Middle East Studies
Katherine Long

Katherine Long '15 transitions from USAID contracting to journalism

Katherine Long '15 now covers Amazon for The Seattle Times after obtaining her Honors MSc from Columbia Journalism School’s investigative reporting program, graduating with a Pulitzer Traveling Fellowship. Previously, she worked as a project manager for USAID contractor Chemonics, overseeing early-grade literacy and agricultural programs in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. While at Brown, she received a Fulbright research scholarship, Boren scholarship, Demers scholarship and Critical Language Scholarship for Persian language study and research in Tajikistan.