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." 

Benedict's articles on female soldiers won the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in 2008 and an Exception Merit in Media Award (EMMA) from the National Women's Political Caucus in 2010. She is the author of five novels and five books of nonfiction.

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