applied Study on Iraq, Libya,” and “Egypt and Bosnia and the True Account of Arab-Israeli Arms Reduction Negotiations.” He has participated as a panelist in numerous national and international seminars, workshops and conference. Ghanem is also a senior mentor and trainer on investigative journalism in Egypt and the Middle East.

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Ashley Gilbertson

Photographer, VII Photo Agency

Ashley Gilbertson is a photographer with the VII Network photo agency, and a principal at Shell Shock Pictures. His first book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, was released in 2007.

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Everett Gillison, J.D.

Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Mayor’s Chief of Staff

Everett Gillison is deputy mayor for public safety for the Ciy of Philadelphia where he oversees the Philadelphia Police and Fire Departments, Prisons, Office of Emergency Management, and Mayor’s Office of Reintegration Services for Ex-Offenders. He also serves as Mayor Nutter’s chief of staff. Prior, Gillison was assistant defender for the Defender Association of Philadelphia and a member of the Special Defense and Homicide Unit.

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Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D.

Pediatrician and Professor of Pediatrics

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Stella Girkins

Stella Girkins is a Web Assistant at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma and plans to graduate from Columbia College in May 2015 with a degree in Art History. She has previously worked as a student web editor for the Columbia College website and as a correspondent for Mandarin Quarterly NYC. Her work has also appeared in the Columbia Daily Spectator and Bullett Media. For more information, visit stellagirkins.com.

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Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin attended New York City public schools, where he graduated as valedictorian of the Bronx High School of Science. He holds degrees in three different subjects: mathematics (B.A., Harvard), political science (M.A., Michigan), and sociology (Ph.D., Berkeley). Along the way, he became a political activist in the New Left of the 1960s, contributed to the so-called underground press, and began to write books.

 

Gitlin's newest book is "Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street" (April 2012.) Gitlin's two previous books are, "The Chosen Peoples: America, Israel, and the Ordeals of Divine Election" (with Liel Leibovitz, Journalism M. S. and Communications Ph.D., September 2010, Simon & Schuster); and a novel, "Undying,” (Counterpoint, 2011). Other works include 12 books, chiefly on media and recent America:" Uptown: Poor Whites in Chicago" (co-author, 1970); "The Whole World is Watching: Mass Media in the Making and Unmaking of the Left" (1980); "Inside Prime Time" (1983); "The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage" (1987); "The Twilight of Common Dreams: Why America is Wracked by Culture Wars" (1995); "Media Unlimited: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds Overwhelms Our Lives" (2002); "Letters To a Young Activist" (2003); "The Intellectuals and the Flag" (2006); and most recently, "The Bulldozer and the Big Tent: Of Identities and Ideals in the Uproar of American Politics" (John Wiley, September 2007). He has also written a book of poetry, "Busy Being Born" (1974), and two additional novels: "The Murder of Albert Einstein" (1992) and "Sacrifice" (1999), the latter of which won the Harold U. Ribalow Prize for novels on Jewish themes. His books have been translated into many languages.

 

He contributes to many newspapers and magazines, lectures frequently in the United States and abroad, is a member of the editorial board of Dissent,and is online regularly at Tablet, Tomdispatch, Dissent and CJR.org.

His website is: toddgitlin.net

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Aaron Glantz

2011 Ochberg Fellow
Aaron Glantz is an investigative reporter at Reveal. He is the author of two books on the Iraq war, The War Comes Home: Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans and How America Lost Iraq.
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Ira Glass

Ira Glass started working in public radio in 1978, when he was 19, as an intern at NPR's headquarters in DC. Over the next 17 years, he worked on nearly every NPR news show and did nearly every production job they had: tape-cutter, desk assistant, newscast writer, editor, producer, reporter, and substitute host. He spent a year in a high school for NPR, and a year in an elementary school, filing stories for All Things Considered. He moved to Chicago in 1989 and put This American Life on the air in 1995. He is the show's host and executive producer.

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Mike Glenn

Houston Chronicle
Reporter

Mike Glenn grew up in the Navy but enlisted in the Army after graduating from high school in Rockwall, Texas. Following his honorable discharge, Glenn attended the University of Texas at Arlington where he received a BA in History and a commission as a lieutenant in the Army. He led a platoon of cavalry troopers in combat during the Gulf War. Glenn spent about six years in the Army - both as an enlisted soldier and officer. He then studied journalism in graduate school and began his career in the news business.

Maria Godoy

Maria Godoy is an editor with NPR's digital news division, where she oversees national news coverage.  From the national debate over gay marriage, to the downfall of GOP lobbyist Jack Abramoff, to a colorful virtual journey with an aerial photographer, Maria uses a mix of formats — text, images, audio, video and interactive Web tools — to tell news and feature stories online.  She was part of the NPR news teams that won the 2007 Nancy Dickerson Whitehead Award for Excellence in Reporting on Drug and Alcohol Issues and the 33rd annual Gracie Award from the American Women in Radio & Television.

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Esther Goh

Esther Goh is an early childhood development specialist at the Bernard Van Leer Foundation, where she supports the Parents+ and Building Blocks programs in particular and providing more general technical assistance and knowledge on early childhood development globally.

Originally from Singapore, Goh has lived in Australia and the US and is currently based in the Netherlands. She has over five years of experience in the sector: prior to joining the Bernard Van Leer Foundation, she worked for the government of Singapore, and she has also taught kindergarten. Goh holds a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Melbourne, Australia, and a Master’s degree in International Comparative Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York.

Edilberto "Herbie" Gomez. Jr

2009

Herbie Gomez started his journalism career as a newspaper correspondent 20 years ago. He has worked as a stringer for United Press International, Deutsche Presse-Agentur and Reuters, and as a correspondent for the now defunct Manila Chronicle, TODAY and The Manila Times.

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Peter Gonzales

Peter Gonzales is President & CEO of the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians. An immigration attorney by training, he has a distinguished record of civic and business leadership and advocacy, and a longtime interest in and commitment to community economic development. Prior to joining the Welcoming Center, he was a founding partner of the Gonzales Tiagha law firm.

He is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and a past Pennsylvania State Chair of the International Municipal Lawyers Association. In 2008, he was appointed by Mayor Michael A. Nutter to serve on the Zoning Board of Adjustment in Philadelphia, where he served until 2012.

Previously, Gonzalez also worked in the Solicitor’s Office for the City of Philadelphia, with the nonprofit Project HOME, and with the US Agency for International Development.

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Daniel Gonzalez

Daniel Gonzalez is the immigration and border reporter for The Arizona Republic. He has written about immigration, the border and Latino affairs for The Republic since December, 1999. He has reported extensively from the Arizona border and Mexico, as well as from Germany, Italy and Spain for The Republic and from Puerto Rico and Northern Ireland for previous newspapers.

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Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante

2010

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Amy Goodman

Host and Executive Producer, Democracy Now!

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Anand Gopal

Anand Gopal is a fellow at The Nation Institute, a journalist covering the Middle East, and a scholar studying political violence. His reporting on Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Harper’s, and elsewhere. He is the author of No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes, which won the Ridenhour Book Prize, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. He has won the George Polk Award, a National Magazine Award, an Overseas Press Club Award for his reporting from Iraq. He received his PhD from Columbia University, where he studied network analysis, and is a professor at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University.
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Steve Gorelick, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Film and Media Studies, Hunter College, CUNY

Steve Gorelick is Professor of Media Studies in the Department of Film and Media Studies at Hunter College and a member of the Dart Center’s Advisory Council.

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Jennifer Goren

Jennifer Goren is senior editor of PRI’s "The World."   She works with the program's global staff of correspondents and reporters, helping them to craft their stories for broadcast. She was a staff producer and writer at public radio station WBUR, Boston, before joining the staff of "The World" in 2005.

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Carol Gorga Williams

2001

Carol Gorga Williams is a reporter for the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey. Gorga Williams has covered crime and the criminal justice system, diversity issues, trauma, post-traumatic stress and acute stress disorder. She is currently working on a 20-month project on the impact of fatal crashes on survivors and the community at large.

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Ginger Gorman

Ginger Gorman is an award winning print and radio journalist based in the Australian Capital Territory. She has worked for ABC Local Radio, ABC Emergency, Triple J, Radio Netherlands Worldwide and Fairfax Community Newspapers, and her freelance work has been published in print and online in news.com.au, The Guardian, The Age, Daily Life, Mamamia and Her Canberra. In 2006, Gorman became the first ABC employee to win the prestigious World Press Institute Fellowship, based in the United States.

Tom Gorman

Project Editor

Tom Gorman came to the Las Vegas Sun after 32 years with the Los Angeles Times , where he was a reporter, national correspondent and an assistant metro editor. He joined the Sun in 2005 as a columnist and six months later asked to become an editor so he could be assigned a shady parking spot. With various promotions, in time he earned a reserved spot in the parking garage as the Sun's executive editor. His passion remains editing from his newsroom desk and mentoring young journalists.

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Kristen Graham

Education Reporter

Kristen Graham has been a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer since 2000.  She currently covers the Philadelphia School District for the Inquirer and Philly.com and was part of the team that produced “Assault on Learning,” the Inquirer’s investigative series on school violence.

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Sally Grantham-McGregor

Sally Grantham-McGregor, MD, is Emeritus Professor of International Child Health at the Institute of Child Health, University College London and Honorary Professor at University of the West Indies. She has served as a Chairman of the Steering Committee for the Lancet Series on Child Development in Developing Countries and of the Subcommittee of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences on Nutrition and Mental Development. Grantham-McGregor was also a founding member of the Global Child Development Group, Chairman of the Subcommittee of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences on Nutrition and Mental Development, Board member of the Open Society Foundation’s Early Childhood Program and a member of the Advisory Panel on Early Childhood and Readiness to Learn for the Inter-American Development Bank. She has published extensively in peer reviewed journals on the development of disadvantaged children in low and middle-income countries.

Dan Grech

2008

Dan Grech is co-senior producer and co-host of WLRN's "Under the Sun." Dan is also the radio news director for the WLRN Miami Herald Report, where he produces 15 daily newscasts for South Florida’s public radio station

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Frank Green

Ochberg Fellow
2001

Frank Green is a reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia. Green's coverage of the criminal justice system and prison issues includes capital punishment, wrongful convictions, sexual assault victims, and prosecutorial and police misconduct. He has been credited with helping clear the names of several wrongfully convicted persons. Green was the 1997 winner of the Thurgood Marshall Journalism Award for his coverage of the death penalty, the 2015 Innocence Network Journalism Award, and the Virginia Press Association Journalist of the Year Award 2015.

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Frank Green

A reporter for the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia. Green's coverage of the criminal justice system and prison issues includes exploration of the role of race in capital punishment. Green was the 1997 winner of the Thurgood Marshall Journalism Award for his coverage of the death penalty.

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Kerry Green

Executive Member

Kerry Green is associate professor and head of the school of Professional Communication at the University of Canberra. He has been a print journalist, editor of the Queensland Times and various other news management roles. He continues to research trauma in the newsroom which embraces how newsroom practice affects journalists and audiences.

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Bill Greene

Bill Greene has been a staff photographer with The Boston Globe for 25 years.

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Guillermo Grenier

Florida International University
Professor of Sociology in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies

Guillermo Grenier PhD is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies at Florida International University, the State university of Florida in Miami. Born in Havana, Cuba, Grenier is one of the founders of the Miami School of social analysis. Grenier is the author of numerous books and dozens of articles on labor, migration, immigrant incorporation, and Cuban-American ideological profiles, particularly in the Greater Miami area and lectures nationally and internationally on his research.

Kenna Griffin

Kenna Griffin is a doctoral student in the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. She is a former student in University of Central Oklahoma’s groundbreaking Victims in the Media course.

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James V. Grimaldi

Investigative Reporter

James V. Grimaldi, who joined the Washington Post in 2000, won the Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting in 2006 for work on the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal. He has worked on accountability stories about Congress, politicians, presidential campaigns, D.C. public schools, the Washington Redskins, the Smithsonian Institution and the National Zoo, among others. His series “The Hidden Life of Guns” won the 2011 Freedom of Information medal awarded by Investigative Reporters and Editors. He has been a Knight-Bagehot fellow in business journalism and Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton.

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Lori Grinker

2005

Lori Grinker is a photographer for Contact Press Images. She has photographed victims of violent conflict and war in more than 30 countries.

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Lisa Guernsey

New America Foundation
Director of Early Education Initiative

Lisa Guernsey is deputy director of the Education Policy program and director of the Learning Technologies project at the New America Foundation. She leads teams of writers and analysts to tell stories, translate research, examine policies, and generate ideas for new approaches to help disadvantaged students succeed.

Prior to her work at New America, Guernsey worked as a staff writer at The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education, and has contributed to several other national publications, including The Atlantic, the Washington Post, Newsweek, Time, Slate, and USA Today. She is co-author with Michael H. Levine of “Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens” (Jossey-Bass, 2015) and author of “Screen Time: How Electronic Media – From Baby Videos to Educational Software – Affects Your Young Child” (Basic Books, 2012). She won a 2012 Eddie magazine gold award for a School Library Journal article on e-books and has served on several national advisory committees on early education, including the Institute of Medicine's Committee on the Science of Children Birth To Age Eight.

Guernsey holds a master’s in English/American studies and a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Virginia. 

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David Guggenheim

Ocean Doctor
President & Founder

David Guggenheim PhD is a marine scientist, conservation policy specialist, submarine pilot, ocean explorer and educator. He is president and founder of the Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization, Ocean Doctor. Guggenheim directs Cuba Conservancy — an Ocean Doctor Program, and is in his 14th year leading research and conservation efforts in Cuba focused on coral reefs and sea turtles, a joint effort with the University of Havana. His work was recently featured on 60 MINUTES.

Safiullah Gul

2014-2015

Safiullah Gul began his journalism career in 1995 working for English print media in Pakistan at publications including The Frontier Post, The News International, The Sun International, The Statesman and Dawn newspaper. As a journalist from South Waziristan, one of the most volatile regions along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, Gul was a go-authority for stories from South Waziristan and the eastern border of Afghanistan immediately after the 9/11. Gul has contributed to Paravda.ru as well as to local print media. In 2007 he joined Geo English TV as a correspondent from the KPK and tribal region. In 2008 he was named bureau chief for the DUNYA News Network. Gul was injured in a double-bombing incident, and survived many other encounters while covering attacks on NATO supply routes. He was a 2013 Dart Asia Pacific fellow, and has trained other journalists on political reporting, conflict reporting, safe journalism, ethical journalism and journalists’ security and wellbeing.

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Roy Gutman

Foreign Editor, Newsday

Roy Gutman has reported on international affairs for more than three decades and is currently a foreign editor in Newsday, an adjunct professor at the Medill School of Journalism, a Ferris teaching fellow at Princeton and a Jennings Randolph senior fellow at the U.S. Institute of Peace. 

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Chris Hanclosky

Chris Hanclosky is a videographer and multimedia producer for The Post and Courier. Since graduating from the University of South Carolina in 2005 with a Visual Communications degree, he has worked as a graphic designer, photographer and television and film producer for Fox, ESPN, CBS and NBC and others.

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David Handschuh

1999

David Handschuh is a photographer for the New York Daily News. He covered the Columbine High School shootings, the aftermath of Pan Am flight 103's crash in Scotland, and the tragic Happy Land Social Club fire in New York City. He served for three years on the executive of the National Press Photographers Association and, in July 2000 was elected to a one-year term as the organization's president.

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Alex Hannaford

2012 Ochberg Fellow

Alex Hannaford is a British journalist based in Texas. He has written about the death penalty, crime, harsh sentencing, religion, culture and human rights issues for the Sunday Times and Sunday Telegraph magazines, The Guardian, GQ, Esquire, The Atlantic, The Nation, and the Texas Observer. He is a 2012 Dart Center Ochberg Fellow.

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Barbara Hans

2010

Barbara Hans is a lecturer and researcher at Hamburg University. Hans worked as an editorial trainee with Spiegel Online and Der Speigel in 2006, and now works as an editor and a reporter for Speigel Online. Her stories have focused on poverty, violence, integration, addiction and sexual abuse.

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Jesse Hardman

Jesse Hardman was working in Chile with the international media development organization Internews when the earthquake struck. He currently lives in New York.

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Kristen Hare

Kristen Hare covers the media for the Poynter Institute. Her work for Poynter has earned her a Mirror Award nomination. Hare, a graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism, spent 5 years as the Sunday features writer and an assistant editor at the St. Joseph (Missouri) News-Press, and five years as a staff writer covering race, immigration, the census and aging at the St. Louis Beacon. She also spent two years with the Peace Corps in Guyana, South America. Hare and her family live outside Tampa.

Shawn Harrington

Shawn Harrington is the assistant boys basketball coach at Marshall Metropolitan High School. Harrington was shot twice in 2014, when several men fired bullets into the car he was driving in Humboldt Park, Chicago.

John Harris

John Harris teaches in the Department of Journalism at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA.

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Rich Harris

Rich Harris is an interactive journalist at the Guardian US. He previously worked as a financial reporter, video journalist and web producer at Citywire, before joining the Guardian's UK interactive team as a front-end developer.

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Shayla Harris

Shayla Harris is an award-winning videojournalist with The New York Times where she reports, produces, shoots and edits local, national and international stories. While at the Times, she has been the recipient of numerous awards, including a Digital National Magazine Award for a video on education in Russia, a George Foster Peabody Award for a video on the troubling rise of criminal behavior among veterans from Iraq and Afghanistan and an Overseas Press Club award for a video on human rights abuses in Ethiopia.

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Maureen Hartshorn

Maureen Hartshorn is a designer for The Post and Courier. She has won numerous awards from the South Carolina Press Association, including three consecutive first-place honors for her Page 1 portfolio. Hartshorn’s front pages have been featured on Newseum’s Top 10 Pages and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” news program. Before coming to the Charleston paper in 2008, she was a copy editor and designer at the Marin Independent Journal in Marin County, Calif.

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Kristin Harty

Kristin Harty joined the Delaware News Journal as a general assignment reporter in September 2005. Her most recent narrative project, a three-part series about seven men who drifted for days in the Atlantic on a four-man life raft, appeared in The News Journal earlier this year. Harty graduated from the University of Illinois and received a Masters of Arts from the University of Mississippi.  She has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Marion, Indiana.
 

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Ignatius Haryanto

Ignatius Haryanto is a former Tempo journalist and is now director of the Institute for Press and Development Studies.

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Khaled Hasan

2011

Khaled Hasan is a storyteller and photographer.  Hasan has worked as a freelancer for several daily newspapers in Bangladesh as well as for international magazines. His documentary project "Living Stone" has won numerous international awards.

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Tham Seen Hau

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Tham Seen Hau currently heads Kinitv, the video arm of the independent news portal Malaysiakini.

She has nearly two decades of experience working in satellite television news, radio and digital media. She has covered Malaysian politics extensively over the years with a particular interest in infringement of human rights and political violence. Seen Hau was a 2015 East-West Center fellow. She is also a regular speaker on digital media freedom in Malaysia.

Ron Haviv

Photographer, VII agency

Ron Haviv is a photographer for the VII agency (of which he is a co-founder) and a 2004 Dart Fellow. Haviv has covered conflict in Latin America and the Caribbean, crisis in Africa, the Gulf War, fighting in Russia, conflict in the Balkans, the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the war in Afghanistan and the U.S. invasion of Iraq. 

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Ron Haviv

2004

Ron Haviv is a photographer for the VII agency (of which he is a co-founder), has covered conflict in Latin America and the Caribbean, crisis in Africa, the Gulf War, fighting in Russia, conflict in the Balkans, the aftermath of the September 11 attacks, the war in Afghanistan and the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

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Ron Haviv

Ron Haviv s a renowned documentary photographer, and co-founder of the VII photo agency. His work on humanitarian crises and conflicts has been published internationally in magazines including Stern, Paris Match, Newsweek, and the New York Times Magazine. In 2004 he was named an Ochberg fellow by the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma and joined the Dart Society. His books include: "Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal," "Afghanistan: On the Road to Kabul" and the recently published "Haiti: January 12, 2010." This latest work is a book/exhibition conceived in collaboration with de.MO, The Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University and VII to benefit Partners In Health and its Stand with Haiti campaign.

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Anne Hawke

Anne Hawke has traveled throughout the United States and across the globe to produce and report stories for NPR's National Desk.  She produced two prize-winning stories by Daniel Zwerdling, each of which prompted the federal government to make swift policy changes: a December 2006 investigation on Iraq veterans suffering mental anguish, which won the George Foster Peabody Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, and a November 2005 series on abuse of immigration detainees, which won the Edward R. Murrow Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Award, and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award.

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Sonya N. Hebert

Sonya N. Hebert is a staff photographer at The Dallas Morning News. Prior to joining The Dallas Morning News in 2007, Sonya interned at The Virginian-Pilot in Norfolk, Va. and attended the Ohio University School of Visual Communication.

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Chris Heide

Chris Heide is a Seattle writer and videographer with particular interests in journalism, social media, pop culture, and law. He graduated from the University of Washington in 2008 with a double major in political science and journalism.

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Drex Heikes

Drex Heikes is in his second stint at the Los Angeles Times. In his first 18 years at the newspaper, he worked as executive editor of the Los Angeles Times Sunday magazine, foreign affairs editor in the Washington Bureau and acting New York bureau chief for coverage of the 9/11 attacks.

