Author and Professor, Columbia University
365体育备用网址Judith Matloff teaches at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism. She has authored three non-fiction books and her essays have appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times Magazine and Book Review, Los Angeles Times and Wall Street Journal.
365体育备用网址Matloff’s journalism career has spanned 30 years and five continents. She has written about genocide, diplomacy, finance and a street in Harlem. Matloff started out in Mexico in the turbulent 1980s and then spent a decade at Reuters reporting across Europe and southern Africa. She went on to head the Africa and Moscow bureaus of the Christian Science Monitor. Highlights included the demise of apartheid, various wars and the rise of Vladimir Putin.
Matloff’s latest book, No Friends but the Mountains, examines the link between geography and conflict. Earlier works explored the Angolan civil war and the drug trade in New York City. She has pioneered safety training for media around the world, helping hundreds of journalists survive an increasingly dangerous profession.
365体育备用网址Matloff has a B.A. from Harvard. Her work won fellowships from the MacArthur Foundation, Fulbright Program (twice in Mexico) and Hoover Institution (Stanford University).