Prof. Tim Harper
Tim Harper is the author of Moscow Madness, License to Steal, and several other books. The editor of the ASJA Guide to Freelance Writing, his stories have appeared in dozens of magazines, from Atlantic Monthly to airline publications, and have won a number of national awards for writing and reporting. His newspaper credits include virtually all the major American newspapers. A former AP national writer, international desk editor and polling director, he has taught journalism at Columbia, Marquette, Montclair State and in Boston University’s London program. A former freelance foreign correspondent, he also works as an editorial and publishing consultant and is a partner in Long Dash Publishing.
He is a graduate of the Drake University School of Journalism and the University of Wisconsin Law School. For more on Tim and his work: http://www.timharper.com.
Stories contributed by Prof. Harper’s students:
“Can We Trust the Machines?” Critics say hacker-prone software and lack of federal regulation could lead to miscounting of votes by Preethi Dumpala and Sidhu Sundar
“Activists Rush to Sign Up New Voters” Can naturalized citizens tip the balance? by Nuzhat Naoreen
“National ID Could Tamp Down Discrimination Against Poor Voters” Proponents suggest card could be ready by the 2012 race by Nirati Agarwal
“Strategic Voting” Thousands of college students plan to vote where it counts most by Mark Lebetkin
“The Food Savers” They don’t trust the supermarkets, the global markets or their own purchasing power, for that matter. They may be right. by Elizabeth Heiselt
“Would You Mind Disrobing, James?” And other things said to young gay men who work as “houseboys” by Sophie Gilbert
“Chinese Fusion, New York Style” Where to find pastrami egg rolls, sushi with cream cheese and the Korean lonely hearts all-night noodle special by Debbie Lee
“Civics and Beer” After a few drinks, politics can get very, very interesting by Sarah Tressler
“Library-Based Cancer Detection Effort Claims Early Success” Organizers hope the idea will take off nationally by Sophie Gilbert
“Free Theater Nights Draw Crowds” Promotional scheme attracts new audiences across the nation by Whitney Cummins