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Caleb Hellerman

2004

Caleb Hellerman is a producer for CNN's chief medical correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta. He has reported extensively on mental health and trauma issues, including suicide and experimental drug treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Michael Hemphill

Michael Hemphill graduated from Birmingham-Southern College and received a master's degree in creative writing from the University of Southern Mississippi. After an internship with Southern Living magazine in the summer of 1995, Hemphill worked for 1 1/2 years at The Decatur Daily in Decatur, Ala., before becoming a staff writer for The Roanoke Times in June 1997, where he now covers federal courts.

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Ted A. Henken

Baruch College
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology and Black and Latino Studies

Ted A. Henken PhD is Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology and Black and Latino Studies, Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY). Fluent in Spanish, he has served as an expert for a variety of media including The New York Times, The Washington Post, the AP, CNN, NPR, the BBC, CCTV, Telemundo, and NTN24. He teaches courses on contemporary Cuban culture and society and specializes in social media and Internet use in contemporary Cuba.

Rita Henley Jensen

Editor in Chief, Women's eNews

Rita Henley Jensen is founder and editor in chief of Women's eNews and founder of its sister site, Arabic Women’s eNews. Jensen is a survivor of domestic violence and a former welfare mother who earned degrees from Ohio State University and Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.

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Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Molly Hennessy-Fiske is a staff writer for The Los Angeles Times, where she has spent seven years covering metro, national, business and foreign news, including reporting rotations in Afghanistan, Egypt and Iraq.

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Amy Herdy

2004

Amy Herdy is an investigative reporter for the The Denver Post. She spent more than a year uncovering flaws in the handling of domestic abuse and sexual assault cases in the military, for the series “Betrayal in the Ranks,” which was a finalist for the 2004 Dart Award. She joined the Post in 2002, after six years at the St. Petersburg Times.

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Marc Herman

Marc Herman is a reporter based in Barcelona.

Susan Herman

Associate Professor, Pace University

Susan Herman is a professor of criminal justice and the author of Parallel Justice for Victims of Crime.  From 1997 to 2005, she served as the executive director of the National Center for Victims of Crime, the nation’s leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims. 

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Charles Herrick

Charles Herrick is Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Western Connecticut Health Network.

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Gavin Hewitt

Gavin Hewitt, one of the BBC’s most distinguished and experienced reporters, covered the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.

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Joe Hight

Project Editor
Joe Hight is the Edith Kinney Gaylord Chair of Journalism Ethics at the University of Central Oklahoma, a columnist and bookstore owner. He was the editor of The Gazette in Colorado Springs when Dave Philipps and the news organization won the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 for its "Other Than Honorable" series about the plight of soldiers suffering from PTSD and traumatic brain injuries who were being kicked out of the Army without benefits. Previously, he was the director of information and development for the Oklahoman/NewsOK.com. In 1995, he led the team of reporters and editors who covered victims of the Oklahoma City bombing. The Oklahoman’s coverage won several national awards, including the Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma.
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Lindsey Hilsum

Lindsey Hilsum is Channel 4 News International Editor, and the author of Sandstorm; Libya in the Time of Revolution, an account of the fall of Colonel Gaddafi. She also reported the "Arab Spring" from Egypt and Bahrain. She reported from Belgrade in 1999 when NATO bombed Serbia, from Baghdad during the 2003 US invasion, and covered the Fallujah assault in November 2004. Her reports from Africa, the Middle East and Russia have earned her several awards. From 2006-8 she was the Channel 4 News China Correspondent, based in Beijing. In 1994, she was the only English-speaking journalist in Rwanda when the genocide started.

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Saed Hindash

Saed Hindash is a photojournalist at the Star-Ledger, New Jersey’s largest newspaper. In 2002 he won the Dart Award, along with reporter Matt Reilly, for a story about a Siberian orphan who was beaten and froze to death in the custody of his adoptive parents in central New Jersey. Before joining the Star-Ledger, Hindash worked for newspapers in Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, and in Everett, WA.

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Maria Hinojosa

Broadcast Journalist

Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist and writer. Hinojosa is President of The Futuro Media Group and the anchor of the weekly NPR program “Latino USA,” WGBH’s “One on One with Maria Hinojosa” and V-me’s “La Plaza: Conversaciones con María Hinojosa.” She was senior correspondent on “NOW, with David Brancaccio,” and continues to be a contributor to PBS.

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Jane Hoback

Jane Hoback is a writer and assistant business editor at the Rocky Mountain News in Denver. She also is the adviser to The Metropolitan student newspaper at Metropolitan State College of Denver. She has a particular interest in covering issues that affect women and minorities.

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George Hoff

2007

George Hoff is Managing Editor of Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News in Ottawa. He has also served as the CBC's director of global news gathering, senior executive producer of news and Washington bureau producer. He is chair of the North American Broadcasters Association Safety and Security Committee and sits on the board of RTNDA Canada.

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Brendan Hoffman

Brendan Hoffman is a freelance photographer based in Washington, DC, where he covers news and politics for a variety of clients including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal, and Getty Images.

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Jan Hoffman

New York Times Staff Writer

Jan Hoffman is a features reporter for The New York Times, with a long-time focus on adolescents — a subject she has written about for Sunday Styles, Science Times, Metro, and in a recent series about cyberbullying for the paper’s front page. She has also been a columnist for Science Times, a chief contributor to Portraits of Grief, the profiles of the 9/11 victims which were nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, and a legal affairs reporter for Metro.

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Andrew Hogg

Andrew Hogg is a former news editor of the Sunday Times and Observer, and was editor of The Sunday Times Insight Investigative Unit. He was also that paper's Africa correspondent and Middle East correspondent. Before working at Christian Aid, he was head of press at the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture.

 

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Leah Hogsten

Leah Hogsten is an award-winning photographer for The Salt Lake Tribune where she has worked for nearly two decades, a career that has fueled her passion for visual storytelling. Her 2016 portraits of people who have been sexually assaulted were a collaborative effort, she says, as she worked with individuals to determine whether they wanted to show their identity and if so, to what degree. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism.

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Patrick Howse

In a 25 year BBC career, Patrick Howse was a senior broadcast journalist for BBC News, covering news stories in war zones and other challenging environments. He was bureau chief in Baghdad between 2004 and 2009. His last role with the BBC was as an education reporter for the news website. He also lectures on the Hostile Environments Course run by 1st Option Safety and has carried out assignments training BBC journalists ahead of deployment to dangerous place.

 

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Chiung-wen (Julia) Hsu

Country Contact, Chinese-Speaking Network

Chiung-wen (Julia) Hsu is an associate professor of College of Communication at National Cheng Chi University in Taiwan. She has a PhD in communication from the State University of New York at Buffalo and she has been working on media coverage of victims since 2004. 

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Sanda Htyte

Sanda Htyte is associate producer at Radio Rookies, a New York Public Radio initiative that provides teenagers with the tools and training to create radio stories about themselves, their communities and their world. She has been with Radio Rookies since interning with the program in summer of 2005. 

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Paul Hu

Paul Hu is a photographer for the Press-Telegram in Long Beach, CA.

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Thomas Huang

Thomas Huang is Sunday & Enterprise Editor at The Dallas Morning News. He is also an adjunct faculty member of The Poynter Institute, a school for journalists in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Stuart Hughes

2012

Stuart Hughes is senior world affairs producer with BBC News, working across TV, radio, online and social media. He is based in London, and has worked in international news for more than a decade, While covering the Iraq War in 2003, Stuart stepped on an anti-personnel landmine. As a result of his injuries his right leg was amputated below the knee. He is an active campaigner against landmines and a patron of the Mines Advisory Group. Hughes is a member of the advisory committee of the Rory Peck Trust, and a consultant to the International News Safety Institute. He was a 2012 Dart Center Ochberg Fellow.

 

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Dana Hull

2004

Dana Hull has been a metro reporter for The San Jose Mercury News since 1999. He has reported on the California energy crisis, earthquakes, the anti-WTO demonstrations in Seattle, forest fires, sexual abuse by Catholic priests and Retired Gen. Wesley Clark's campaign for the presidency.

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Janice C. Humphreys

Associate Professor, UCSF

Janice C Humphreys, RN, CS, NP, PhD is Associate Professor in the Department of Family Health Care Nursing at the University of California at San Francisco. Her research addresses the strengths and experiences of battered women and their children using both quantitative and qualitative methods.

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Jess Hurd

Jess Hurd is a photojournalist and campaigning photographer, supplying images and photo-essays to international newspapers, magazines, trade union journals and NGO’s both commissioned and through her library Report Digital since the 90’s. She has been a London based freelancer since 2001, working with a broad range of campaigning organisations on social issues often inadequately covered by the mainstream press.

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Jess Hurd

Jess Hurd is a London-based photojournalist and campaigning photographer, with 15 years experience supplying images and photo-essays to international newspapers, magazines, trade union journals, NGOs and movements of social change. Her photos are online at www.jesshurd.com and available through her agency Reportdigital.co.uk .

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Chris Hurst

WDBJ7
Anchor

Chris Hurst is an anchor with WDBJ7 in Roanoke Virginia where he has reported major stories including the abduction of Brittany Mae Smith, a New Year’s Eve explosion at the Federal Mogul plant in Blacksburg, the murder of Alex Ernandes, who was posthumously accepted to West Point, and tornadoes across the region.

Chris is active in the community, singing for the Roanoke Symphony Orchestra Chorus and volunteering his time at the Baptist Community Center in Vinton with its after school program.

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Annie Hylton

Annie Hylton is an international human rights lawyer and freelance journalist originally from Canada focusing on conflict, human rights and national security. Since graduating with a Master of Laws in international humanitarian law and human rights in Geneva (and a J.D. in Canada), she worked in the Middle East and Asia on a number of projects related to human rights and the “war on terror”. She is currently a Stabile fellow of investigative journalism at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Liisa Hyvarinen Temple

2001

Liisa Hyvarinen Temple is a journalist based in Tampa, Florida working in print, broadcast and online. She is also adjunct professor for print and broadcast journalism at University of South Florida and University of Tampa.

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Abubakar Adam Ibrahim

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim is a Nigerian writer and journalist. Since 2009 he has worked at Nigeria’s leading newspaper, The Daily Trust, where he has written about arts, international politics and about people displaced by Boko Haram and other conflicts in Nigeria. Ibrahim has been a fellow at the Journalist Forum for World Peace in South Korea (2016), and the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Fellowship in Colombia (2013). He is also a Civitella Ranieri fellow (2015) as well as a recipient of the Sylt Foundation/Goethe Institut African Writer’s Residency Award. In 2016, Ibrahim was commissioned by the Berlin Literature Festival to contribute to an anthology entitled ‘Refugees Worldwide’. His reporting on the IDP camps in Northern Nigeria has appeared in Die Berliner Zeitung, Granta, and in the Daily Trust. His journalism has also appeared on the BBC, Aljazeera and other international media.

Trond Idås

Country Contact, Scandinavian Network

Trond Idås is an advisor for the Norwegian Union of Journalists, and is responsible for national courses in safety and trauma training for professional journalists. He lectures in journalism and truama at Oslo University College.

 

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Kenny Irby

Kenny Irby is Poynter’s senior faculty and director of community relations. Currently, he directs The Write Field initiative, a dynamic new academic enrichment and mentoring program for middle school minority male youth. He is an integral figure in visual journalism education, having founded Poynter’s photojournalism program in 1995. He teaches and consults in the areas of photographic reporting, leadership, ethical decision making and diversity.

During his 18-year tenure at Poynter, Kenny has traveled to Nigeria, the Netherlands, Denmark, Canada, Jamaica, Singapore, South Africa and Russia, preaching excellence in photojournalism and truth-telling. He chaired the 2007 Pulitzer Prize photography categories, lectured at the World Press Photos buddy training program and the International Center of Photography, is a member of the Eddie Adams Workshop board, and is a founding member of National Press Photographers Association, and The Best of Photojournalism (BOP) Committee. He is the recipient of numerous awards: 2007 Sprague Award (the NPPA’s highest honor), 2006 Society for News Design President’s 2002 NPPA President’s Award, 1999 Joseph Costa Award and others. Kenny is a frequent lecturer, teacher and author on photographic reporting issues, most recently with NPR.

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Arnold R. Isaacs

Author and former Baltimore Sun correspondent

A former reporter, foreign and Washington correspondent, and editor for The Baltimore Sun, "Skip" Isaacs covered the last three years of the Vietnam War and is the author of Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia and Vietnam Shadows: The War, Its Ghosts, and Its Legacy.

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Arnold R. Isaacs

A longtime reporter and editor for The Baltimore Sun, Isaacs is the author of the books Without Honor: Defeat in Vietnam and Cambodia and Vietnam Shadows. Since the mid-1990s, Isaacs has conducted training programs for journalists in various places, including several former Soviet republics, the Balkans, and a number of countries in Southeast Asia. He is a member of the Dart Center advisory council.

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Kateryna Ivanova

2011

Kateryna Ivanova heads the only investigative news organization in Ukraine, the Rivne Investigative Reporting Agency. She also runs a multimedia investigative project called Chetverta Vlada - The Forth Estate.

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Milorad Ivanovic

Country Contact, Balkan Network

Milorad Ivanovic is the deputy editor-in-chief of Blic, the largest Serbian daily newspaper. He was previously the paper’s foreign affairs editor and has a special interest in investigative and cross-border journalism. Milorad founded the Media Focus, Center for Investigative Journalism in Serbia and is on the board of SCOOP, a network of investigative journalists working in East and Southeastern Europe.
 

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Lt. J. Paul Vance

Lt. J. Paul Vance is the chief spokesperson for the Connecticut State Police. He has been a Connecticut State Trooper for more than 38 years.

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Laura Jackson

2000

Laura Jackson is a producer-in-residence for WHYY, a public-television station in Philadelphia. Jackson has produced documentaries on economic justice for women, rehabilitation for first-time offenders in a county jail, and efforts to improve the quality of life in violent neighborhoods.

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David Jacobson

Director of Photography

David Jacobson is a New York based cinematographer specializing in commercials and documentaries. He has shot for the Emmy award winning HBO miniseries, The Jinx and the Netflix series The Keepers as well as commercials, music videos and other narrative pieces. 

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Lena Jakobsson

2006

Lena Jakobsson is a producer for Court TV news. Among many other stories, she has covered the trials of Andrea Yates, Zacarias Moussaoui and Edgar Ray Killen, and the massacre at Columbine High School.

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Robert L. Jamieson Jr.

2005

Robert L. Jamieson Jr. is a metro columnist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He began as a P-I reporter in 1991, covering education, city hall and general assignment beats.

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Ina Jang

Ina Jang is a freelance photographer. Her work has been published in Time Magazine’s Light Box, Dear Dave Magazine, British Journal of Photography, IMA Magazine, Photo District News, and The New York Times Magazine, among others. Jang’s photographs have been shown at the New York Photo Festival, Daegu Photo Biennale, Paris Photo, Unseen, Flatland Gallery in Amsterdam and other galleries and festivals worldwide. She has been nominated for numerous awards, including Print Magazine’s 20 Under 30 and Flash Forward 2011, and was a Foam Talent and a finalist at the Hyères Festival 2011. She graduated with a BFA in Photography in 2010 and completed her studies in the MPS Fashion Photography Program at SVA in 2012.

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Fadah Jassem

 

Fadah Jassem is a British journalist of Syrian and Iraqi descent. As a Deputy News Editor, she has covered major international breaking news stories for ITN, NBC news and Al Jazeera English. An expert on Syria and the broader Middle East, she has been interviewed by the BBC, ITV News, Channel 4 News and Voice of America, among others. Jassem is currently working as a Domain Expert at Dataminr, a social media analysis company. 
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Jana D. Javakhishvili

Dart Centre Europe
Contact, South Caucasus Network

Jana (Darejan) Javakhishvili is a Georgian psychologist who has been working in trauma research, training and treatment since 1995. She provides psychological assistance to individuals who have been traumatized in armed incidents. Javakhishvili is heavily engaged in the field of conflict transformation as a facilitator for peace building events in Georgia and the South Caucasus. She supervises projects focused on mental health care reforms in the South Caucasus and Central Asia at the Tbilisi office of the Global Initiative on Psychiatry.

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Carlos Javier Ortiz

Photographer

Carlos Javier Ortiz is a photographer whose project, “Too Young To Die” is a comprehensive examination of youth violence in the United States and Central America. The project documents the lives of youth victims of violence as well as the teenage perpetrators of these crimes.

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Robert Jay Lifton, M.D.

Lecturer, Harvard Medical School/Cambridge Health Alliance

Robert Jay Lifton, a psychiatrist at Harvard Medical School, has written about various destructive historical events, and is the author of a recent memoir, Witness to an Extreme Century.

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Mandy Jenkins

Mandy Jenkins is Interactives Editor with Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome, where she oversees the national video and data journalism teams and works with local newspapers on special projects and social media strategy. 

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Brad Jennings

Brad Jennings is the assistant managing editor for visuals at the York Daily Record.

 

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Alexis Jetter

Alexis Jetter is a veteran journalist, teacher and radio commentator with a focus on politics, science, activism and popular culture. Her articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Mother Jones, Science Times, Sports Illustrated, The Guardian(UK), Readers Digest, Health, Prevention, More, Ms., Harpers Bazaar, Life, The Village Voice, Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation, among others. She was a metropolitan reporter for New York Newsday. Jetter is also a Pulitzer Prize finalist with top national awards for her writing on education, science and social justice, and teaches journalism at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, NH. She is working on a memoir about her late mother, a pioneering physicist and health researcher at the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

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Jenny Johanna Manrique Cortés

2006

Jenny Johanna Manrique Cortés is a freelance journalist formerly based in Bucaramanga, Colombia. After reporting for the publication Vanguardia Liberal on the activities of paramilitary groups, Manrique received a number of death threats and was forced to leave Colombia. Since leaving Colombia in March 2006, she has written for El Espectator, Latin America Press, and Interprensa.

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Abigail Jones

2014-2015

Abigail Jones is a writer, editor and New York Times bestselling author. She is a senior writer at Newsweek, where she has written cover stories on Jane Goodall, America's college drinking crisis, the sexualization of tween girls, and homophobia in figure skating. She has also investigated the Slender Man stabbing, Alzheimer's disease and a little-known housing solution for aging Americans. Before joining Newsweek, Jones worked at the Forward, The Daily and The Atlantic, and freelanced widely. She co-authored the New York Times nonfiction bestseller “Restless Virgins: Love, Sex, and Survival in Prep School,” now a Lifetime Original Movie. She has an M.A. in Arts and Culture Journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, an M.S. in Creative Writing from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and a B.A. in English from Dartmouth College. She lives in New York City.

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Ann Jones

Writer and Photographer

Ann Jones is an authority on violence against women. She is a journalist, photographer, activist, and author of eight books of nonfiction, including the seminal work, Women Who Kill.

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Brandon T. Jones

CeaseFire Outreach Worker

Brandon T. Jones is an outreach worker for Philadelphia CeaseFire, a public health violence intervention program that originated in Chicago, Illinois. A native of Philadelphia, Jones was part of the youth violence problem in the city until he turned his life around and became part of the solution. As an outreach worker, Jones works to reduce the number of homicides and shootings in the 22nd police district in Philadelphia by recruiting and working one-on-one with clients between the ages of 14 and 25 who are actively involved in high risk street activity. Jones works round the clock to motivate his clients to adopt more positive lifestyles. He also assists them with obtaining employment, GED or job training.

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Chris Jones

Editorial Assistant

Chris Jones is an Editorial Assistant at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. He also works as a freelance photojournalist with attending Columbia's School of General Studies. Before his time at Columbia, Chris deployed twice to Afghanistan as a U.S. Marine. He returns to Afghanistan as often as possible to work as a photographer. 

Kristin Jones

Kristin Jones was a staff writer for the Center for Public Integrity. She is now U.S. Correspondent at South China Morning Post and reporter at the Rocky Mountain I-News Network.
 

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Lynne Jones

Child Psychiatrist, Writer & Relief Worker

Lynne Jones, OBE, FRCPsych, PhD, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist, writer, researcher, and relief worker. Jones has been engaged in assessing mental health needs and establishing and running mental health services in disaster, conflict, and post-conflict settings since 1990 around the world. Outside the Asylum: A Memoir of War, Disaster and Humanitarian Psychiatry, her latest book, published by Wiedenfeld and Nicolson (US publication June 2018), explores her experience as a practicing psychiatrist in war and disaster zones for 25 years, along with the changing world of international relief. With her colleague in international development, Luke Pye, Jones has co-created Migrant Child Storytelling, a website where migrant children can tell their stories through their own drawings, videos, and writing.

Until August 2011, Jones was the senior technical advisor in mental health for International Medical Corps. She is a course director for the program on Mental Health in Complex Emergencies at the International Institute for Humanitarian Affairs, Fordham University, and consults to the World Health Organization. She was a member of ICD 11 stress disorders working group, and is a technical consultant in the development of the mhGAP curriculums by WHO and UNHCR. In October 2013 the new edition of her book, Then They Started Shooting: Children of the Bosnian War and the Adults They Become, was published by Bellevue Literary Press. She has a PhD in social psychology and political science; she has also been a Radcliffe Fellow. In 2001, she was made an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) for her mental health work in conflict-affected areas of Central Europe. She is an honorary consultant at the Maudsley hospital, London, and Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation trust; and is a visiting scientist at the François-Xavier Bagnoud Centre for Health and Human Rights, Harvard University. She is currently living and working in Belize.

