Professional-in-Residence | Fred Jones Greer Jr. Endowed Chair
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Christopher Drew holds the Fred Jones Greer Jr. Endowed Chair in journalism and is a professional-in-residence. He leads the Manship School's experiential journalism curriculum, including its Statehouse Bureau and its racial and criminal-justice reporting programs. Drew was an investigative reporter and editor for The New York Times for 22 years in Washington and New York. Before that, he was a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, The Wall Street Journal and The Times-Picayune. He received two awards for national reporting from the White House Correspondents’ Association and won a George Polk Award with other Times journalists.
Drew, a native of New Orleans, is the co-author of “Blind Man’s Bluff,” a best-selling book about submarine spying during the Cold War. The book was on best-seller lists for nearly a year, and "60 Minutes" and the History Channel based shows on it. Drew also taught investigative reporting at Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism for 10 years as an adjunct professor.