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).
She is the recipient of various awards, including a MacArthur Foundation grant, a Fulbright fellowship and the Godsell, The Monitor’s highest accolade for correspondence. Her stories have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Newsweek and The Economist. She is a contributing editor of the Columbia Journalism Review.