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Maggie Jones

2013
Maggie Jones is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine and a 2012 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. A National Magazine Award finalist, Jones writes about social issues including immigration, poverty, race, gender, education and families. She has also written articles and book reviews for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, Salon, Mother Jones, Elle and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Jones has been a guest lecturer at Boston College and Harvard University on topics ranging from immigration to narrative journalism. In addition to her work throughout the United States, she has reported from Japan, Thailand, Burma and Guatemala.
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Stephen Jukes

Director

Stephen Jukes is Professor of Journalism at Bournemouth University's Faculty of Media & Communication, one of the largest of its kind in Europe with an international reputation for combining research, teaching and professional practice. His research focuses on areas of objectivity and emotion in news with an emphasis on trauma and conflict journalism. He was previously a foreign correspondent and editor at the international news agency Reuters. During a series of overseas postings he covered or oversaw coverage of stories ranging from the ousting of Margaret Thatcher to the fall of the Berlin Wall, two Gulf Wars and September 11. In his final position at Reuters, he was Global Head of News and executive editor for a series of books on the Middle East conflict.  He chairs the Dart Centre for Journalism & Trauma in Europe and is a trustee of the Institute for War & Peace Reporting.

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Michael Kamber

Michael Kamber has worked as a freelance photojournalist and journalist since 1986. He has covered conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, Liberia, the Sudan, Cote D'Lvoire, Somalia, Haiti, Israel, the Congo and other countries. He has also worked as a writer for the New York Times, contributing numerous articles from Haiti, Iraq and West Africa. His photos have been published in nearly every major news magazine in the United States and Europe, as well as in many newspapers. Kamber is a former Revson Fellow at Columbia University. He is the winner of the Mike Berger Award, the Missouri School of Journalism's Lifestyle Award, the Society of Professional Journalists Deadline Club Award, American Photo Images of the Year and is a member of the New York Times team that won the 2003 Overseas Press Club award. He has been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize, twice for photography and once for reporting. He is currently attached to the Baghdad Bureau of the New York Times.

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Candice M. Kane

Candice M. Kane is the Chief Operating Officer of Cure Violence, a strategic public health initiative that supports community-based and city-wide violence prevention. 

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Susan Kaplan

2010

Susan Kaplan has been a public radio reporter at the NPR affiliate WFCR, based in Western Massachusetts, since 1995. Her work focuses on education, innovative technologies and most recently women in the military.  

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Susan Kaplan

Reporter, WFCR

Susan Kaplan has been a reporter at WFCR, an NPR affiliate in Western Massachusetts, since 1995. Her work focuses on education, innovative technologies and, most recently, women in the military. Her stories have been heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and On the Media. Most recently, she reported on military sexual trauma among women veterans that ran during a week-long series on All Things Considered. Her work has received numerous AP awards. For six years she hosted a weekly public affairs program on the PBS affiliate WGBY in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Arun Karki

Arun Karki has been a video journalist at Nepal Television News for a decade. He is also the founder and executive director of the Center for Data Journalism Nepal (CDJN), a nonprofit media outlet that publishes data driven news stories online. Over the years, he has produced hundreds of reports on natural calamities and their impact on the public.

Karki has been awarded fellowships from the Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union, Dart Centre Asia-Pacific, the Journalism Fund, SKUP and more. Karki holds a masters degree in Information and Communication Technology.

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Jill Kaufman

Jill Kaufman is the news director at WFCR in Amherst, Massachusetts where she oversees newscasts, features and series reporting. She also reports on issues around western New England. Before coming to WFCR, Kaufman began the global resources desk at PRI’s “The World” at WGBH in Boston. As the executive editor, she commissioned American stories with international angles for the show; for stations, she provided international content to broaden local talk shows, reporter packages and other news production.  Prior to her role at the global resources desk, Kaufman was a reporter at WGBH’s culture desk from 2001 to 2003. She created nationally distributed feature reports for NPR and PRI programs, covering the arts, education and New England history.

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Matthew Kaufman

Matthew Kauffman has been a reporter at The Hartford Courant since 1986 and is currently a reporter on the Courant’s investigative desk. 

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Kevin Kawamoto

Kevin Kawamoto, MSW, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the University of Hawaii School of Communications and teaches courses in journalism and multimedia.

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Patrice Keats

Dr. Patrice Keats is an Assistant Professor in the Counselling Psychology Program at Simon Fraser University, where she focuses on traumatic stress studies and counselor education. Her scholarly work centers on the effects of witnessing trauma, including secondary traumatic stress, vicarious witnessing, acute and posttraumatic stress responses, and trauma treatment. Dr. Keats also practices as a counselor in British Columbia with trauma survivors from civilian and military populations, and trains counselors in Nepal.

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Caitlin Kelly

Caitlin Kelly, a freelance journalist and former reporter for The Globe and Mail and Montreal Gazette, is the author of Blown Away: American Women and Guns.

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Jeff Kelly Lowenstein

Data Journalist & Lecturer, Columbia Journalism School
Ochberg Fellow, 2008

Jeff Kelly Lowenstein is a data journalist, blogger, writer, and lecturer at Columbia University. He is the former database and investigative editor at Hoy, the Chicago Tribune's Spanish language newspaper, and a past president of the Ochberg Society, international organization of journalists who cover issues of trauma and violence with sensitivity and compassion. 

He previously worked as a staff reporter at The Chicago Reporter and South Shore Community News. Kelly Lowenstein’s work has garnered local, national and international recognition, including awards from Investigative Reporters and Editors, the Society of News Design and the National Association of Black Journalists. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Santiago Chile at the University of Diego Portales, and is now a lecturer at the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Don Kelsen

Don Kelsen joined the Times photography staff in 1978. But his connection with Los Angeles and the paper that serves it started much earlier.

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Seamus Kelters

Ochberg Fellow
2002

Seamus Kelters, who died suddenly on September 27, 2017, was an influential chronicler of Northern Ireland’s civil conflict and co-author of Lost Lives, a highly detailed chronicle of the lives of the more than 3,600 men, women, and children killed in Northern Ireland from 1966-2000. He was a television producer for the British Broadcasting Corporation, and a reporter for the Irish News newspaper. An early Dart Center Ochberg Fellow, Kelters played a central role in the evolution of trauma-aware journalism.

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Nat Kendall-Taylor

The FrameWorks Institute
Chief Executive Officer

Nat Kendall-Taylor is Chief Executive Officer at the FrameWorks Institute. He oversees the organization’s pioneering, research-based approach to strategic communications, which uses methods from the social and behavioral sciences to measure how people understand complex socio-political issues, and tests ways to reframe them to drive social change. As CEO, he leads a multi-disciplinary team of social scientists and communications practitioners who investigate ways to apply innovative framing research methods to social issues, and train nonprofit organizations to put the findings into practice.

An expert in psychological anthropology and communications science, Kendall-Taylor published widely in the popular and professional press and lectures frequently in the United States and abroad. His work has appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Science Communication, Human Organization, Applied Communications Research, Child Abuse and Neglect, and the Annals of Anthropological Practice. He has presented at numerous conferences and organizations in the United States and around the world, ranging from Harvard University and the National Academy of Sciences to the Parenting Research Centre in Australia, the Science and Society Symposium in Canada, and Amnesty International in the United Kingdom. He is also a visiting professor at the Child Study Center at Yale School of Medicine, and a fellow at the British-American Project.

Kendall-Taylor joined FrameWorks in 2008. Since then, he has led work across the FrameWorks portfolio, with a special focus on issues related to early childhood development and mental health, criminal justice, and aging. He has also led the expansion of FrameWorks’ work outside the United States, working in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Kenya, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining FrameWorks, his research focused on understanding the social and cultural factors that create health disparities and affect decision-making. He has conducted fieldwork on the Swahili coast of Kenya, where he studied pediatric epilepsy, traditional healing, and the impacts of chronic illness on family wellbeing, and in Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan, where he studied child marriage and higher education. He has also conducted ethnographic research on theories of motivation in “extreme” athletes. Kendall-Taylor holds a B.A. from Emory University and Master’s and Doctoral degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Kelly Kennedy

Health Policy Reporter, USA Today

Kelly Kennedy is a health policy reporter at USA Today. Before coming to USA  Today in 2010, she reported for the Military Times. Kennedy has also written for the Chicago Tribune, the Associated Press, NASA, the (Boulder) Daily Camera, the Denver Post, the (Portland) Oregonian, the Salt Lake Tribune, the (Ogden) Standard-Examiner and Readers' Digest.

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Kelly Kennedy

2008

Kelly Kennedy has, since February 2007, been a medical/health reporter for all of Gannett's military papers — Army Times, Air Force Times, Navy Times and Marine Times.  Before that, she was a reporter for Army Times.

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Azmat Khan

Azmat Khan is an investigative reporter, a Future of War Fellow at New America and Arizona State University, and contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. Her reporting from Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan for the PBS series FRONTLINE, the New York Times Magazine, and BuzzFeed's Investigative Unit has won the National Magazine Award for Reporting, the Overseas Press Club Award for Magazine Reporting, the Deadline Club Award for Independent Digital Reporting, the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding Reporting on South Asia, and other honors. She received an MSt. from Oxford University, where she was a Clarendon Scholar, and is an adjunct professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.

Shane M. Khan

UNICEF
Household Survey Specialist - Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS)

Shane Khan has worked with UNICEF’s Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) since 2009. He is the focal point for methodological work on the MICS surveys. His work involves analysis of household survey data, partnering with others on indicator and questionnaire development and leading such development as stand-alone MICS activities or in conjunction with other testing activities.

Prior to this role, Khan was the Regional MICS Coordinator for UNICEF in Latin America and the Caribbean, where he worked with countries to implement MICS and further, to analyze data and disseminate findings from the surveys.

Before joining UNICEF, Khan worked with the Demographic and Health Surveys as a research associate mainly on population and health issues. He has a Ph.D. in public health, with a focus on maternal and newborn health. His primary research interests are on newborn care, care for women around the time of delivery and improving survey methods. His skills set is primarily demographic and econometric techniques.

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Iqbal Khattack

2011

Iqbal Khattack is executive director of Freedom Network, Pakistan's first media and development sector watchdog organization. The Freedom Network’s core value is to protect freedom of expression, including freedom of the press and Internet, and access to information and to promote an informed society that sees media as a key partner in a democratic and pluralist Pakistan. He was previously bureau chief for Pakistan's Daily Times. He also served as a correspondent for Agence France Presse for three years. He has been covering the war on terror since 2002, as well as national and state-level politics. Since 1999, he has been Pakistan's representative to Paris-based Reporters Without Borders, with a special interest in freedom of the press and freedom of expression. 

 

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Kathy Kieliszewski

Kathy Kieliszewski is a four-time National Emmy Award winning multimedia producer at the Detroit Free Press.

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Mia-Lia Kiernan

Mia-Lia Kiernan is a co-founder and organizer for One Love Movement. One Love Movement formed in the Fall of 2010 in response to the rise in detention and deportation of Cambodian-Americans on the basis of prior criminal convictions in Philadelphia, and nationwide. The Obama Administration officially announced a new policy prescription in August 2011 that targets and prioritizes “criminal aliens,” or anyone with criminal histories, for removal from the United States. These policies neglect to consider the severe flaws in the immigration system, including the presence of retroactive punishment, denial of individualized review, the broad range of crimes deemed deportable, and the value of rehabilitation. The experience of Cambodian families who have been broken apart by deportation has led One Love Movement to stand up to keep their families together and create more awareness of the deeper story behind what the government labels “criminal deportations.” Kiernan's work addresses the multi-faceted issues of deportation in the Cambodian community ~ including issues of foreign relations, refugee resettlement, behavioral health and PTSD, education, the links between the criminal justice and immigration systems, and the current political landscape around immigration policy.

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Quique Kierszenbaum

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Quique Kierszenbaum is a Jerusalem-based independent photographer, journalist and videographer. He is the Middle East Correspondent for Television Nacional Uruguay. His work has appeared in numerous other publications including The Guardian, The Independent, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Financial Times, Daily Telegraph, Paris Match, El Pais and La Diaria. 

While his main focus for the past two decades has been on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, he has also reported from Jordan, Egypt, Northern Ireland, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, Turkey and Azerbaijan. His 2016 book, "Postales de la Tierra Santa” (Postcards from the Holy Land), recounts a personal journey of 10 years into the individual and collective trauma of the Palestinian - Israeli conflict. 

Jim Killam

Jim Killam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. He's done writing, editing, design, photography and videography for newspapers, magazines, websites, newsletters and more. He's co-written three books, including "Go Tell It: How and Why to Report God's Stories in Words, Photos and Video" (2014, Moody Publishers). From 1995 to 2012 he served as adviser for the Northern Star, the daily student newspaper at Northern Illinois University. The paper was recognized as one of the best in the nation.

Jim Killam

Jim Killam is a freelance journalist, a journalism educator at Northern Illinois University and, since 1995, the adviser for the Northern Star, the NIU student newspaper.

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Kathie Klarreich

2011

Kathie Klarreich began her career as a journalist in Haiti in 1986. Since then, she has reported for print, radio and television. As one of the International Center for Journalists’ Knight International Journalism Fellows, her current focus is coaching and mentoring Haitian journalists in investigative reporting skills to help them track the aid money.

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Kole Kleeman

Kole Kleeman is a professor in the mass communications department at the University of Central Oklahoma. His research focus in the Victims and the Media Unit at U.C.O. concerns anti-violence education for print and broadcast journalists, understanding trauma and victimization, and creating greater awareness and sensitivity to under-represented groups in the media. 

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Peter Klein

2015

Peter Klein is a broadcast journalist and the founder of the Global Reporting Centre, a non-profit focused on producing and innovating journalism on underreported issues around the world. He is the former director of the University of British Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where he continues to teach the International Reporting course. Klein was a longtime producer at CBS News 60 Minutes, and is a regular opinion contributor to The Globe & Mail. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including several Emmy, Murrow and Sigma Delta Chi awards. He has an MS in Journalism from Columbia, and lives in Vancouver, Canada.

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Jeffrey Kluger

TIME
Editor at Large

Jeffrey Kluger is Editor at Large for TIME magazine and TIME.com, overseeing coverage of science and human behavior. He is the author of nine books, including Apollo 13, upon which the 1995 movie was based, and two novels for young adults. His newest book is Apollo 8, which will be published in May 2017.

Kluger began his work with TIME in 1996 specializing in science coverage, and was named a senior writer in 1998. During his career at TIME magazine, Kluger has authored or co-authored more than 40 cover stories, including Time's coverage of the Oklahoma tornadoes of 2013, the Fukushima disaster in 2011, the battle to eradicate polio (2011) and the developing science of caring for premature babies (2014). Previously, Kluger has worked as a writer and editor for the New York Times, Business World Magazine, Discover magazine, Family Circle magazine, and Science Digest, and has taught journalism at New York University.

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Bree Knoester

Lawyer Bree Knoester has practised in personal injury litigation for twelve years – first as a law clerk in a national personal injury firm, then as a solicitor in the insurance litigation group in an international firm and since 2006, as a barrister at the Victorian Bar practising exclusively in this field.  From March 2010 to October 2013, she was involved in the first case involving a psychiatrically injured journalist brought against a media organisation. 

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Daniel Koehler

Daniel Koehler is one of the leading experts on Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) and deradicalization worldwide. He is a researcher at the Competence Center for the Coordination of the Prevention Network against (Islamic) Extremism in Baden-Württemberg (KPEBW), the Director of the German Institute on Radicalization and De-Radicalization Studies (GIRDS), a Fellow at the George Washington University's Program on Extremism, and the Editor in Chief of the Journal for Deradicalization.

Kim Komenich

2006

Kim Komenich is a staff photographer at the San Francisco Chronicle. He has covered stories in the Philippines, Vietnam, El Salvador, the Soviet Union and Guyana. Most recently he made three trips to Iraq as an embed. He won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography, the 1983 World Press Photo award for news picture stories, the National Distinguished Service Award from the Society for Professional Journalists and three National Headliner Awards .

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Kern Konwiser

Kern Konwiser is a writer, director and producer of award-winning theatrical films, documentaries, cable and network movies and series, new media, live events and dance.
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David B. Kopel

David B. Kopel, JD is Research Director of the Independence Institute in Golden, Colorado, Associate Policy Analyst at the Cato Institute, in Washington, D.C. and an adjunct professor of Advanced Constitutional Law at Denver University, Sturm College of Law. He has written hundreds of opinion articles for outlets such as the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Denver Post. He is the author of 12 books, including "No More Wacos: What’s Wrong with Federal Law Enforcement, and How to Fix It," "Antitrust After Microsoft," "The Samurai, the Mountie, and the Cowboy: Should America Adopt the Gun Controls of Other Democracies?" as well as 72 scholarly articles published in journals such as the Michigan Law Review, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, SAIS Review, and the Brown Journal on World Affairs.  

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Peter Kornbluh

National Security Archive Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects
Director

Peter Kornbluh is Director of the National Security Archive Cuba and Chile Documentation Projects. He was co-director of the Iran-contra documentation project and director of the Archive's project on U.S. policy toward Nicaragua. From 1990-1999, he taught at Columbia University, as an adjunct assistant professor of international and public affairs. Kornbluh’s latest book, co-authored with William M.

Elaine Korry

Independent Journalist

Elaine Korry is a freelance print and public radio reporter based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  For nearly 18 years she covered social policy, business and economics as a senior reporter for National Public Radio.  Since 2009 Elaine has worked independently on long-form radio and print features for NPR’s “The California Report,” The Washington Post, Youth Today, and the Hechinger Report.

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Alex Kotlowitz

Alex Kotlowitz is perhaps best known for his national bestseller, There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in the Other America, which the New York Public Library selected as one of the 150 most important books of the twentieth century. His nonfiction stories, which one critic wrote “inform the heart”,  have appeared in print, radio and film. From his documentary, The Interrupters, to his stories in The New York Times Magazine and on public radio’s This American Life, he’s been honored in all three mediums.

A Chicago native and graduate of Wesleyan University, Kotlowitz holds eight honorary degrees and has been awarded the John LaFarge Memorial Award for Interracial Justice given by New York’s Catholic Interracial Council.

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Dina Kraft

2014-2015

Dina Kraft is a freelance journalist and the associate program coordinator of the Media Innovation track at Northeastern University’s School of Journalism. A long-time foreign correspondent, first for The Associated Press and then as a freelancer writer for The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph, JTA and others, Kraft covered the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for over a decade. As an A.P. correspondent she was also based in Johannesburg where she covered southern Africa, reporting extensively on the AIDS pandemic. Kraft has reported from Turkey, Pakistan, Russia, Tunisia, Jordan and the Ukraine. In the U.S. her reporting has shifted to urban violence and incarceration in America. She was a 2012 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

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Lisa Krantz

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Lisa Krantz is a staff photographer at the San Antonio Express-News in Texas. Her awards have included the Pictures of the Year International (POYi) Community Award, POYi Third Place Newspaper Photographer of the Year (2010 & 2015), World Press Photo portrait, Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Feature Photography (team entry), and the ASNE Community Service Photojournalism Award. Krantz is a three-time NPPA Region 8 Photographer of the Year. Her project “A Life Apart: The Toll of Obesity” was screened at Visa pour l’Image in Perpignan, France, and exhibited at the Festival della Fotografia Etica in Lodi, Italy. Before joining the San Antonio Express-News, Krantz was a photojournalist for the Naples (FL) Daily News.

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Olga Kravtsova

Country Contact, Russian Network

Olga Kravtsova, a former Fulbright Scholar in residence at the University of Washington, coordinates Dart Center activities in Russia.  Kravtsova has a background in psychology, holds a PhD degree from Moscow State University and has worked with different traumatized populations such as rape survivors and forced migrants since 1994. She has studied human rights, trauma and related issues and is co-author of two books and several articles on the psychology of trauma and social tolerance.

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Teru Kuwayama

2010

Teru Kuwayama is a freelance photographer based in New York City. His first published photographs were in Maximum Rock'n'Roll, an international punk rock fanzine based in the Bay Area. In 1998, he began working as a contributing photographer to Life magazine, and then for other publications including Time, Newsweek, National Geographic and Outside. 

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Christina Lamb

2008

Christina Lamb is currently a roving foreign affairs correspondent for the Sunday Times of London.  She has been a foreign correspondent for more than 20 years, living in Pakistan, Brazil and South Africa. 

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Imogen Lamb

2014-2015 Ochberg Fellow

Imogen Lamb is a British-born journalist and producer with Radio France International, based in Paris. She has been on assignment all over Africa, Asia, the Middle East and North America, working in both French and English. She has reported on political, economic and cultural events and has covered issues that include human rights, health, immigration, education and gender. Her assignments have mostly focused on people living in difficult circumstances due to war, violence, famine, abuse, discrimination or disability.

