Deborah Sontag

Visiting Lecturer in the Humanities Council; McGraw Professor of Writing (Spring 2019)

Deborah Sontag is a writer and teacher whose celebrated work in journalism spans 35 years, including 25 at The New York Times. At The Times, she was an investigative reporter, foreign correspondent, Jerusalem bureau chief, magazine staff writer, immigration beat reporter, and editor.

Sontag also worked for The Miami Herald and The Charleston Gazette. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting and on a large team that won one for Breaking News; she also received the George Polk Award.

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