Lecturers at the Jefferson Educational Society

M. R. O'Connor
Investigative Reporter whose work has appeared in Foreign Policy, Slate, Salon, Harper's and The New Yorker

M. R. O'Connor's reporting has appeared in Foreign Policy, Slate, Salon, Harper’s and The New Yorker. Her investigative reporting on topics such as disappearances in Sri Lanka’s civil war, global agriculture trade, and American development enterprises in Afghanistan have been funded by institutions such as the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, The Phillips Foundation, and The Nation Institute’s Investigative Fund. An alumna of Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism, her first book Resurrection Science: Conservation, De-Extinction and Precarious Future of Wild Things from St. Martin’s Press received support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation’s Program for the Public Understanding of Science, Technology, & Economics. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.