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Olly Lambert

Olly Lambert is a BAFTA and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker. He has shot, produced and directed over 25 documentaries for broadcasters including the BBC, Channel 4 and Sky One. Most recently, his feature length documentary Abused: The Untold Story aired on BBC1. Over 18 months, he interviewed many survivors and victims of sexual abuse by Jimmy Savile and others, as well as the key figures who were at the frontline of a story that continues to send shockwaves around British institutions, police forces and the legal system. 
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Teresa Lamsam

2010

Teresa Lamsam is an associate professor at the University of Nebraska, Omaha, in the School of Communication and is the incoming director of the Native American Studies Program. She is a member of the curriculum development team and teaches courses in the “Working with Native Communities” track.

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Bill Landauer

Bill Landauer brought insight, humor and craft to his work as a general assignment reporter at the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. He now works at the Allentown (Pa.) Morning Call.

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Cassie Landers

Cassie Landers, EdD, is a Professor of Population and Family Health at the Columbia University Medical Center. Since 1985, Dr. Landers has worked with UNICEF and other international agencies to promote policies and programs in support of young children and their families. Over the past 20 years, she has provided technical assistance and support to child development programs in over 60 countries throughout Southern Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Middle East and North Africa, Central Asia and Eastern Europe.

Alysa Landry

2008

Alysa Landry is a reporter at the Farmington Daily Times in Four Corners, N.M. She covers the Navajo Nation and has reported extensively on returning Iraq War veterans. The winner of an Associated Press Managing Editors award for beat reporting, she was previously a reporter for the Patriot-Ledger of Quincy, Mass.

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Yvonne Latty

2010

Yvonne Latty is a journalism professor at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, where she directs two multimedia graduate concentrations, Reporting New York and Reporting the Nation.

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Claudia Laws

Claudia B. Laws joined the staff of The Daily Advertiser in 2004. A 2002 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Laws interned at The Bay City Times, The Cedar Rapids Gazette and The Montgomery Advertiser before finding a home with the Lafayette paper.

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James F. Leckman

Yale University
Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology and Pediatrics Child Study Center

James Leckman is the Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at Yale University. For more than 20 years, he served as the Director of Research for the Yale Child Study Center. His peers have regularly selected him as one of the Best Doctors in America. Dr. Leckman is the author or co-author of over 450 original scientific articles published in peer-reviewed journals.

He has a longstanding interest in Tourette syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). His research on these disorders is multifaceted from phenomenology and natural history to neurobiology to genetics, to risk factor research and treatment studies. A major focus has been on parenting and the role of the biobehavioral systems that closely interconnect our affiliative and stress response bio-behavioral systems. His research has included studies of oxytocin – the love hormone - in new parents as well as brain imaging studies of how new fathers and mothers respond to hearing their babies cry as well as how their brains respond when they are looking a pictures of their child. Currently he is also working with Dr. Ghassan Issa as part of project to assess the impact of a parenting program in the Palestinian refugee camps in Beirut, Lebanon and well as similar parenting project in a poor district of São Paul, Brazil.

In October 2013, he chaired with Rima Salah and Catherine Panter-Brick the 15th Ernst Strüngmann Forum in Frankfurt, Germany. More than 40 international scholars across diverse fields—from child development to neuroscience and cultural anthropology explored the relevance of early child development to the pursuit of peace. Their deliberations highlighting directions for future research, and proposing novel approaches to translate knowledge into concrete action are summarized in volume entitled, “Formative Childhoods: The Transformative Power of Children and Families”, published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press in 2014. He currently serves as a member of the Steering Committee of the Early Childhood Peace Consortium (ECPC). The mission of the ECPC is to create a legacy of sustained peace by drawing on the transformative power of early childhood development by building a global movement that values the role of young children and families as agents of change in peace building.

Dr Leckman has a B.A. from the College of Wooster, an M.D. from the University of New Mexico and a Ph.D. in Clinical Science from the University of São Paulo.

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Albert Lee

A native of LA, Albert Lee is a contributing member to the field of visual journalism. He is a multimedia producer at the Los Angeles Times, visual journalism educator and regularly contributes to the Los Angeles Times Framework visual journalism blog. Albert also tweets about multimedia @AlbertLeeInLA.

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Chong-ae Lee

Chong-ae Lee is a journalist at SBS (the Seoul Broadcasting System) in South Korea, where she has worked since 1995. She was the first female investigative reporter for the news magazine program News Pursuit where she worked from 1999 to 2003. This inspired her interest in how journalists should approach a victim of trauma so as to make a positive contribution while getting a story, and conversely how the journalist can handle his/her resultant trauma. She has won 21 awards including Reporter of the Year from the Journalist Association of Korea and the Korean Broadcasting Grand Prize. She is a 2011 Dart Asia Fellow, a regional program of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and also a 2012-2013 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University. She is now working as a deputy editor in the Future and Vision Division of the SBS newsroom organizing the Seoul Digital Forum (SDF), an International conference on digital innovation.

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Eric Leenson

Sol Economics
President

Eric Leenson is President of Sol Economics, a firm that builds strong links among socially responsible enterprises throughout the Americas. He has been involved in the fields of socially responsible investing and business for more than 25 years, serving as the CEO of Progressive Asset Management, the first full service brokerage to specialize in SRI. Leenson has had a life-long interest in Latin America and co-founded La Peña Cultural Center in Berkeley, California, in 1974.

Arlene Levinson

1999

Arlene Levinson is a national writer for the Associated Press in New York. She has written for the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia, The Charlotte Observer and other newspapers, and published An Addict in the Family in 1986. She has been recognized for her skills as an investigative journalist and coverage of violence as a societal issue.

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Natasha Levy

Director

Natasha Levy joined the Dart Asia Pacific board in 2016. She brings with her 20 years of experience in marketing and communications across a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on health including mental health and wellbeing. She currently works as the National Marketing Manager with The Australian Red Cross Blood Service. Previously, she led the marketing and communications team at VicHealth, where she worked on issues such as preventing violence against women and improving mental wellbeing in the Victorian community. From 2008-2012, as the Head of Health at Fenton Communications, she worked with a wide range of clients including research organisations focused on trauma and mental health, mental health service providers and not-for-profits working to protect children. 

Russell Lewis

2010

Russell Lewis is the Southern Bureau Chief for NPR News, a post he has held since 2006. Lewis focuses on the issues and news central to the Southeast — from Florida to Virginia to Texas, including West Virginia, Kentucky and Oklahoma. In addition to developing and expanding NPR's coverage of the region, Lewis assigns and edits stories from station-based reporters and freelancers alike, working closely with local correspondents and public radio stations. He also spent a year in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, coordinating NPR's coverage of the rebuilding effort. He's currently based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Bruce Lieberman

Bruce Lieberman is a freelance writer based in Carlsbad, California.

Julia A. Lieblich

2002

Julia A. Lieblich is a religion writer for The Chicago Tribune. Author of the book Sisters: Lives of Devotion and Defiance, a nonfiction portrait of four nuns in the Roman Catholic Church, Lieblich's recent work includes articles on the sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church

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Patricia Llodra

Patricia Llodra is the First Selectwoman of Newtown, Connecticut where she has been an educator and community leader for over 30 years. 

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Fiona Lloyd-Davies

Journalist and filmmaker, Fiona Lloyd-Davies, started her career in 1992 in Bosnia from an ad hoc trip to Sarajevo at the height of the war. It led to a job as a researcher on the BAFTA-winning Channel 4 documentary The Unforgiving about the motivations of the Bosnian Serbs. She has since made programmes for BBC, Channel 4, Al Jazeera English for nearly two decades. They include the film Licence to Kill on honour killing in Pakistan for BBC2’s Correspondent series in 2000 and 20 films for Newsnight with Salam Pax, the Baghdad Blogger—both of which won RTS awards. Her most recent feature length documentary Seeds of Hope, about sexual violence in conflict zones in Democratic Republic of Congo, is being screened at the Frontline Club in London on 14th July.

 

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Sue Lockett John

Sue Lockett John, Ph.D., was a programming and research associate at Dart Center West. She is a former newspaper reporter and editor and a freelance writer, editor and project manager.

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Joan Lombardi

Joan Lombardi, PhD, is an international expert on child development and social policy. She currently serves as Senior Advisor to the Bernard van Leer Foundation on global child development strategies and to the Buffett Early Childhood Fund on national initiatives. She also directs Early Opportunities LLC, focusing on innovation, policy and philanthropy. In 2016, she is serving as a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress and a Senior Advisor to the Center for the Study of Social Policy.

Over the past 40 years, Lombardi has made significant contributions in the areas of child and family policy as an innovative leader and policy advisor to national and international organizations and foundations and as a public servant. She served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as the first Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development in the Obama Administration, and as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and External Affairs in Administration for Children and Families and the first Commissioner of the Child Care Bureau among other positions during the Clinton Administration. Outside of public service, she served as the founding chair of the Birth to Five Policy Alliance (now the Alliance for Early Success) and as the founder of Global Leaders for Young Children.

Kristen Lombardi

2003

Kristen Lombardi is a staff writer at the Center for Public Integrity.  Previously she was a reporter at the Village Voice and at the Boston Phoenx, where she provided ground-breaking coverage of the Boston clergy-abuse scandal.

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Kristen Lombardi

Staff Writer, Center for Public Integrity

Kristen Lombardi is an award-winning journalist who has worked for the Center for Public Integrity since 2007.  Previously she was a reporter at the Village Voice and at the Boston Phoenx, where she provided ground-breaking coverage of the Boston clergy-abuse scandal.

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Jennifer Longdon

Jennifer Longdon is a Phoenix-based speaker, writer, and activist. She contributes to public policy efforts through her work on the Phoenix Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Council, the State Independent Living Council of Arizona and as part of Arizonans for Gun Safety. Longdon is also a Public Impact Advisor to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, and the immediate past Chair of the Phoenix Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues. She has been profiled in AZ magazine, the Phoenix New Times, Mother Jones and Rolling Stone.

Longdon has been a featured speaker at TEDx and Ignite events. She received the MASK UNITY award in 2013, the City of Phoenix Impact Volunteer Award, also in 2013, the MLK Celebration I Have a Dream Award in 2014, and the 2014 Citizen of the Year Award from National Association of Social Workers’ Arizona Chapter.

In 2004, Longdon was paralyzed in a random shooting. Since she has become an outspoken advocate for people with disabilities and strengthening laws to curb gun violence.

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Cliff Lonsdale

2010

Cliff Lonsdale is a lecturer of information and media studies at the University of Western Ontario, and president of the Canadian Journalism Forum on Violence and Trauma, an educational charity.

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Ricardo Lopez

Dario Lopez-Mills

The Associated Press
Chief Photographer, Mexico and Central America

Darío López-Mills is the chief photographer for the Associated Press in Mexico and Central America. He moved to Mexico after working for the AP as Brazil’s chief photographer from 1997 to 2003. He has covered breaking news in almost every country in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. He has been a photojournalist since 1990. Previously, López-Mills  worked as a line cook and chef in New York City for almost a decade. He spent his youth training in classical ballet in Mexico, New York and Cuba. 

Audrey Lott

Audrey Lott Watkins was a member of the Jonesboro Sun news team that was named a finalist in the 1999 Pulitzer Prize competition for coverage of the March 1998 shooting at Westside Middle School near Jonesboro, Ark. She lives in Jonesboro with her husband and two children and is currently pursuing a master's degree in communications at Arkansas State University.

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David Loyn

2005

David Loyn is an award-winning foreign correspondent for the BBC, where he has worked for 30 years reporting from Moscow, Kosovo, Kashmir, and Kabul, among other places. He also was the only foreign correspondent who was with the Taliban when they took Kabul in 1996.  

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Christopher "Kit" Lukas

Kit Lukas is an author and Emmy-winning television producer. For over 50 years, Lukas has produced, directed, and written films and video programs for public television and other non-profit organizations. In the 60’s and 70’s, he was at WNET in New York, first as a Producer, then as Director of Programming. He served as a Producer/Director and Executive Producer at KQED in San Francisco, and then spent ten years as senior producer with AHP, Inc., the documentary company in New York.

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Natasha Lunn

Natasha Lunn is the Director of Photography at MORE Magazine. Previously, Lunn was the contributing Photo Editor at T: Style The New York Times Magazine, the Deputy photo editor for The New Yorker and the New York bureau photo editor of US News & World Report. She started her career at Magnum Photos, NY as an editorial agent and has been recognized with many prestigious awards including the Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Looming Tower, Al-Qaeda and The Road to 9/11” by Lawrence Wright and is currently on the board of SPD (Society of Publication Designers).

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Alex Lupis

Alex Lupis attended the RUJ conference and was a panelist during the “Journalists in Danger” discussion. Lupis is a former researcher at the New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists and is currently working for the RUJ in Moscow on a fellowship funded by Alfa Bank.

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Linda Lutton

Linda Lutton covers education and youth for WBEZ Chicago. She’s received honors for both print and radio reporting, among them the Studs Terkel Award for reporting from Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. Lutton received a 2009 Third Coast award and a 2010 Casey Medal for her work on a series about Chicago’s dropout crisis.

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Kimina Lyall

Director and Company Secretary

Kimina Lyall is currently the Group Executive for Corporate Development at Australian Unity, a company with business operations in healthcare, financial services, aged care and retirement living. Before joining Australian Unity, Kimina spent almost 15 years as a journalist, including a period as Southeast Asia correspondent for The Australian.

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Kari Lydersen

2009

Kari Lydersen is a staff writer for The Washington Post in their Midwest bureau, and also freelances for various publications including The Chicago Reader and In These Times. She is the author of three books, and co-author of "Shoot an Iraqi: Art, Life and Resistance Under the Gun."

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Santiago Lyon

The Associated Press
vice President and Director of Photography

Santiago Lyon, USA, is vice president and director of photography of The Associated Press, responsible for the AP’s global photo report and the hundreds of photographers and photo editors worldwide who produce it. He has 26 years of experience in news-service photography and has won multiple photojournalism awards for his coverage of conflicts around the globe, including prizes in both the 1998 and 1999 World Press Photo contests. He joined the AP in 1991, after working for United Press International and Reuters.

Sammy Mack

Sammy Mack is a freelance writer and assistant producer at WLRN's "Under the Sun." 

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James MacMillan

2007

James MacMillan is an independent multimedia journalist, university educator and new media consultant based in Philadelphia. He was senior photographer and photo-columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, where he worked beginning in 1991.

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Jim MacMillan

Independent journalist, educator and consultant

Jim MacMillan is the program manager for the Center for Public Interest Journalism at Temple University. From 2012 through 2014, he managed the Gun Crisis Reporting Project, a small nonprofit news organization focused on solutions to gun violence in Philadelphia.

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Beth Macy

Beth Macy is the author of the Lukas Prize-winning Factory Man: How One Furniture Maker Battled Offshoring, Stayed Local — and Helped Save an American Town, published in July 2014 by Little, Brown and Company. For 25 years, she was the families beat reporter at The Roanoke Times in Virginia. Her reporting on immigrant families has won several national honors, including a Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, a Columbia University race reporting prize and inclusion in “The Best Newspaper Writing: 2007-2008.”

A 2010 Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard University, Macy produced a multimedia series called "Age of Uncertainty,” about the challenges facing seniors and caregivers in her region in 2008. The series won Documentary Project of the Year from Pictures of the Year International, as well as the Associated Press Managing Editors' Award for online convergence, a Casey Medal and the Virginia Press Association's top prize for public-service reporting. Macy has taught literary journalism at Hollins University and written articles and essays, most recently for O, The Oprah Magazine; Parade magazine; The Chronicle of Higher Education and American Journalism Review. Her November 2010 story about cholera in Haiti won the 2011 Associated Press Managing Editors award for international reporting.

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Beth Macy

2011

Beth Macy is the families beat reporter at The Roanoke Times in Virginia, where she has worked since 1989. Her reporting on immigrant families has won several national honors, including a Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, a Columbia University race reporting prize and inclusion in “The Best Newspaper Writing: 2007-2008.”

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Dale Maharidge

Dale Maharidge has been teaching at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University since 2001. Before that he was a visiting professor at Stanford University for ten years and spent fifteen years as a newspaperman. Several of his books are illustrated with the work of photographer Michael S. Williamson. The first book, Journey to Nowhere: The Saga of the New Underclass (1985), later inspired Bruce Springsteen to write two songs; it was reissued in 1996 with an introduction by Springsteen. His second book, And Their Children After Them, won the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction in 1990. 

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Robert Mahoney

Robert Mahoney is the deputy director of the Committee to Protect Journalists. He worked as a journalist in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East before joining CPJ in August 2005 as senior editor. He reported on politics and economics for Reuters news agency from Brussels and Paris in the late 1970s, and from Southeast Asia in the early 1980s. He covered south Asia from Delhi for three years from 1985, reporting on the aftermath of Indira Gandhi's assassination, the civil war in Sri Lanka, and the fallout from the Soviet presence in Afghanistan. In 1988, Mahoney became Reuters bureau chief for West and Central Africa based in Ivory Coast, spending considerable time in Liberia covering the civil war. He served as Reuters Jerusalem bureau chief from 1990 to 1997, directing print and later television coverage of the Palestinian intifada, the Iraqi missile attacks on Israel, the Oslo peace process, and the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin. He worked as chief correspondent in Germany from 1997 to 1999 before moving to London to become news editor in charge of politics and general news for Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. In 2004, he taught journalism for the Reuters Foundation in the Middle East, and worked as a consultant for Human Rights Watch. He became CPJ deputy director in January 2007.
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Farida Mahri

Dart Centre Asia Pacific
Coordinator, Indonesian Programme

Farida Mahri coordinates Dart activities in Indonesia in collaboration with Dart Australasia and Yayasan Pulih.   Farida has a graduate degree in social sciences and has previously worked in both media and human rights organisations.

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Frank Main

Frank Main has been covering crime in Chicago since 1999, reporting on everything from the evolution of street gangs to the “no-snitch code” that keeps witnesses from cooperating with detectives.

Alia Malek

2012
Alia Malek is a journalist and civil rights lawyer. She is the author of A Country Called Amreeka: US History Re-Told Through Arab American Lives and editor of Patriot Acts: Narratives of Post 9/11 Injustices. Her reportage has appeared in several places including the New York Times, The Nation, the Christian Science Monitor, Jadaliyya, McSweeneys, and Guernica. 
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Alison Malmon

Alison Malmon is the founder and executive director of Active Minds, Inc., the leading national organization that uses students as the driving force to change the perception about mental health on college campuses.

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David Mann

Dave Mann joined Texas Monthly as a senior editor in November 2014. Prior to that, he spent nearly 12 years as a writer and editor at The Texas Observer, including serving as editor in chief from 2011 to 2014. During Dave’s tenure as editor, the Observer was twice a finalist for a National Magazine Award for reporting and won the 2014 National Magazine Award for multimedia.

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Melissa Manware

2005

Melissa Manware has been a public safety reporter for The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer since 1998. Among many tragic stories, she has written about a teenager who told her family that she'd been molested (the teenager's father then killed the man she'd accused); a 26-year-old death row inmate convicted of stabbing and beating his parents to death; and a homeless, alcoholic Army veteran who died in a fire he started to keep warm.

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Steven Marans

Dr. Marans, a child and adult psychoanalyst, is the Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry and Professor of Psychiatry at the Child Study Center and Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine.

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Will T. Mari

Will T. Mari is a doctoral student in the department of communication at the University of Washington.

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Michael Marizco

2007

Michael Marizco is a freelance journalist and editor of BorderReporter.com, investigating and covering issues in the Mexico-U.S. border regions. He has reported extensively on the killings of migrants, and for the last several years has been investigating the cases of missing and murdered Mexican reporters.

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Michel Marizco

KJZZ Fronteras Desk
Senior Editor

Michel Marizco is an award-winning investigative reporter and Senior Editor at KJZZ's Fronteras Desk, a public radio news network that reports on immigration, the U.S.-Mexico border and Mexico. His reporting from the border has revealed government wrong-doings and led to lengthy prison sentences for predators targeting vulnerable populations in Southern Arizona.

In 2016, he received The Associated Press Television-Radio Association’s award for investigative reporting. Previously, his work earned recognition with a National Headliners Award and a Maria Moors Cabot Prize.

In 2010, he helped launch the KJZZ local journalism center, The Fronteras: Changing America Desk and opened the station’s Tucson bureau. He returned in 2016 as the Fronteras Desk’s Senior Editor to lead a team of highly-skilled reporters. His work now focuses on transnational trafficking syndicates, immigration, federal law enforcement and those weird, wild stories that make the U.S.-Mexico border such an inherently fascinating region

Diana Markosian

Photographer
Diana Markosian is an Armenian-American artist whose work explores the relationship between memory and place. Born in the former Soviet Union, her family immigrated to the United States when she was a child, leaving her father behind. In 2010, she received her master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Her images can be found in publications like National Geographic Magazine, The New Yorker and The New York Times. In 2016, she became a Magnum nominee.
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Jennifer Martin

Jennifer Martin is a journalist with more than 25 years of media experience. She currently lectures at Deakin University, teaching a new generation of writers the value of verified facts and clear writing. She is the past winner of the United Nations Association of Australia Media Peace Prize for a radio documentary on East Timor and has recently completed her PhD with the University of Melbourne.

Sharon Mascall-Dare

Dr. Sharon Mascall-Dare is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Journalism at the University of Canberra in Australia. She is an award-winning journalist, specialising in the ethical reporting of veterans’ affairs and the commemoration of Anzac Day.

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Mark Masse

2010

Mark Masse is a professor of journalism at Ball State University, Indiana, where he is also the director of the Journalism Writing Center and former news-editorial sequence coordinator.

