Judith Matloff teaches conflict reporting at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. She has been writing about international affairs for 30 years.
After receiving a BA from Harvard, she worked as a staff correspondent for Reuters and the Christian Science Monitor on various continents before breaking out as an independent magazine writer. Her articles have appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Economist and Financial Times among others.
Matloff’s writing about troubled regions has been supported by various organizations including the MacArthur Foundation, the Fulbright Scholar Program and Hoover Institution. She belongs to PEN and has pioneered safety training for journalists around the world, consulting for a wide range of international media groups.
She lives in New York City with her family.