Yvonne Latty


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.

She is the author of “In Conflict: Iraq War Veterans Speak Out on Duty, Loss, and the Fight to Stay Alive” (Polipoint Press 2006), which became an Off-Broadway play, and the critically acclaimed “We Were There: Voices of African American Veterans, from World War II to the War in Iraq” (Harper Collins/Amistad 2004). She worked for the Philadelphia Daily News for 13 years where she was an award-winning reporter specializing in urban issues. She currently is producing and directing a documentary on uranium contamination on the Navajo reservation.