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Ann S. Masten

University of Minnesota
Regents Professor, Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development, Distinguished McKnight University Professor

Ann Masten is a Regents Professor and the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development in the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. She completed her doctoral training at the University of Minnesota in clinical psychology and an internship at UCLA. In 1986, she joined the faculty in the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, serving as chair of the department from 1999 to 2005.

Masten’s research focuses on understanding processes that promote competence and prevent problems in human development, with a focus on adaptive processes and pathways, developmental tasks and cascades, and resilience in the context of high cumulative risk, adversity, and trauma. She directs the Project Competence Research on Risk and Resilience, including studies of normative populations and high-risk young people exposed to war, natural disasters, poverty, homelessness, and migration. The ultimate objective of her research is to inform sciences, practices, and policies that aim to promote positive development and a better future for children and families whose lives are threatened by adversity.

Masten recently co-chaired the Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally for the U.S. National Academies. She has served as President of the Society for Research in Child Development and President of Division 7 (Developmental) of the American Psychological Association (APA). She is a 2014 recipient of the Urie Bronfenbrenner Award for Lifetime Contributions to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society from the APA. Author of more than 200 publications, Masten has presented to diverse audiences on the themes of risk and resilience in human development. She regularly teaches a MOOC through Coursera.org on “Resilience in Children Exposed to Trauma, Disaster and War: Global Perspectives.” She is the author of the 2014 book, “Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Children”, published by Guilford Press.

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Judith Matloff

Judith Matloff was a foreign correspondent for 20 years, lastly as the bureau chief of The Christian Science Monitor in Moscow and Africa. She teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and and is the author of Fragments of a Forgotten War (1997) and Home Girl (2008).

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Judith Matloff

Professor, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University

Judith Matloff was a foreign correspondent for 20 years, lastly as the bureau chief of The Christian Science Monitor in Moscow and Africa. She teaches at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and and is the author of Fragments of a Forgotten War (1997) and Home Girl (2008).

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Kica Matos

Kica Matos is Director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice at the Center for Community Change in Washington DC. Prior to joining CCC, she was Programme Executive and Head of the U.S. Reconciliation & Human Rights Programme at The Atlantic Philanthropies. Matos has extensive experience as an advocate, community organizer and lawyer in the civil and human rights fields. Formerly she was Deputy Mayor and Administrator of Community Services for the City of New Haven Connecticut, where she oversaw all of the city's community programs and services and launched a number of programs and initiatives that included prisoner re-entry, youth and immigration integration.

Matos was previously the Executive Director of JUNTA for Progressive Action, New Haven's oldest Latino community-based organization, located in a low-income neighborhood with a large immigrant community. She also has extensive experience in criminal justice in the United States and has worked as a federal defender for death sentenced inmates and with the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Amnesty International on death penalty and criminal justice issues.

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Jimi Matthews

A veteran South African journalist, Jimi Matthews is currently Head of TV News and Current Affairs at the South African Broadcasting Corporation, The biggest news organization in Africa.

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Michael Matza

Michael Matza is an immigration writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer. He has reported extensively about refugee resettlement, deportation, visa fraud, humanitarian parole, new citizenship, and America’s changing demography. A former Middle East bureau chief, he returned to the U.S. in 2006 after six years in Jerusalem. Traveling across the region, he wrote about the Iraq War, Israel’s military withdrawals from Lebanon and Gaza, the intifada and diplomatic efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Since joining the Inquirer in 1987, he has worked in the Metro, Features, National and Foreign news departments. As the paper’s New England bureau chief for three years, he covered the Oklahoma City bombing, the crash of TWA Flight 800, among other breaking stories. Working for two years on projects about the Philadelphia Police Department, he co-authored two series about police manipulation of crime statistics, and pervasive problems with the city's Rape Squad. Both were finalists for the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

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Kelly McBride

Kelly McBride is a writer, teacher and one of the country’s leading voices when it comes to media ethics. She has been on the faculty of The Poynter Institute since 2002 and is now its vice president. Before joining Poynter, she was a daily newspaper reporter in the Northwest for 15 years. Kelly served as ESPN’s ombudsman in 2012 and 2013. She has been a featured speaker at SXSW, the Online News Association annual conference and the Aspen Festival of Ideas. Her side hustle is the Everyday Ethics podcast.

Sheila McCann

Sheila McCann is the managing editor for The Salt Lake Tribune, and a veteran journalist who has reported and edited at newspapers in Washington state and Idaho in addition to Utah. She has guided projects that have won regional and national awards, including a 2015 finalist for the Dart Award for Excellence in Coverage of Trauma. Last year, she oversaw the team of Tribune journalists investigating sexual assault issues at campuses across Utah. The 2017 Dart Award recognizes the team's reporting on Brigham Young University. The team's broader work has been selected by the American Society of Newspaper Editors for the 2017 Frank A. Blethen Award for Local Accountability Reporting

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Larry McCormack

Larry McCormack, a photojournalist with the Tennesseean in Nashville, got his start in small town newspapers. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University in 1980 with a degree in Mass Communications he worked for the Daily News Journal in Murfeeesboro until July 1981. He then moved to the Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle until 1983 when he accepeted a position with the Nashville Banner, where he stayed until it closed in 1998. He has been with the Tennessean since 1998 and continues to photograph business, news, sports, fashion, food, and everthing that is required in this challenging field. Though he started photographing in black & white he has advanced through color and for the past 11 years has been producing all his images with a digital camera and processing with a computer.

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Dana Charles McCoy

Dana Charles McCoy, PhD, is an assistant professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her work focuses on understanding the ways that poverty-related risk factors in children's home, school, and neighborhood environments affect the development of their cognitive and socioemotional skills in early childhood. She is also interested in the development, refinement, and evaluation of early intervention programs designed to promote positive development and resilience in young children, particularly in terms of their self-regulation and executive function.

McCoy's research is centered in both domestic and international contexts, including Brazil, Ghana, Tanzania, and Zambia. She has a particular interest in interdisciplinary theory, causal methodology, and ecologically valid measurement. Before joining the Harvard Graduate School of Education faculty, McCoy served as an NICHD National Research Service Award post-doctoral fellow at the Harvard Center on the Developing Child.

Russell McCrory

Russell McCrory is a designer at The Honolulu Advertiser where he has worked since 2004.  Previously, he worked for the Orlando Sentinel as a page designer. His background includes features design, graphics design and copy editing at Texas newspapers including The Victoria Advocate, Valley Morning Star and The Monitor.

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Marianne McCune

Marianne McCune is a senior reporter for New York Public Radio. She was with WNYC when the World Trade Center was attacked in 2001 and spent years reporting on the aftermath. She thinks of the New York Metropolitan Area as the center of the world because that's how she covers it: more than a third of New York residents were born in another country and Marianne has spent much of the past decade reporting on the resulting cultural, economic, and political links between New York/New Jersey and almost everywhere else on earth.

 

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John McCusker

2009

John McCusker has been a staff photographer at the New Orleans Times-Picayune newspaper since 1986. In 2005 he was one of a dozen staffers at the newspaper that stayed behind to document the destruction of Hurricane Katrina.  McCusker was part of a reporting team awarded the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for their coverage of Hurricane Katrina.

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Andrea K. McDaniels

Andrea K. McDaniels is an award-winning health and medicine reporter at The Baltimore Sun, where she writes about the latest fitness trends, public health issues and medical advances. She has also covered minority and small business, manufacturing, retail and marketing since coming to the newspaper in 2001. Prior to that she worked as a reporter at The Charlotte Observer. She is a native of Virginia and attended the University of Maryland.

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Paul McEnroe

2005

Paul McEnroe is an investigative reporter for the Minneapolis Star Tribune.  He has covered murders, clergy abuse, government wrongdoing and war in his 25-year career at the Star Tribune. He covered the 1991 Gulf War and the current war in Iraq as an unembedded unilateral. In mid-February 2003, McEnroe and a Star Tribune photographer smuggled themselves across the Turkish border into Iraqi Kurdistan in the back of a potato truck.

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Kelly McEvers

2014-2015

Kelly McEvers is a national correspondent for NPR West. Before returning to the U.S. in 2013, she ran NPR's Beirut bureau, and before that was based at NPR's Baghdad Bureau. Prior to arriving in Iraq in 2010, McEvers was one of the first Western correspondents to be based full-time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia where she also covered Yemen and other Persian Gulf countries. Before covering the Middle East, McEvers spent many years reporting on the former Soviet Union for PRI's The World, where she investigated the Russian military's role in the violent end to the three-day school siege by Chechen militants in the Russian town of Beslan, and before that, she covered Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore for NPR and other outlets. In addition to NPR, her radio work has appeared on PRI/Chicago Public Radio's This American Life, NPR's Hearing Voices and On the Media, American Public Media's Weekend America, and the CBC. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Foreign Policy, The New Republic, The New York Review of Books Online, The Washington Monthly, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She is a founder of Six Billion, an online magazine that was a regular feature at Harvard University's Nieman Conference on Narrative Journalism. She has been recognized with a George Foster Peabody award, an Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia award, a Gracie award, and an Overseas Press Club mention for her 2012 coverage of the Syrian conflict.

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Marcy McGinnis

Marcy McGinnis is the senior vice president for newsgathering at Al Jazeera America (AJAM). Prior to joining AJAM, Marcy was the Associate Dean of Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism where she helped create the first journalism school in the SUNY system. She created the broadcast journalism program, oversaw curriculum development, faculty recruitment, fundraising, strategic planning, student recruitment and retention as well as career preparation and job placement initiatives. Marcy previously worked at CBS News that spanned over three decades. She managed CBS News’ worldwide newsgathering operation, hard news broadcasts, special events coverage and breaking news as well as the operation and staffing of all domestic and overseas bureaus. She was at the helm during coverage of 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina and was one of the chief architects of CBS News' award winning coverage of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Marcy earned her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York (SUNY). She holds honorary doctorates from Marymount University, Arlington, VA and from Hofstra University’s School of Communication, Hempstead, NY. She serves as a board member of the International Center for Journalists and Louisiana State University’s Manship School of Mass Communication and is on the Advisory Boards of the International Women in Media Foundation and Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism.

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Jim McGovern

Massachusetts’ 2nd District
Democratic Congressman

Jim McGovern, the Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts’ 2nd District, has earned a national reputation as a tireless advocate for his district and as a champion for food security, human rights, campaign finance reform, social justice and peace. Currently serving his ninth term in Congress, McGovern serves as the second ranking Democrat on the House Rules Committee, which sets the terms for debate and amendments on most legislation; and a member of the House Agriculture Committee.

Susan McKay

Susan McKay is an Irish journalist and author whose books include "Bear In Mind These Dead" (Faber 2008) and Northern Protestants - An Unsettled People (Blackstaff, 2000). Her work has won several awards and has been widely anthologised. She is a former Northern editor of the Sunday Tribune and has written for many other publications in the UK and Ireland.

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Tara McKelvey

2007

Tara Mckelvey is a senior editor at The American Prospect Magazine. She is a research fellow at NYU School of Law's Center on Law and Security and a contributing editor to Marie Claire magazine.

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Maryn McKenna

2009

Maryn McKenna is an independent magazine and online journalist specializing in domestic and global public health and health policy. She writes for the magazines SELF, Health and More, and is a contributing writer for the Annals of Emergency Medicine and a staff member at the nonprofit online news service CIDRAP.

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Nancy McKenzie Dupont

2010

Nancy McKenzie Dupont is an associate professor at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media at the University of Mississippi. She teaches primarily broadcast journalism, but recently spent a year advising the campus newspaper, the Daily Mississippian.

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Kevin McKiernan

2006

Kevin McKiernan a freelance journalist, filmmaker, photographer and television producer, has reported from Central America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. His articles and photographs have appeared in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek, Time and other publications.

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Debra McKinney

Debra McKinney, a graduate of the University of Montana School of Journalism, has been writing features for the Anchorage Daily News since 1984. She's won numerous state and regional awards, including the C.B. Blethen award for feature writing, and was a member of the team winning the Pulitzer Prize in 1989 for ADN's "People in Peril" series on alcoholism, suicide and despair among Alaska Natives.

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Shaun McKinnon

Shaun McKinnon is a senior reporter who covers water, climate and environmental issues for The Arizona Republic. Since joining the Republic in 1999, his projects have included tracing the Colorado River, examining the declining state of Arizona’s rivers and exposing the broken pieces of water-management law.
 

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Kate McLaughlin

University of Washington
Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Stress and Development Lab

Katie McLaughlin is a clinical psychologist with interests in the effects of the social environment on brain and behavioral development in children and adolescents. She has a joint Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Chronic Disease Epidemiology from Yale University and is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. Her research examines how environmental experience shapes emotional, cognitive, and neurobiological development throughout childhood and adolescence. Specifically, McLaughlin investigates how adverse environments alter developmental processes in ways that increase risk for psychopathology. Her research uncovers specific developmental processes that are disrupted by adverse environmental experiences early in life and determines how those disruptions increase risk for mental health problems in children and adolescents.

McLaughlin has identified multiple neurodevelopmental mechanisms linking experiences of abuse, neglect, and poverty to the onset of youth mental disorders, including heightened amygdala reactivity, altered functional connectivity of the prefrontal cortex with the amgydala and hippocampus, and accelerated cortical thinning. Understanding these mechanisms is critical for the development of interventions to prevent the onset of psychopathology in children who experience adversity. Her overarching goal is to contribute to greater understanding of the role of environmental experience in shaping children’s development, so as to inform the creation of interventions, practices, and policies to promote adaptive development in society’s most vulnerable members.

McLaughlin has published more than 150 peer-reviewed journal articles on these topics. Her research has been funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Jacobs Foundation, among others. She has received early career awards from the Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, and the Jacobs Foundation as well as the Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology from the American Psychological Association.

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Trina McLellan

Executive Member

With a career in journalism and communication spanning 25 years, Trina McLellan is a founding board member of Dart Centre Australasia.

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Brett McLeod

2010

Brett McLeod is a journalist with the Nine Network in Melbourne Australia. His reporting has taken him all over the world, most recently to Bangkok, where he covered the Red Shirt protests and to the conflict zones of Baghdad, Beirut and Dili. 

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Cait McMahon

Dart Centre Asia Pacific
Managing Director

Cait McMahon OAM, PhD is a registered psychologist and the founding managing director of Dart Centre Asia Pacific since 2003. Dart Asia Pacific has its headquarters in Melbourne, Australia and holds trainings and other programs throughout the Asia Pacific region. McMahon has been interested in the nexus of journalism and trauma since working as staff counsellor at The Age newspaper in Melbourne in the mid 1980’s and 90’s. This interest pushed her to pursue postgraduate research on trauma exposed journalists in 1993 with subsequent publications. Her PhD focused on Australian trauma reporting journalists, post-traumatic stress and post-traumatic growth. Cait has received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM), one of Australia’s highest civil accolades, for her work with journalists and trauma. 

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Amy McQuire

2014-2015

Amy McQuire is a Darumbal and South Sea Islander journalist who has worked in Indigenous media in Australia for eight years. She has been the editor of two national Indigenous newspapers - the National Indigenous Times and Tracker Magazine, and a political correspondent for National Indigenous Television. McQuire is currently a journalist at the independent political website New Matilda and on the board of the peak body for Indigenous media the Australian Indigenous Communications Association (AICA). Her passion is Aboriginal affairs and human rights.

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Lindsey Megrue

Producer

Lindsey Megrue is a creative producer and director with over a dozen years of experience creating documentary films for theatrical release and television broadcast. Most recently, she produced THIS IS HOME, a feature-length film about Syrian refugees resettling in Baltimore, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and won the Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary. She has worked on many critically acclaimed programs for PBS, including eight episodes of the award-winning series AMERICAN EXPERIENCE. She was a Field Producer for the three-part, six-hour, Emmy-nominated CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES. She co-produced KOCH, a feature-length documentary about former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, which opened theatrically in 2013 and broadcast on PBS’s POV. In addition to her work in film and television, Lindsey also creates web content for prominent news organizations, including The New York Times, Retro Report and The Marshall Project. Lindsey has also directed for the highly rated PBS series FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR. She is a member of the Directors Guild of America, a 2017 Impact Partners Producing Fellow and a graduate of Smith College.

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Elizabeth Mehren

2010

Elizabeth Mehren is a professor of journalism at Boston University. Before joining the BU faculty, Mehren was a national correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. During more than 25 years at the paper, she was based in Los Angeles, Washington, New York and New England.

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Susan Meiselas

Susan Meiselas is a documentary photographer and member of Magnum Photos since 1976. She is the author of Carnival Strippers, Nicaragua: June 1978-July 1979, Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History, Pandora’s Box and Encounters with the Dani. She has co-edited two collections: El Salvador: Work of 30 Photographers and Chile from Within. Meiselas has also co-directed three films: Living at Risk and Pictures from a Revolution with Richard P.

Jacques Menasche

2010

Jacques Menasche is an independent writer, editor, and filmmaker. He began his career as a desk clerk at The New York Times and has since covered conflict and culture around the world. His writing has appeared in The New York Daily News, ESPN The Magazine, Vanity Fair, Fader, The Independent, and Corriere dela Sera. 

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Rosa Meneses

2012

Rosa Meneses is a news reporter on the foreign desk of El Mundo, one of Spain’s leading newspapers. Since 1999, she has specialized in coverage of the Middle East and North Africa. Since the outbreak of the 2011 Arab Spring, she has covered the Tunisian revolution, the conflict in Libya in all its phases and the civil war in Syria. While covering the Libyan uprising in Misurata Meneses was shot in the back, surviving thanks to a flak jacket. She reported on the war in Lebanon (summer of 2006) and since 2003 she has been travelling regularly to report on events in Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Egypt, Sudan, Yemen, Iraq, Iran, Turkey, the Gulf countries and the Israel-Palestine conflict. Meneses won the Spain’s National Award on New Journalism in 2010 for her coverage in Morocco. She currently is a contributor for the think-tanks NOREF (Oslo) and CEIPAZ (Madrid), and an analyst for Radio Nederland (Dutch National Radio’s Spanish service) and Revolve Magazine.

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Jill Messing

Jill Messing, MSW, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at Arizona State University. She earned her M.S.W. and Ph.D in Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, and went on to complete a postdoctoral fellowship in interdisciplinary violence research at Johns Hopkins University, where she studied under the mentorship of Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell.

Her interest areas are intimate partner violence, risk assessment, domestic homicide/femicide, criminal justice-social service collaborations, and evidence based practice. She has published 27 articles and book chapters, and her work appears in top tier social work and interdisciplinary journals.  

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Josh Meyer

2013

Josh Meyer is Director of Education and Outreach at the Medill National Security Initiative, and the McCormick Lecturer in National Security Studies at the Medill School of Journalism. Before joining Medill in January 2010, Meyer spent 20 years at the Los Angeles Times where he focused on a wide range of issues, including government, politics and law enforcement. From 2000 on, he focused on terrorism and related intelligence, law enforcement and national security issues while traveling extensively to Pakistan, Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Persian Gulf. Meyer is the co-author of the 2012 bestselling book, The Hunt For KSM; Inside the Pursuit and Takedown of the Real 9/11 Mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, which was named a New York Times “Editors’ Choice’’ book in July 2012. During his two decades at the Los Angeles Times, Meyer shared two staff Pulitzer Prizes, and was nominated himself on numerous other occasions. He has been recognized with top awards from the Southern California Press Association for his investigative reporting as well as the overseas Press Club’s Hal Boyle international reporting award.

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Paul Meyer

Paul Meyer has worked as a government and general assignments reporter since 2003 for The Dallas Morning News.  His stories have included an investigation into failures to protect human trafficking victims, coverage of the plight of Palestinian asylum seekers and reporting from New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.  Meyer earned his B.A. in philosophy from the University of Chicago in 2000, and prior to entering journalism, he lived and worked in Russia, Mongolia, China and Nepal.


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Dunja Mijatović

Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović, of Bosnia and Herzegovina, took over the post in March 2010. Mijatović was a founder of the Communications Regulatory Agency of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In 2007 she was elected Chair of the European Platform of Regulatory Agencies. She also chaired the Council of Europe’s Group of Specialists on freedom of expression and information in times of crisis. Mijatović is an expert in human rights; communications and media strategy and regulatory and media policy. She has extensive knowledge of institution-building in transitional states and many years of experience in issues related to journalists’ safety and new media, including digitalization, convergence and the Internet.

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Lisa Millar

Director

Lisa Millar is a senior journalist with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, working in both radio and television as a journalist and presenter. She won a Walkley Award for investigative reporting in 2005, and in 2007 was named an Ochberg Fellow.

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Lisa Millar

2007

Lisa Millar is a senior journalist with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, working in both radio and television as a journalist and presenter. She was a foreign correspondent for the ABC in Washington, D.C., for three years and has covered major stories in Asia, London and America, including the 2005 Bali bombing and the controversial hanging of an Australian drug runner in Singapore. She won a Walkley Award for investigative reporting in 2005.

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Lia Miller

Lia Miller is a research editor at the New York Times Sunday Magazine. She has also written for the Metropolitan, Business, and Magazine sections.

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Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller, Sc.D, M.P.H., M.D., a physician with training in internal medicine, medical oncology, medical ethics, injury prevention, epidemiology and health policy, has been the Co-Director of the Harvard Injury Control Research Center since 2013. He is also a Professor of Health Sciences and Epidemiology at Northeastern University.

