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Maggie Jones

Visiting Assistant Professor
501 D Cathedral of Learning

Maggie Jones is a contributing writer at The New York Times Magazine. She writes about a wide range of social issues, including youth, immigration, sex, race, gender, and death rituals. She has reported from Japan, Thailand, South Korea, Myanmar, and Guatemala, as well as throughout the United States. She has written for The NYT Book Review, The Washington Post, Mother Jones, The Smithsonian, The Guardian, Slate, Salon, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and other publications. 

She was a finalist for the National Magazine Award, a 2012 Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and a 2014 Senior Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma at Columbia University.

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Read How Do You Maintain Dignity for the Dead in a Pandemic? 

Read The Movement to Bring Death Closer 

Listen to Maggie on The Daily.  

Read What Teenagers are Learning from Online Porn – the most read New York Times Magazine article in 2018. 

Read The Secrets in Guatemala’s Bones

Read Why A Generation of Adoptees is Returning to South Korea

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