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.
At the Inquirer, she spent a month in India covering the tsunami, wrote a series on medical errors that launched a formal investigation and followed a nursing student who overdosed a patient. She was co-director of the National Institute of Computer-Assisted Reporting and an Associated Press reporter in Baltimore, Philadelphia and Omaha.