Miller has conducted extensive empirical research in injury and violence prevention and is the author of more than 50 articles and book chapters on fatal and non-fatal violent injuries, with a special focus on suicide and homicide. Recent projects include analysis of the risk of suicide among veterans, the association between rates of household firearm ownership and rates of violent death and he connection between recent changes in rates of homicide and suicide among African American youth.

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Joanna Milter

Joanna Milter joined The New York Times Magazine as a freelance photo editor in 2004, became an associate photo editor in 2005, and has been deputy photo editor since 2011. She produces photography for covers, special issues, photo essays and features in all sections of The Magazine, as well as video and multimedia pieces for the Magazine online. The New York Times Magazine has been recognized by numerous photography awards and annuals, including American Photography, American Society of Magazine Editors, Society of Publication Designers, World Press Photo, Photo District News, and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

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Torri Minton

Award-winning journalist Torri Minton had a 16-year career at the San Francisco Chronicle and was a college journalism instructor before her death from cancer in August 2004. While at the Chronicle, Minton specialized in light, amusing features, but also reported major news stories, including the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and Polly Klass’s kidnapping and murder in 1993. She received a National Mental Health Association Gold Award for her reporting on earthquake survivors, and was honored by the Leukemia Society of America for a series on a 5-year-old girl with leukemia. Minton received the 1994 Dart Award Honorable mention for her personal reporting of her sister’s stabbing. Minton left the Chronicle in 2002 to teach journalism classes at the University of San Francisco, San Francisco State University, and Laney College. She was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in April 2004 and died on Aug. 4, 2004.

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Sacha Mirzoeff

Director

Sacha Mirzoeff is an award-winning filmmaker, currently working as an Executive Producer at BBC Bristol overseeing the documentary output. He specialises in social issue documentaries shot over long periods of time. Mirzoeffs's credits include Protecting our Children, Charles Darwin and The Tree of Life, My Foetus, Witch Child and Shooting Under Fire, and his awards include the Deutsche Fersehpreis and the Grierson award, in addition to multiple BAFTA nominations.

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Luke Mitchell

Luke Mitchell is a writer and professor in Brooklyn. He was a senior editor of Harper's Magazine and the deputy editor of Popular Science, and the stories he edited at those publications have received many honors, including the John B. Oakes Award for Distinguished Environmental Journalism and the National Magazine Award for reporting. He currently is a story editor at The New York Times Magazine and has written for, among other publications, The London Review of BooksThe New York Times, and The Washington Post.

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Michele Mitchell

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Michele Mitchell is a documentary filmmaker and award-winning investigative reporter on “NOW with Bill Boyers” (PBS). She began her broadcasting career as political anchor at CNN Headline News, where she specialized in US politics. At PBS, she developed a reputation for discovering overlooked social justice stories before leaving to start her own production company. She was the director, producer, writer and co-executive producer of “Haiti: Where Did the Money Go” which won the 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award for Best TV Documentary, the Gracie Award for Best Investigative Feature and the CINE Special Jury Award for Best Investigative Documentary. Her first feature documentary, The Uncondemned, tells the story of a group of young international lawyers and activists who fought to make rape a crime of war, and the Rwandan women who came forward to testify and win justice.

Mitchell is a graduate of Northwestern University. She is the author of three books.

Miles Moffeit

2004

Miles Moffeit is an investigative reporter for The Denver Post. He spent more than a year uncovering flaws in the handling of domestic abuse and sexual assault cases in the military, for the series “Betrayal in the Ranks,” which was a finalist for the 2004 Dart Award.

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Fred Mogul

Fred Mogul was on the Dart Award-winning team behind WNYC's "Living 9/11"

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Ben Montgomery

Ben Montgomery is an enterprise reporter for the Tampa Bay Times and founder of the narrative journalism website Gangrey.com. He grew up in Oklahoma and studied journalism at Arkansas Tech University, where he played defensive back for the football team, the Wonder Boys. He worked for the Courier in Russellville, Ark., the Standard-Times in San Angelo, Texas, the Times Herald-Record in New York's Hudson River Valley and the Tampa Tribune before joining the Times in 2006.

In 2010, he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in local reporting and won the Dart Award and Casey Medal for a series called "For Their Own Good," about abuse at Florida's oldest reform school.  

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John Montorio

John Montorio is a veteran journalist and media executive with more than 35 years of experience reporting, writing, editing and managing news staffs. He is currently Executive Features Editor of The Huffington Post, where he oversees coverage of business and tech, Standards, the Newsdesk as well as special features for the site.

Montorio served as a managing editor of the Los Angeles Times and an associate managing editor of The New York Times. At both papers he was responsible for features and style coverage.

During his seven years at the Los Angeles Times, Montorio helped to overhaul the Calendar sections, the Book Review, the Sunday Magazine, Travel, Food, Home, and Health, and launched Outdoors, and Image, a fashion and style section. 

Before joining the LA Times in 2001, he spent 15 years at The New York Times, where he relaunched many of the paper's signature feature sections, including House & Home, Dining In/Dining Out and Sunday Styles, and launched The City section for metro and The Living Arts in the National Editions. He also served as editor of the Style Department and editor of the Weekend section.

Prior to that, he was the executive editor of Newsday’s Sunday magazine and the editor of The Washington Star’s Sunday magazine.

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Acel Moore

Journalist

Acel Moore is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and newspaper columnist. Moore began his career with the Philadelphia Inquirer as a copy clerk in 1962. In 1964, he became an editorial clerk, and from 1968 to 1981, he worked as a staff writer.

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Jina Moore

2009

Jina Moore is a a freelance journalist and multimedia producer who covers human rights, Africa and foreign affairs. She is a regular correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, and has worked from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda and eastern Congo. Her work has also appeared in Foreign Policy, Newsweek, The Columbia Journalism Review, The Walrus (Canada), Glamour Magazine, Harvard Magazine, Congressional Quarterly Press, and "Best American Science Writing," among others. She was a Dart Center Ochberg Fellow in 2009.

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John Moore

2008

John Moore is a photojournalist for Getty Images. Moore won the 2007 Robert Capa Gold Medal Award from the Overseas Press Club of America for his photograph capturing the assassination of Benazir Bhutto and received this year’s Best of Photojournalism Award from the National Press Photographers Association.

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Alba Mora Roca

Alba Mora Roca is a digital storyteller with a strong passion for creative innovation. Currently she’s building the new elpais.com video operation in Latin America. Alba was an interactive producer for The Associated Press from 2012 to 2015. Born in Girona, Spain, she has worked as a videographer and director of independent documentaries for Spanish television.

Gill Moreton

Director

Gill is a psychological therapist at the Rivers Centre for Traumatic Stress in Edinburgh specialising in the treatment of adults who have developed traumatic stress reactions. She is involved in training and research in the UK and internationally, and has a particular interest in work with emergency service personnel and other staff with occupational exposure to potentially traumatic stressors.

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Scott Morgan

Composer

Scott Morgan is a composer and multi-media artist based in Vancouver, Canada. Morgan is mostly known for his electronic music project loscil, with which he has released over 10 full length recordings and toured internationally including at festivals such as Mutek, Decibel, Big Ears and Le Guess Who. The music of loscil has been used in feature films such as The Corporation, Bling Ring and Divergent; in TV series including AMC’s The Terror and Netflix’s Suburra; and in video games such as Osmos and Hundreds.  Loscil has also provided music for numerous contemporary dance productions including works by choreographers Damien Jalet and Vanessa Goodman.  Musically, loscil has collaborated/performed with other musicians such as Rachel Grimes, Dan Bejar and Ryuichi Sakamoto.  Alongside working under the loscil moniker, Morgan has composed music for a variety of film and TV productions including Vice’s Abandoned and Post-Radical series, CNN Films’ Enlighten Us and the NFB short Debris.

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Meg Moritz

Meg Moritz is a professor and UNESCO Chair at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication of the University of Colorado, Boulder. 

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Hollman Morris

2008

Hollman Morris is a reporter for “Contravía” on Channel One in Colombia.  This year the Foundation for New Journalism, established by Colombian Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, recognized Morris with the top award for TV reporting in Latin America.  Human Rights Watch also awarded Morris the 2007 Human Rights Defender Award for courageous reporting.

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Ruth Morris

Ruth Morris is associate producer and web editor for WLRN's "Under the Sun." 

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Pete Muller

2015

Pete Muller is an American photographer based in Nairobi, Kenya. His work focuses on masculinity, national identity and conflict in post-colonial states. He works on a mix of editorial assignments and long-term personal projects. His ongoing work, A Tale of Two Wolves, examines the interplay between concepts of masculinity, male experience and violence. He has worked in South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia, the Palestinian Territories, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and elsewhere. He is a contributing photographer to National Geographic Magazine, TIME Magazine, and the Washington Post and has received awards from World Press Photo, the Overseas Press Club, TIME Magazine, Pictures of the Year International, the Open Society Institute and others. He is member of the photo collective, Prime.

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Jodie Munro O’Brien

Jodie Munro O'Brien graduated from Central Queensland University and worked for a Rural Press weekly newspaper as a general reporter for a year before travelling to the United States in late 1998.

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Patrick Murphy

Former U.S. Congressman

Patrick J. Murphy is an attorney in Philadelphia. A former U.S. Congressman and decorated U.S. Army veteran, he has a long history of service to both public and private sector groups in the Philadelphia region, in Washington and nationally. He has extensive experience defending and prosecuting clients in litigation matters in civil, criminal and military courts.

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Tara Murtha

2012

Tara Murtha is a writer and columnist at Philadelphia Weekly, where she focuses on news, crime, policy and social justice issues with particular interest in youth violence, sexual violence, gender/media issues and reproductive rights. Murtha is a member of GunCrisis.org, an experimental multimedia collaboration of journalists that documents the gunfire homicide crisis in Philadelphia in search of solutions. In 2012 and 2011, Murtha was honored with the Distinguished Writer award by the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association. In 2012, PW’s “The Rape Issue” earned the first place Public Interest award by the Association for Alternative Newsmedia for exposing shortfalls of the criminal justice system in correctly classifying and successfully prosecuting rape. She earned a master’s degree in English & Publishing from Rosemont College and teaches journalism at Temple University.

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Anupama Narayanswamy

Anupama Narayanswamy received a master’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and was an intern with the Center for Public Integrity in Washington D.C.

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Irene Nasser

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Irene Nasser is a Peabody-Award winning freelance producer and journalist based in Jerusalem. She is an expert on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and works across the Middle East as a news field producer and documentary filmmaker. For the past decade, she has covered the Middle East and regional issues for Al Jazeera English, Al Jazeera America, CNN, Vice on HBO, Channel 4 UK, The Washington Post, The New York Times Magazine and many others.

Raised in both the Middle East and the United States, Nasser is keenly aware of the experiences of people from different backgrounds and searches for stories that help tell the bigger picture of a complex reality. Over the past few years she has covered the rise in Palestinian-Israeli tensions and the 2014 Gaza war. She has also reported on the war in Syria from the Syrian borders of Jordan and Turkey, as well as the refugee crisis across Europe and the Balkans.

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Leila Navidi

Photographer/Videographer

Leila Navidi discovered her passion for photography in high school after her father gifted her with his well-worn 1970s-circa Canon A-1 camera. She began dressing up her friends and photographing them with black and white film in the barns and hay fields that dotted the surrounding rural areas outside her hometown in suburban Maryland. Navidi studied fine art photography, photojournalism and creative writing at Rochester Institute of Technology. She began her career in newspapers with an internship at the Catholic Courier, a publication of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester, New York. She then went on to photojournalism internships at The Olympian in Olympia, Wash., The Advocate in Baton Rouge, La., and the Portland Tribune in Portland, Ore. before landing her first full-time job in Las Vegas as a photo editor at the weekly community newspaper The News. After moving to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to work at the daily newspaper The Gazette, she returned to Las Vegas in May 2007 to work for the Las Vegas Sun.

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Syed Nazakat

Syed Nazakat is a senior journalist from Indian Kashmir based in New Delhi, India.  He has reported extensively from one of the most conflict ridden and heavily militarized zones in the Indian subcontinent – the Line of Control that marks the border between India and Pakistan in Kashmir. He is a fellow of the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism, Manila.

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Sonia Nazario

Projects Reporter, Los Angeles Times

Sonia Nazario, a projects reporter for The Los Angeles Times, has spent 21 years reporting and writing about social issues. Her stories have tackled some of this country's most intractable problems: hunger, drug addiction, immigration. She has won numerous national awards. 

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Rick Nease

Rick Nease is an award-winning art director and illustrator for the Detroit Free Press.

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Susan Neiman

Susan Neiman is a moral philosopher with an interest in exploring the persistence of Enlightenment thought and reinterpreting past thinkers for contemporary contexts. She is Director of the Einstein Forum, having previously taught at Yale University and Tel Aviv University. The Wall Street Journal called her 2008 Moral Clarity: A Guide for Grown-Up Idealists “an argument for re-engaging with the moral vocabulary of the country.” Her 2002 work, Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy, explains philosophy’s quest, touching on Kant, among others, as one perpetually in search of a perfect understanding of evil. Born in Atlanta, Neiman received her doctorate degree from Harvard University.

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Charles Nelson

Charles Nelson, PhD, is Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience and Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; Professor of Education at Harvard University; and a Professor in the Department of Society, Human Development and Health at the Harvard School of Public Health. At Boston Children’s Hospital, Nelson is the Director of Research in the Division of Developmental Medicine, Director of the Laboratories of Cognitive Neuroscience and is the Richard David Scott Professor of Pediatric Developmental Medicine Research.

His research interests are broadly concerned with developmental cognitive neuroscience, an interdisciplinary field concerned with the intersection of brain and cognitive development. His specific interests are concerned with the effects of early experience on brain and behavioral development, particularly the effects of early biological insults and early psychosocial adversity. Nelson studies both typically developing children and children at risk for neurodevelopmental disorders (particularly autism), and he employs behavioral, electrophysiological (ERP), and metabolic (fNIRS and MRI) tools in his research. Over and above his domestic research program, Nelson also works in a variety of low resource countries.

His work includes research towards understanding the intersection of brain and behavioral (particularly cognitive) development, with a particular interest in the effects of early experience on brain development. In this context Nelson and colleagues have spent more than a decade studying the development of orphans who have suffered extreme neglect. He is co-author of the book Romania's Abandoned Children: Deprivation, Brain Development, and the Struggle for Recovery. More recently, with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Nelson is studying the effects of severe early biological and psychosocial adversity in infants and young children growing up in the Dhaka, Bangladesh. Finally, for the last decade Nelson has focused his work in Boston on infants and children at risk for developing autism, with a particular interest in developing brain-based tools that lend themselves to early identification of autism.

Summer Nelson

Summer Nelson is a graduate student and research associate at the University of Tulsa.

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Michelle J. Neuman

Results for Development (R4D)
Program Director

Michelle Neuman is Program Director for Early Childhood Development at Results for Development (R4D), a global non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. She has faculty affiliations with the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Victoria. Throughout her career, she has taken a comparative approach to study policies and programs for young children around the world. Her recent research at R4D focuses on strategies to strengthen and support the early childhood workforce globally and on financing early childhood programs in low- and middle-income countries.

In her previous role as Senior Education Specialist at the World Bank, she led analytical work and provided technical guidance to government officials to inform the design and implementation of early childhood systems, particularly in Sub-Saharan Africa. Before joining the World Bank, Neuman was responsible for an international portfolio of early childhood policy, research, and program activities at the Open Society Foundation. She previously served as Special Advisor to the Education for All Global Monitoring Report Team at UNESCO for the report, Strong Foundations: Early Childhood Care and Education (2007). Earlier in her career, she directed the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’s first review of early childhood education and care policy in 12 countries and co-authored (with John Bennett) the report, Starting Strong: Early Childhood Education and Care (2001). She frequently works with policymakers in the design and implementation of her research projects.

She holds an A.B. from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and a Ph.D. in Politics and Education from Columbia University.

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Elana Newman

University of Tulsa
Research Director

Elana Newman, McFarlin Professor of Psychology at the University of Tulsa, has conducted research on a variety of topics regarding the psychological and physical response to traumatic life events, assessment of PTSD in children and adults, journalism and trauma, and understanding the impact of participating in trauma-related research from the trauma survivor's perspective.

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Jehad Nga

Jehad Nga is a freelance photographer with a client list that incudes Human Rights Watch, The Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, TIME and Vanity Fair, among others.

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Peter Nickeas

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Peter Nickeas is a reporter at the Chicago Tribune where he covers violence and breaking news. He has focused on creating an understanding of violence and those most affected by it. His recent stories have looked at the lives and work of police, two former rivals from a decades-long conflict working to improve the lives of young gang members, the use of rifles and how it's affected a neighborhood, and 7th- and 8th-graders grieving the shooting death of a classmate.

He started the Tribune's shootings database while working the overnight shift in 2011 and expanded the scope of overnight reporting responsibilities. He worked as a general assignment and municipal government reporter at the Times of Northwest Indiana and a city government reporter in Casper, Wyoming after graduating from the University of Illinois at Springfield in 2009. 

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Robert Nickelsberg

Robert Nickelsberg, a TIME magazine contract photographer for 25 years, was based in New Delhi from 1988 to 2000. During that time, he documented conflicts in Kashmir, Iraq, Sri Lanka, India and Afghanistan. He was one of the few photographers who had first hand exposure to the early days of the rise of fundamentalist groups in the Afghanistan-Pakistan tribal areas and al-Qaeda, and his work provides a unique up close view of the Soviet withdrawal, the rise of the Taliban and the invasion by the U.S.

Nickelsberg moved to New York in 2000 and continues to travel overseas - reporting on the invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003 - and focus on chronicling the devastating psychological effects of war in Kashmir.

In 2008, he was awarded grants from the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, and from the South Asia Journalists Association to document and report on post-traumatic stress disorder in Kashmir after 20 years of insurgency.

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Stephanie Nilva

Executive Director, Day One

Stephanie Nilva is the founding director of Day One, an organization that partners with New York City youth to end dating abuse and domestic violence through community education, supportive services, legal advocacy and leadership development. Prior to establishing Day One in October 2005, Stephanie was the Director of Break the Cycle New York, which she launched as the local office of a national organization in 2003.

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Kimberly Noble

Teachers College - Columbia University
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Education

Kimberly Noble is an Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Education at Teachers College at Columbia University. She received her undergraduate, graduate and medical degrees at the University of Pennsylvania. As a neuroscientist and board-certified pediatrician, she studies how socioeconomic inequality relates to in children's cognitive and brain development. Her work examines both brain and cognitive development across infancy, childhood and adolescence. She is particularly interested in understanding how early in childhood such disparities develop, the modifiable environmental differences that account for these disparities, and the ways we might harness this research to inform the design of interventions.

Dr. Noble has served as the principal investigator or Co-PI on several federal and foundation grants, and was named a “Rising Star” by the Association for Psychological Science. She and her colleagues are currently planning and raising funds for the first randomized trial of poverty reduction in early childhood. Her work linking family income to brain structure across childhood and adolescence has received worldwide attention in the popular press.

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Joe Nocera

Joe Nocera was an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times Opinion pages between April 2011 and November 2015. Before his Opinion column, he wrote the Talking Business column for The New York Times each Saturday and was a staff writer for The New York Times Magazine. He joined the paper in 2005.

For more than three decades, Mr. Nocera has chronicled the world of business at magazines like Fortune, GQ, Esquire and Texas Monthly. He has won three Gerald Loeb awards, including the 2008 award for commentary, and three John Hancock awards for excellence in business journalism. A 2007 Pulitzer finalist, he has written books including “A Piece of the Action: How the Middle Class Joined the Money Class,” which won the New York Public Library’s 1995 Helen Bernstein Award; “Good Guys and Bad Guys: Behind the Scenes With the Saints and Scoundrels of American Business (and Everything in Between),” and “All the Devils Are Here: The Hidden History of the Financial Crisis,” which he co-authored with Bethany McLean.

Mr. Nocera received a B.S. in journalism from Boston University in 1974. He lives in New York City.

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Stephanie Nolen

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Stephanie Nolen is the Latin America bureau chief for the Globe and Mail, Canada's national newspaper. In 25 years as a foreign correspondent, she has reported from more than 80 countries, on major international conflicts including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and on less-covered, long-running civil conflicts in countries including Sudan, Somalia, Uganda, El Salvador and Colombia. She is the author of 28, a study of the history and impact of the HIV-AIDS epidemic in Africa. Her work focuses on social inclusion; she has produced major multimedia projects on the modern experience of caste discrimination in India and of racism in Brazil. She has won Canada's National Newspaper Award, the Amnesty International Media Award, and the PEN Courage Prize for her reporting. She lives in Rio de Janeiro.

Scott North

2003

Scott North is local news editor for The Herald in Everett, WA. North has reported on virtually every aspect of the criminal justice system and helped The Herald develop innovative techniques in covering violence in a sensitive, accurate, and insightful way.

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Habiba Nosheen

Habiba Nosheen is an award-winning Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker and journalist based in New York.

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Maria Nyanyiwa Mataruse

2012

Maria Nyanyiwa Mataruse is a Radio Editor with Zimbabwe’s Radio Voice of the People (VOP), a broadcasting house that is currently operating from exile owing to the restrictive media laws in the country. She joined Radio VOP in 2002 as a producer for the popular program “The People Are Talking.” In the same year the organization’s offices were bombed. In 2005 she was arrested together with two other producers and board members for allegedly broadcasting without a license. After a lengthy trial the case against her and the other employees and board members was thrown out by the courts. To ensure consistency on air, Radio VOP the organization was forced to relocate to South Africa.

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Kate O'Brian

Kate O'Brian is the president of Al Jazeera America. Before joining Al Jazeera, O’Brian spent more than than 30 years at ABC News, where she most recently served as senior vice-president for news. At ABC News, she was responsible for newsgathering operations, including all ABC News bureaus worldwide, business, law and justice, medical, and investigative units, NewsOne, ABC News Radio and affiliate relations. Prior to this role, Ms. O'Brian was the vice president of NewsOne and ABSAT, where she managed ABC's affiliate news service and the satellite newsgathering arm of ABC. In 2003 she was ABC News' Southern bureau chief, based in Atlanta. There she was responsible for the coordination of assignments in the Southern region for the various platforms of ABC News, including network news coverage, NewsOne, ABC News Radio and ABCNEWS.com. O’Brian has won an Alfred I. duPont Award as part of the "This Week with David Brinkley" team, an Emmy Award for the 2000 Millennium coverage, and Alfred I. duPont and a Peabody Award for September 11 coverage.

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Finbarr O'Reilly

2013 Ochberg Fellow

Finbarr O'Reilly spent 12 years as a Reuters correspondent and staff photographer based in West and Central Africa and won the 2006 World Press Photo of the Year. His coverage of conflicts and social issues across Africa has earned numerous awards from the National Press Photographer's Association and Pictures of the Year International for both his multimedia work and photography, which has been exhibited internationally. Finbarr spent two years living in Congo and Rwanda and his multimedia exhibition Congo on the Wire debuted at the 2008 Bayeux War Correspondent's Festival before traveling to Canada and the US. He embedded regularly with coalition forces fighting in Afghanistan between 2008-2011 before moving to Israel in 2014, where he covered the summer war in Gaza from inside the Strip. He is a 2016 MacDowell Colony Fellow and a writer in residence at the Carey Institute for Global Good, a 2015 Yale World Fellow, a 2014 Ochberg Fellow at Columbia University’s DART Center for Journalism and Trauma, and a 2013 Harvard Nieman Fellow. He is among those profiled in Under Fire: Journalists in Combat, a documentary film about the psychological costs of covering war. The film won a 2013 Peabody Award and was shortlisted for a 2012 Academy Award. He is currently based  in London.

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Achy Obejas

Novelist

Achy Obejas is the author of the critically acclaimed novels Ruins and Days of Awe, among other books of fiction. Her best-selling poetry chapbook, This is What Happened in Our Other Life, was a critical favorite. Her other fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies. In addition, Obejas, a Cuban American who moved to the United States from Havana, Cuba, at the age of six, is a well-known translator. She edited and translated into English Havana Noir, a collection of crime stories by Cuban writers on and off the island.

Frank Ochberg

Frank Ochberg, M.D. is a founding board member of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies and recipient of their highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award. He edited the first text on treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and served on the committee that defined PTSD. Ochberg founded and secured the funding for the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, served as its first chairman and now is chairman emeritus of the Center. He helps journalists understand traumatic stress and he helps traumatic stress experts understand journalists.

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Beatrice Ogutu

Investing in Children and their Societies (ICS SP)
Director, Africa Regional Office

Beatrice Ogutu has a decade of experience designing and implementing family and child development programs with national and international NGOs in Africa. As the Director of Investing in Children and their Societies (ICS SP), Ogutu is responsible for organizational management and the development and implementation of ICS’s skillful parenting and cease violence programs throughout Eastern Africa. 

ICS SP focuses on rural development in Africa, with the hopes of helping every child to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment by working with parents and caregivers, strengthening families and communities, and pushing governments, civil society and the private sector towards better policies and practices to fulfill children’s rights. At the core of ICS’s approach is skillful parenting, both to prevent violence against children and to promote age-appropriate parenting. This methodology is combined with agricultural training programs aimed at promoting productivity, increasing family income, and promoting sustainable growth of family wellbeing. Ogutu is also a founding member and a current board member of the Parenting in Africa Network, which advocates for the rights of children by focusing on specific issues that affect African families. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in environmental studies, planning and management.

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Mirta Ojito

Telemundo
Director of News Standards

Mirta Ojito is Director of News Standards for Telemundo. A reporter since 1987, has worked for The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald, and, from 1996 to 2002, for The New York Times, where she covered immigration, among other beats, for the Metro Desk. She has received numerous awards, including the American Society of Newspaper Editor’s writing award for best foreign reporting in 1999 for a series of articles about life in Cuba, and a shared Pulitzer for national reporting in 2001 for a New York Times series of articles about race in America.

Lu Olkowski

Lu Olkowski is an independent producer based in New York. She is currently artist–in–residence at KCRW where she will spend the year reporting a series of stories about the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Her radio work has been heard on All Things Considered, Day to Day, Radiolab, Studio 360, This American Life and Weekend America. Most recently, Lu produced an audio documentary for NPR’s State of the Re:Union about a tiny town in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio where, for a century, residents have shared the common bond of identifying as African-American despite the fact that they look white. In 2012 she was awarded the National Edward R. Murrow award, the Sigma Delta Chi award, the RTNDA/Unity award, the Gracie award, and a citation from the National Association of Black Journalists. 

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Tania Opazo

Tania Opazo is a Chilean journalist and works as a freelance reporter at La Tercera, a national newspaper in Chile, and Paula Magazine, covering science, health, environment, society, and education, with an emphasis on mental health, children and human rights.

She holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism and a BSc in Hispanic Literature and Linguistics from the Universidead Católica de Child. She has been a semi-finalist, finalist and winner of journalism awards from the Journalism of Excellence Awards (granted by the School of Journalism of the Universidad Alberto Hurtado), the MAGS Awards (the Magazine Awards of the National Association of the Press,) and the United Nations Global Compact. She was a 2015 fellow of the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ).

Katie Orlinsky

Katie Orlinsky is a photographer, journalist and cinematographer from New York City. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science/Latin American Studies from the Colorado College and a Master's degree in Journalism as a Stabile fellow in Investigative Reporting at Columbia University. Katie is currently a contributor with Reportage by Getty Images and regularly works for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Le Monde and various non-profit organizations around the world. More info at: katieorlinsky.com

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Benjamin Ortiz

2010

Benjamin Ortiz is an assistant professor of journalism at Harry Truman College, Chicago. Ortiz attended Loyola University Chicago, where he earned an honors degree in the study of English Literature and Philosophy.

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Joy Osofsky

Joy D. Osofsky, Ph.D. is a clinical and developmental psychologist and Paul J. Ramsay Chair of Psychiatry at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. She is Head of the Division of Pediatric Mental Health and Director of the LSUHSC Harris Center for Infant Mental Health. She is editor of Children in a Violent Society (Guilford, 1997), Young Children and Trauma: Intervention and Treatment (Guilford, 2004), and Clinical Work with Traumatized Young Children (Guilford, 2011).  

Dr. Osofsky was Clinical Director for Child and Adolescent Services for Louisiana Spirit following Hurricane Katrina. She was co-director of the Louisiana Rural Trauma Services Center (LRTSC) when Katrina hit and for six years of the recovery period. In 2007, she received the Sarah Haley Award for Clinical Excellence for trauma work from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. In 2010, Dr. Osofsky was honored with a Presidential Commendation from the American Psychiatric Association for her work in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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Dawn Ostroff

Executive Producer

Dawn Ostroff is president, Condé Nast Entertainment (CNE), 

Mohammad-Mahmoud Ould Mohamedou, Ph.D.

Associate Director, Harvard’s program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Resolution

Dr. Mohamedou is the Associate Director of Harvard’s program on Humanitarian Policy and Conflict Resolution (HPCR). Prior to joining HPCR, Dr. Mohamedou served as Research Director with the International Council on Human Rights Policy, based in Geneva, where he helped found and direct the research and policy program. 

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Penny Owen

Penny Owen began her career as an intern for The Daily Oklahoman in 1992, where she was hired after graduating with a B.A. in Journalism. She worked her way through the lower echelon of the newsroom with police and general assignment reporting; then, three years into her career, Ms. Owen found herself on the front lines of covering the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing, then known as the worst domestic bombing in U.S. history.

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Lynne O’Donnell

Ochberg Fellow
2017

Lynne O’Donnell is Kabul Bureau Chief for The Associated Press, leading the agency’s coverage of Afghanistan at a time of transition and turmoil. Prior to joining AP, O’Donnell served as Kabul Bureau Chief for Agence France-Presse from 2009 to 2010. She won the 2010 Human Rights Press Award for a series of reports on the conditions faced by Afghan women. Previously, she was the Asia features editor for the French agency. She also covered major breaking news stories across the region for AFP, including terrorist attacks and natural disasters, as well as the 2008 Olympic Games. In the 1990’s, O’Donnell spent six years reporting on Chinese economic issues as a commodities specialist with Reuters, and was Beijing-based China correspondent for The Australian newspaper, where her beat included Mongolia and North Korea. She also covered the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on the United States, reporting from Central Asia, the Middle East and Europe, including the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan and the 2003 Iraq war.

In 2007, she authored “High Tea in Mosul: the True Story of Two Englishwomen in Iraq,” telling the story of how ordinary Iraqi people lived under Saddam Hussein’s rule, through the eyes of expatriate women married to Iraqis. 

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Ruth Padawer

Ruth Padawer is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine, focusing on gender and social issues. She has freelanced for the radio show "This American Life," and her work has also appeared in The Guardian, USA Today, The Week, Marie Claire France, Haaretz Magazine, and Internazionale. Prior to her magazine work, she was a senior writer at The (Bergen) Record newspaper, where she wrote about gender, health, education and local politics.

Rose Palmisano

Rose Palmisano a Register photographer, has covered border issues for 12 years. She documented the lives of migrant workers on both sides of the border and of illegal immigrants living in the United States. She spent several months photographing homeless children in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. 

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Tanya Paperny

Tanya Paperny is a writer, editor, translator, and educator. She has completed the coursework for her MFA in Writing at Columbia University and is a former assistant web editor at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma. More of her work can be viewed on her blog.

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Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo was born in Havana, Cuba, and graduated from the University of Havana with a degree in biochemistry. Around 2000 he began work as a free-lance writer, photographer and dissident blogger. In 2010, Lazo founded the independent opinion and literary e-zine Voces, which is Cuba's first digital magazine. At the time there were only about 200 official journalists who were allowed to have blogs by state media. However there were an additional 100 others identifying themselves as "independent" bloggers, including Lazo, openly expressing criticisms of the Castro regime.

Doug Pardue

Doug Pardue is a projects reporter for The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C. Before joining the Charleston paper, he was news projects editor for USA Today. His work as a reporter has received three National Headliner Awards, a Robert F. Kennedy Citation, a first place SPJ award for non-deadline reporting and a Gerald Loeb Citation. He also was part of a Roanoke Times (Va.) team that was a 1990 Pulitzer Prize finalist for coverage of the year-long Pittston Coal strike. Pardue also has served as a projects and investigations editor at The Tampa Tribune and The State (Columbia, S.C.) He is married with three daughters and eight grandchildren.

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Kelsey Parker

Kelsey Parker is a doctoral student in industrial/organizational psychology at the University of Tulsa. Kelsey’s research interests focus on how individuals perceive and react to social stressors in the workplace and how experiencing work-related stress can influence employees’ job attitudes and well-being.

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Jason N. Parkinson

Jason N. Parkinson is a freelance video and print journalist. He specialises in covering protest movements nationally and internationally. His coverage of the Egyptian revolution exposed the use of live rounds and police snipers on peaceful pro-democracy protestors in Cairo. He blogs at www.jasonnparkinson.wordpress.com. Jason N. Parkinson's images are available through Reportdigital.co.uk.

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Jason Parkinson

Jason Parkinson is a freelance video journalist who has covered protests and unrest for the past 12 years. His subject interests include refugees, human and civil rights, press freedom, immigration, racism, fascism and terrorism. Parkinson was nominated finalist in the Rory Peck News Awards for coverage of the Egyptian revolution in 2011 and for the London riots in 2012. He also writes news features and opinion pieces. Parkinson studied at the London School of Journalism from 2001 to 2004.
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Nimisha Patel

Nimisha Patel is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist based in London. She is the Founder and Executive Director of the International Centre for Health and Human Rights, and Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of East London. 

Patel has extensive experience working with survivors of racism, torture, gender-based violence and other human rights violations. She has worked with human rights NGOs, the British National Health Service and for many agencies around the world, including as a consultant to several United Nations bodies. 

Paolo Pellegrin

Paolo Pellegrin is an internationally renowned photographer. He is a contract photographer for Newsweek magazine.
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Karen Percy

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Karen Percy is a journalist at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation in Melbourne, Australia. She has more than 30 years of experience reporting across Australia and around the world, including as the ABC’s South East Asia Correspondent in Bangkok, and as a freelance correspondent in Moscow and in various news agencies including the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Deutsche Welle.

Percy is a trustee of the Walkley Foundation, which fosters excellence in Australian journalism, and is Treasurer of Women In Media Victoria, an initiative of the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance which supports women in the workplace and hosts discussion and networking opportunities. She is a peer-supporter through the ABC’s peer support program.

Louis Pérez

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences

Louis Pérez PhD is the J. Carlyle Sitterson Professor of History in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He earned his M.A. at the University of Arizona in 1966 and his Ph.D from the University of New Mexico in 1970. He also serves as the director of the Institute for the Study of the Americas at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is considered a major force for developing the field of Cuban studies in the US, especially in opening the island to American academics.

Rob Perez

Investigative Reporter, Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Rob Perez is an investigative reporter for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. He has won numerous state, regional and national honors, including the National Headliner and Best of the West awards as well as the 2009 Dart Award for the series “Crossing the Line: Abuse in Hawai’i Homes.” He is a two-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for business reporting.

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Rob Perez

Rob Perez has more than 30 years experience as a reporter and editor for newspapers in Guam, Florida, California and Hawaii. He currently is an investigative reporter for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser. His regional and national honors include the National Headliner, American Society of Business Editors and Writers and Best of the West awards and has twice been a Gerald Loeb finalist. He also received the 2009 Dart Award for the series “Crossing the Line: Abuse in Hawai’i Homes.” Perez has served as a Dart judge three times.

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Jacquee Petchel

Jacquee Petchel is the executive editor of the Carnegie-Knight News21 multimedia investigative reporting initiative at ASU's Cronkite School of Journalism. She is an award-winning investigative reporter, editor and producer who most recently served as senior editor for investigations and enterprise at the Houston Chronicle.

Petchel has worked as a reporter, editor and television producer. She began her career at The Indianapolis News, then went onto spend six years at The Arizona Republic, and after that The Miami Herald, where she was part of a team that won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize Gold Medal for Public Service for an investigation into property damage in South Florida caused by Hurricane Andrew.

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Philip Peters

Cuba Research Center
President

Philip Peters is President of the Cuba Research Center in Alexandria, Virginia, a nonprofit organization founded in 2013. Since 1996 he has traveled regularly to Cuba to monitor and write about economic and political developments. Peters has testified before Congress and the U.S. International Trade Commission and has given talks on Cuba and U.S. policy to diverse audiences. Prior to joining the Lexington Institute in 1999, he served as a State Department appointee of Presidents Reagan and Bush (six years), and as a senior aide in the House of Representatives.

Angela Peterson

Angela Peterson, metro picture editor, joined the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in 2003. As metro picture editor her duties include the planning and development of the three metro zones. Prior to joining the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel she spent 20 years at the Orlando Sentinel as a staff photographer for 18 years and two years as picture editor for the features and business section.


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Sacha Pfeiffer

Host and Senior Reporter, WBUR

Sacha Pfeiffer is host of WBUR’s “All Things Considered.” She was previously host of “Radio Boston,” the station’s weekday show highlighting interesting people, places and issues in Boston and beyond. Pfeiffer joined WBUR in 2008 after more than a decade as a reporter for the Boston Globe, where she was on the Spotlight investigative team that won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for its stories on sex abuse in the Catholic church.

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Dave Philipps

2010

Dave Philipps is the author of "Lethal Warriors: When the New Band of Brothers Came Home," published by Palgrave Macmillan.  A reporter for The Colorado Springs Gazette, he writes long-form investigative pieces as well as light features. He was a finalist for the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in the local reporting category for his series, “Casualties of War,” on combat soldiers at Fort Carson returning from war and committing violence in Colorado Springs.

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Ronke Phillips

2009

Ronke Phillips has been a journalist for more than 20 years working in print, radio and television. She has worked for BBC Day Time, BBC features, BBC New York and GMTV, and is currently a correspondent for ITV's London Tonight.

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Garry Pierre-Pierre

Garry Pierre-Pierre is a Pulitzer Prize winning, multimedia and entrepreneurial journalist. He is the Executive Director of the City University Graduate School of Journalism ‘s Center for Community and Ethnic Media and the co-host of the show Independent Sources on CUNY TV.

Pierre-Pierre is the founder and publisher of The Haitian Times, an award winning English language newspaper based in Brooklyn that is considered one of the most important news sources for the Haitian Diaspora.

Pierre-Pierre spent six years as a staff reporter at the New York Times where he covered the New York Metropolitan area with special assignments in Africa and the Caribbean. He was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for spot news for the New York Times coverage of the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing. Prior to that Pierre-Pierre was a reporter at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and the Lakeland Ledger. A native of Haiti, Pierre-Pierre is the author of 30 Seconds… The Quake that destroyed Haiti, a book of photography that illustrates the wreckage of the January 2010 earthquake across Haiti.

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Garry Pierre-Pierre

Garry Pierre-Pierre is a Pulitzer Prize winning, multimedia and entrepreneurial journalist. He is the Executive Director of the City University Graduate School of Journalism‘s Center for Community and Ethnic Media and the co-host of the show Independent Sources on CUNY TV. Pierre-Pierre is the founder and publisher of The Haitian Times, an award winning English language newspaper based in Brooklyn that is considered one of the most important news sources for the Haitian Diaspora. Pierre-Pierre spent six years as a staff reporter at the New York Times where he covered the New York Metropolitan area with special assignments in Africa and the Caribbean. He was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for spot news for the New York Times coverage of the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing. A native of Haiti, Pierre-Pierre is the author of 30 Seconds… The Quake that Destroyed Haiti, a book of photography that illustrates the wreckage of the January 2010 earthquake across Haiti.

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Rachel Piper

Rachel Piper is the digital news editor for The Salt Lake Tribune and has been named one of Editor & Publisher's "25 Under 35" newsroom leaders. She is a top 10 winner in the Associated Press Sports Editors' 2016 contest, selected for explanatory writing in an examination of sexual assault allegations at a small, rural campus. She graduated from the University of Utah and lives in Salt Lake City with her husband. Prior to joining The Tribune, she was the editor of Salt Lake City Weekly.

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Kaari Pitkin

Kaari Pitkin is senior producer for Radio Rookies, a New York Public Radio initiative that provides teenagers with the tools and training to create radio stories about themselves, their communities and their world. Pitkin first became interested in radio at the age of thirteen, when a radio host told her she had a good voice for the air.  Now, of course, it’s not her voice on the radio but the Radio Rookies, and she loves nothing more than helping them tell their stories. 

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Jennifer Pitts

Jennifer Pitts is a photographer for the Shawnee News-Star in Oklahoma. Here, she respond to a letter from her co-worker Kristen Armstrong about a traffic accident fatality the two covered.

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Jason Plotkin

Throughout a 19-year career, visual journalist Jason Plotkin has captured the best and worst of York County, Pa.

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Harold Pollack

Howard Pollack, Ph.D., is a professor at the University of Chicago in the School of Social Service Administration and the Department of Public Health Sciences. He also serves as Co-Director of The University of Chicago Crime Lab, which uses use insights from basic science to help government agencies and non-profit organizations develop innovative new approaches to reducing violence.

Pollack has published widely on the intersecting topics of poverty policy and public health in journals such as Addiction, Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Public Health, Health Services Research, Pediatrics, and Social Service Review.  Pollack has been appointed to three committees of the National Academy of Sciences and his writings have appeared in Washington PostNew York TimesNew Republic, and many other publications. His essay published in The American Prospect“Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare” was selected for the collection Best American Medical Writing, 2009.

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Ruth Pollard

2013
Ruth Pollard is an award-winning journalist and editor with 23 years experience in journalism. She is the Middle East Correspondent for two Australian newspapers: The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age. Based in Cairo, her job takes her throughout the Middle East and North Africa, reporting on the Arab revolutions from Egypt, Libya, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, Tunisia and on the conflict in Israel and Palestine. She is a two- time finalist for the Walkley Award for Excellence in Journalism and the 2009 winner of the Australian Human Right Community Human Rights Award for Newsprint Feature. Pollard is a past president of the NSW Journalists’ Benevolent Fund.
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Natalie Pompilio

2001

Natalie Pompilio a staff writer for the Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Pompilio covers the police beat in a city known for an unusually high rate of violent crime.

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John Pope

John Pope is a staff writer for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune. He was a member of the newspaper’s team that won two Pulitzer Prizes, a George Polk Award, a National Headliner Award and the Medill Award for Courage in Journalism for coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath.

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Kenton Powell

Kenton Powell is an interactive journalist for the Guardian US. Before joining the Guardian, Kenton was a designer at Bloomberg and graphics editor at Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Kenton Powell

Kenton Powell is an interactive journalist for the Guardian US. Before joining the Guardian, Kenton was a designer at Bloomberg and graphics editor at Bloomberg Businessweek.

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Ashley Powers

2012

Ashley Powers is a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She spent four years as a national correspondent based in Las Vegas, where she covered Nevada’s economic collapse during the Great Recession and its struggles with homelessness, suicide and child prostitution. She also wrote extensively about survivors of major tragedies, including mass shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Tucson, Ariz., and wildfires in Texas. A 2003 graduate of the University of Toledo in Ohio, Powers now covers courts and legal issues in Southern California. Her work has been honored by the Best of the West and Los Angeles Press Club journalism contests and cited in “The Best American Sports Writing.”

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Eyal Press

Eyal Press is a contributing writer for The Nation magazine and the author of "Absolute Convictions: My Father, a City, and the Conflict That Divided America" (Picador).

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Lizzie Presser

Reporter/Contributing Writer

Lizzie Presser is a contributing writer to California Sunday Magazine. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, This American Life, The Independent and Harper’s online, among other publications. Her story Below Deck was a finalist for a 2018 National Magazine Award in the Reporting category. In 2017, she received the Martha Coman Front Page Award for Best New Journalist, presented by the Newswomen's Club of New York.

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Jake Price

Ochberg Fellow
2018

Jake Price is a photojournalist, filmmaker and teacher who has witnessed firsthand the impact of climate change on coastal communities over the past 20 years, documenting the profound changes that these communities must contend with. Following the triple disaster of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown in Japan, Price focused on the complex aftermath that communities in the region are still coping with nearly seven years after the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.

His work appears in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The BBC and Rolling Stone, amongst other publications. His photographs from Japan have been recognized at the World Press Photo competition for digital storytelling. 

Scott Price

Sports Illustrated
Senior Writer

Scott Price (“S.L. Price”) has been a senior writer for Sports Illustrated since 1994. A graduate of the University of North Carolina—where he covered Michael Jordan — Price has received multiple honors for his journalism, including two Associated Press Sports Editors awards, two National Headliner awards and awards from the National Association of Black Journalists and the Women's Sports Foundation. Price’s work, including his Aliquippa, Coolbaugh, and Gonzalez pieces, has been featured in “The Best American Sports Writing: anthology on eight occasions.

Kari Pricher

2013
Kari Pricher is an Editorial Producer for CNN Anderson Cooper 360. For more than a decade, she has traveled to communities coping with enormous loss to bring their stories to light. Recent assignments have included the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, and post-tornado devastation in Moore, Oklahoma. From 2007 to 2011, Pricher was a segment producer with ABC Good Morning America Weekend, and, from 2011-2012 she was part of the team at The Dr. Oz Show who won the Emmy Award for Best Daytime Talk Show/Informative.
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Andres Pumariega

Andres Pumariega has devoted his career in academic child and adolescent psychiatry to work in the areas of children’s systems of care and cultural diversity in mental health. He is currently Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Cooper University Hospital and Health System and Cooper School of Medicine at Rowan University. He received his M.D. from the University of Miami School of Medicine and trained in General and Child Psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center. He has headed Pediatric Psychiatry consultation-liaison services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital; Directorships of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Texas Medical Branch, University of South Carolina/ William S. Hall Psychiatric Institute, and East Tennessee State University, and chaired the Departments of Psychiatry at East Tennessee State University and The Reading Hospital and Medical Center. He also headed the ETSU Center of Excellence for Children in State Custody, and was awarded the American Psychiatric Association’s Silver Award for Outstanding Service in 2004.  

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Sigit Purwono

2009

Sigit Purwono is a senior TV producer from Bali, Indonesia working with TVRI Bali. He has been working as a broadcast journalist for more than 18 years.

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John Puterbaugh

John Puterbaugh was the editor in chief of the Northern Star, the Northern Illinois University student newspaper, for the 2007-2008 school year.

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Joseph Pyle

President, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation

Joseph Pyle is president of the Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation, a Quaker-based philanthropic organization in Philadelphia. He has more than 20 years’ experience in behavioral health, serving eight years as a chief executive officer at various institutions, including MeadowWood Behavioral Health System, Northwestern Institute of Psychiatry, Malvern Institute and Friends Hospital.
 

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Katharine Quarmby

Katharine Quarmby is a writer and journalist, a contributor at Mosaic Science magazine and Royal Literary Fund Fellow at the London School of Economics. Previously, Quarmby worked as a producer for the BBC, a correspondent at the Economist and as a contributing editor at Newsweek Europe. She has written two books for adults, including Scapegoat: Why We Are Failing Disabled People, which won the Ability Media International Award, and No Place to Call Home: Inside the Real Lives of Gypsies and Travellers, which was shortlisted for the Bread and Roses award. She is also a pro bono coordinator of the Disability Hate Crime Network and a member of the Crown Prosecution Service National Scrutiny Panel on Disability Hostility.

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Brittain Quibodeaux Orgeron

Brittain Quibodeaux Orgeron, 25, graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2002, where she received a degree in mass communications.

After working as a technical writer and consultant, she took a position at The Daily Advertiser as a part-time reporter, then moved to a full-time copy desk post in 2003, where she now designs and edits.

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Kit Rachlis

Senior Editor

Kit Rachlis is a Senior Editor of The California Sunday Magazine. He was editor in chief of The American ProspectLos Angeles magazine, and the LA Weekly and projects editor at the Los Angeles Times.

Joe Raedle

2011

Joe Raedle is a photographer with Getty Images based in Miami. His work with Getty has varied from festivities in the bayous of Louisiana to the mountain peaks of war-torn Afghanistan and the deserts of Iraq.

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Rawya Rageh

2014-2015

Rawya Rageh is a roving correspondent for Al Jazeera English. She has been covering Nigeria and Kenya for the past year, including the aftermath of brutal attacks by the armed groups Boko Haram and Al Shabab, and their impact on people's lives. She was the first Al Jazeera English reporter to cover the unfolding protests in Egypt in January 2011, which culminated in the removal of Hosni Mubarak from office, and continued to cover the subsequent tumultuous transition for more than two years. Her coverage of the Egyptian Revolution was listed by Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism among 100 "Great Stories" produced by its alumni in the past 100 years. Rageh also covered the Iraq war in its early years, the subsequent civil war, Saddam's genocide trial, as well as the gradual withdrawal of US forces from there. Before joining AJE, she was a Middle-East based reporter for A.P., covering major regional stories, including the crisis in Darfur, Sudan. She received her M.S. from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Vin Ray

Deputy Head of Newsgathering, BBC

Vin Ray joined the BBC in the teletext service, CEEFAX, in 1987. He worked as producer on the Nine O'Clock News and as a foreign field producer, before becoming TV Foreign Editor in 1993. Two years later he became the bi-medial Foreign Editor across domestic TV and radio. 

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Irwin Redlener

National Center for Disaster Preparedness
Director

Dr. Irwin Redlener is a recognized national leader in disaster preparedness and the public health ramifications of terrorism and large-scale catastrophic events. He and his team have developed major programs to enhance public health and health systems readiness with respect to disasters. He has written and spoken widely on the response to Hurricane Katrina, U.S. readiness for pandemics and the concerns of children as potential targets of terrorism.

Gail Reed

Gail Reed is an American journalist focused on Cuba’s social and economic issues. She was NBC’s first Havana-based producer since the early 1960s. After several decades of working in Havana, she developed a keen interest in the Cuban health system. In 1997, she founded Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC), a US non-profit that promotes improved health outcomes and equity through dialogue among the US, Cuban, and global health communities.

Erin Reeg

Erin Reeg was on the Dart Award-winning team behind WNYC's "Living 9/11"

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Jen Reel

Jen Reel is the Multimedia Editor for The Texas Observer, where she shoots and edits photos, videos and a soon-to-be launched podcast for the magazine. Prior to working at the Observer, Jen was attending graduate school in the hopes of making a career change to journalism.
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Gavin Rees

Dart Centre Europe
Director
Gavin Rees is the director of Dart Centre Europe. Responsible for implementing the Centre’s work across Europe, Gavin runs workshops and discussion groups on trauma awareness, resilience and interviewing skills for working journalists and journalism students in a range of countries around the world.  
 
Prior to working at the Dart Centre, Gavin produced business and political news for US, British and Japanese news channels, and has worked on drama and documentary films for the BBC, Channel 4 and independent film companies. He was a leading producer on the BBC film Hiroshima, which won an  International Emmy in 2006. He is a visiting fellow in the Media School at Bournemouth University, and is a board member of both the European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies and the UK Psychological Trauma Society. 
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Alastair Reid

First Draft News
Managing Editor

Alastair Reid is Managing Editor at First Draft News. Previously, he was Editor at Journalism.co.uk.

David Remnick

Executive Producer

David Remnick, the editor of The New Yorker since 1998, began his reporting career at the Washington Post, in 1982. He is the author of several books, including “The Bridge,” “King of the World,” “Resurrection,” and “Lenin’s Tomb,” for which he received both the Pulitzer Prize for nonfiction and a George Polk Award for excellence in journalism.

Kari René Hall

2004

Kari René Hall is a free-lance photographer. She has photographed car accidents, plane crashes, shooting scenes, murder trials, drowning, funerals, grieving families and many other traumatic stories during more than two decades as a journalist.

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Alex Renton

Alex Renton is a freelance journalist who specializes in poverty, development, the environment, food culture and food policy around the world. He is a contributing editor of the Observer magazine and writes regularly for Newsweek, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, the Daily Mail, Intelligent Life and Prospect Magazine, and others. He has written series of stories on abuse in boarding schools and other child care institutions for The Guardian and is currently writing a book on the history of the boarding school system (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2017).

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Dan Restrepo

The Center for American Progress
Senior Fellow

Dan Restrepo is a Senior Fellow at The Center for American Progress. For nearly six years and through two presidential campaigns, Restrepo served as the principal advisor to President Barack Obama on issues related to Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada, serving as special assistant to the president and senior director for Western Hemisphere affairs at the National Security Council from March 2009 to July 2012 and as an advisor to and surrogate for Obama for America during the 2008 and 2012 campaigns.

Sherry Ricchiardi

Professor, Indiana University School of Journalism

Sherry Ricchiardi is a senior writer specializing in international issues for the American Journalism Review and a professor of journalism at the Indiana University School of Journalism.

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John A. Rich, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Health Management and Policy

John A. Rich is professor and chair of Health Management and Policy at the Drexel University School of Public Health, and director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Change. A leader in the field of public health, Rich’s work has focused on serving one of the nation’s most ignored and underserved populations—African-American men in urban settings. In 2006, Rich was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. In granting this distinction, the Foundation cited his work to design "new models of health care that stretch across the boundaries of public health, education, social service, and justice systems to engage young men in caring for themselves and their peers."

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Ian Richards

2010

Ian Richards is a professor of journalism at the University of South Australia in Adelaide, Australia. His research interests include journalism and media ethics, an area in which he has published widely.

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Matthew Ricketson

Director
Matthew Ricketson is an academic and journalist. He is head of the Communication group at Deakin University. Before that, he was inaugural professor of journalism at the University of Canberra between 2009 and 2017. For three years before that he was Media and Communications Editor for The Age. He ran the Journalism program at RMIT for 11 years and has worked on staff at The Australian and Time Australia, among other publications. He is the author of a biography of Australian author, Paul Jennings, a textbook about feature writing and "Telling True Stories: Navigating the challenges of writing narrative non-fiction". He has edited a collection of profile articles and "Australian Journalism Today". In 2011 he was appointed to assist former Federal Court judge, Ray Finkelstein QC, in the Independent Media Inquiry which reported to the federal government in 2012. He is a chief investigator in two Australian Research Council grants which are examining the impact of largescale newsroom redundancies on journalists and more broadly on the future of journalism. He was co-guest editor, with Sue Joseph, of a themed section about literary journalism in the December 2015 issue of Australian Journalism Review. He is president of the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia and chair of the board of directors for the Dart Centre Asia-Pacific. He is the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance’s representative on the Australian Press Council.
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David Riggs, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Center for Development Psychology

David Riggs, Ph.D., executive director of the Center for Deployment Psychology, is a clinical psychologist and research associate professor at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Kansas, earned a doctorate from the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1990.

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James Risen

James Risen covers national security for The New York Times. He was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting in 2002 for coverage of September 11 and terrorism, and he is the coauthor of Wrath of Angels and The Main Enemy: The Inside Story of the CIA's Final Showdown with the KGB. He lives outside Washington, D.C., with his wife and three sons.

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Ariel Ritchin

Website Editor

Ariel Ritchin is the Web and Social Media Editor for the Dart Center, where he directs and oversees all editorial content and leads strategic and digital initiatives for Dart Centre Europe, Dart Centre Asia Pacific and the Dart Center in the United States. He is a multimedia journalist whose audio and video work has appeared on Life of the Law, NBC News and PBS Newshour, among others. He has previously worked in the multimedia department at the ACLU and as a video editor for Lucky Tiger Productions. Ariel is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow and a Posse Foundation Scholar. He holds an M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and a B.A. from Middlebury College. 

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Fred Ritchin

Fred Ritchin is professor of photography and imaging at New York University. He is also the author of Bending the Frame, After Photography, and In Our Own Image. Ritchin is former picture editor of Horizon and The New York Times Magazine, former executive editor of Camera Arts magazine and the founding director of the photojournalism and documentary photography educational program at the International Center of Photography.

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Amanda Rivkin

2014-2015

Amanda Rivkin is a photojournalist whose work has been published in the Financial Times, Foreign Policy, Le Monde, The Sunday Times of London Magazine, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Newsweek, TIME, and others. She has given interviews about her work to the BBC World Service, National Geographic Weekend Radio, and Voice of Russia. Her work has been exhibited in the U.S., Spain and Syria. Rivkin was the recipient of a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant to photograph life along the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan oil pipeline in Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey in 2010 and in 2014 to photograph the postwar reconstruction of Bosnia; a Poynter Fellowship at Yale University to give a lecture, “Protests, Pipelines and Women: Photojournalism in Turkey and Azerbaijan” in the fall of 2013; a Fulbright grant to photograph in Azerbaijan in 2011-2012; and a McCloy Fellowship in Journalism from the American Council on Germany to report in Germany and Poland on the controversial Center Against Expulsions in 2007. Rivkin holds degrees from the Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign Service, Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and Sarah Lawrence College.

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Devin Robins

2008

Devin Robins has worked as a producer and director for National Public Radio for more than a decade on shows including "Talk of the Nation," "The Tavis Smiley Show" and "News and Notes." Over the years, her work has included producing more than 50 hours of NPR's live news coverage of 9/11, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as Hurricane Katrina and it's aftermath.

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Lori S. Robinson

Freelance Journalist

Lori S. Robinson is the author of I Will Survive: The African-American Guide to Healing from Sexual Assault and Abuse, published in March 2003 by Seal Press. Since then, she has been lecturing and leading workshops at universities, conferences, community organizations and churches across the country about sexual violence. 

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Lynda Robinson

Lynda Robinson is the local enterprise and projects editor at The Washington Post. Her writers have won awards from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, the American Society of Feature Editors, Scripps Howard, the Casey Foundation, the Education Writers Association, and the Religion News Association. In 1997, she co-edited “The Umpire’s Sons,” which won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing. In 2014, she was part of the team that worked on The Post’s coverage of the Navy Yard shooting, which was a Pulitzer finalist for breaking news.

Robinson has edited three books, including the newly released “Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and the Quest to Colonize the Cosmos.” She previously worked at The Washington Post Magazine, Capital Style magazine and The Baltimore Sun and has degrees in history and political science from Penn State University and a master’s degree in public affairs journalism from American University.

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Katy Robjant

Dr Katy Robjant is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and is currently the Head of Therapy Services at the Helen Bamber Foundation, an organisation which supports survivors of human rights violations. She provides specialist psychological therapies for the treatment of mental health problems in asylum seekers and refugees. Her research interests include the psychological impact of immigration detention on asylum seekers. Robjant is a member of VIVO International and conducts trainings in Narrative Exposure Therapy both within the UK and internationally including in Sri Lanka, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Ukraine.

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Huáscar Robles Carrasquillo

2009

Huáscar Robles Carrasquillo covers urban planning and environmental justice for Metro San Juan in Puerto Rico.  He has written extensively about land expropriations and citizens’ displacement in low-income neighborhoods for this and other publications. 

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David A. Rodgers

Rodgers has been a photographer at The Portland Newspapers since 1988. He previously worked for the Rocky Mountain News and the Boston Globe. Rodgers won third place in the National Press Photographers' Association's international pictures of the year contest this year for his work on the newspapers' Island Odyssey series, which ran in the summer of 1996. Rodgers also has won numerous regional and state photography awards.

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Joseph L. Rodríguez

2003

Joseph L. Rodríguez is a self-employed photojournalist. Exhibitions of his work have been featured throughout the United States as well as in Mexico, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands and France.

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Joseph Rodriguez

Rodriguez is a self-employed photojournalist. Exhibitions of his work have been featured throughout the United States as well as in Mexico, Denmark, Sweden, The Netherlands and France. He also has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association and was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship. For the book East Side Stories: Gang Life in East LA, Rodriguez spent three years photographing life in Los Angeles neighborhoods.

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Fee Rojas

Fee Rojas, Jahrgang 1965, arbeitet freiberuflich als Trainerin, Psychotherapeutin und Coach in Hannover. Sie trainiert Journalisten von ARD und ZDF zum Thema „Umgang mit extremen Belastungssituationen“ und berät Journalisten bei der Frage, wie ein selbst- und fremdfürsorglicher Umgang mit traumatisierten Interviewpartnern aussehen kann, oder auch, wie man eigene traumatische Ereignisse integriert.

Maria Teresa Ronderos

OSF Program on Independent Journalism
Director

Maria Teresa Ronderos is the director of the Open Society Foundation's Program on Independent Journalism. She previously worked at Semana, Colombia’s leading news magazine, where she served in a range of senior editorial roles. Together with the Ideas for Peace Foundation, she has been the creator and editor-in-chief of VerdadAbierta.com, a website covering armed conflict in Colombia. She is the author of the bestselling book on the subject, Guerras Recicladas for which she was awarded the Simon Bolivar National Award for “Journalist of the year” in 2015.

Ronderos serves on the boards of the Garcia Marquez Iberoamerican Foundation for New Journalism and the Columbia School of Journalism Cabot Awards. Ronderos has trained professional Latin American journalists and led workshops, online courses, and seminars on investigative journalism, politics, and economic issues.

Ronderos has received the King of Spain Iberoamerican Award, the Columbia University Maria Moors Cabot Award and was a 2012 visiting fellow at Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.

Jaimee Rose

Jaimee Rose has been a features writer for The Arizona Republic for more than 10 years. She was a Livingston Award finalist in 2010 for her story about Stephanie Nielson, a young mother and popular blogger burned in a plane crash. This year, Jaimee wrote about Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ recovery for The Republic and USA Today. She has appeared on 20/20, National Public Radio, The NBC Nightly News, and CNN. She blogs at jaimeerose.azcentral.com.

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Tina Rosenberg

Tina Rosenberg is a Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist, and the first freelance journalist to win the MacArthur Fellowship “genius” award. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Foreign Affairs, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, Harper’s and many other magazines.

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Dave Rosenthal

Dave Rosenthal is a senior editor for investigations and enterprise at The Baltimore Sun. He was a reporter at the Roanoke (Va.) Times & World-News before moving to Baltimore, and was part of The Sun team that was a finalist for a 2003 Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for its coverage of the sniper crisis. Rosenthal is a graduate of Wesleyan University and Boston University School of Law.

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Lawrence E. Rosenthal

Lawrence E. Rosenthal is a professor at the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University where he has taught courses in Civil Rights, First Amendment Law, Constitutional Argument, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and Local Government Law.

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Bobby Ross

Bobby Ross is a staff writer at The Daily Oklahoman in Oklahoma City, OK.

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Tamie Ross

Tamie Ross is a staff writer at The Daily Oklahoman in Oklahoma City, OK.

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Sebastian Rotella

An award-winning foreign correspondent and investigative reporter for Propublica, Sebastian worked for almost 23 years for the Los Angeles Times, covering everything from terrorism to arts to the Mexican border.

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Emily F. Rothman, Sc.D.

Professor of Community Health

Emily F. Rothman is an associate professor in the Department of Community Health and a visiting scientist at the Harvard Injury Control Research Center. She earned her doctorate from the Harvard School of Public Health in 2004, where her dissertation research focused on correlates of intimate partner violence perpetration, and where she was awarded the Martha May Eliot fellowship in Maternal and Child Health.


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Ford Rowan

Chair, National Center for Critical Incident Analysis

As chair of the National Center for Critical Incident Analysis, Ford Rowan organizes studies of political violence and the threat of a pandemic. In his role as a crisis management consultant, Rowan has worked on the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Concorde crash, "mad cow disease," contaminated food recalls, SUV rollover litigation, silicone breast implants, the aftermath of the Valdez spill and five explosions at chemical plants and refineries. 

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