Brooke Kroeger

Brooke Kroeger

GloJo, Director

Brooke Kroeger directs NYU Journalism’s graduate Global and Joint Program Studies and has been a faculty member since 1998. She was department chair from 2005-2011 and the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute’s inaugural director.

Her latest book, The Suffragents, chronicles the prominent, influential men whose support helped women get the vote. She is also the author of Undercover Reporting: The Truth About Deception (2012) and its companion databasePassing: When People Can’t Be Who They Are (Fall 2003)Fannie: The Talent for Success of Writer Fannie Hurst (1999), and Nellie Bly: Daredevil, Reporter, Feminist (1994).

She has been a Senior Fellow of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University since 2014. As a journalist, she worked for Newsday, serving as UN Correspondent and as a deputy metropolitan editor for New York Newsday. This followed an eight-year stint overseas in the Scripps Howard days of United Press International with postings in Chicago, Brussels, London and Tel Aviv. She was Tel Aviv bureau chief for three years before returning to London to serve as the agency’s chief editor for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. She started with the wire service in its Chicago bureau, and over the course of four years, wrote about everything from local and state politics to sports. Her freelanced work has appeared in various magazines as well as in the New York Times, Newsday, and the Los Angeles Times Book Review. She was the principal consultant for the PBS documentary on Nellie Bly for “The American Experience: Around the World in 72 Days.” Reviews of her books and a selection of her work can be viewed on her website.

Published Works

New York Daily News Women’s partners in making history: The men who help power progress November 13th, 2017 Brooke Kroeger Professor The Suffragents: How Women Used Men to Get the Vote The Suffragents September 1st, 2017 Brooke Kroeger Professor Tablet Wise vs. Silverman, or New York’s Historic Women’s Suffrage Rabbinical Smack-Down April 27th, 2017 Brooke Kroeger Professor IRE Journal IRE Journal – “Undercover Reporting: An American Tradition” April 1st, 2014 Brooke Kroeger Professor PBS Mediashift WNYC’s Ups and Downs with Collaborations, Digital Push, Quadrupling Newsroom July 3rd, 2013 Brooke Kroeger Professor WNYC Brooke Kroeger’s report, commissioned by WNYC for the Revson Foundation, on its moves into digital May 24th, 2013 Brooke Kroeger Professor Undercover Reporting: The Truth About Deception Journalists Go Undercover to Report on Slavery January 1st, 2013 Brooke Kroeger Professor Undercover Reporting: The Truth About Deception Undercover Reporting: The Truth About Deception August 31st, 2012 Brooke Kroeger Professor AEJMC Magazine Division Why Surreptitiousness Works April 1st, 2012 Brooke Kroeger Professor The Local East Village Anatomy of the Great Banana-Smoking Hoax of 1967 February 18th, 2012 Brooke Kroeger Professor Nieman Foundation Newsroom to Classroom: Books as a Thread of Connection December 13th, 2011 Brooke Kroeger Professor Saveur Ribs and Ritual in Kansas City May 26th, 2011 Brooke Kroeger Professor Columbia Journalism Review Brooke Kroeger on James O’Keefe and Undercover Reporting: A CJR Podcast March 15th, 2011 Brooke Kroeger Professor Passing Passing: When People Can’t Be Who They Are September 16th, 2003 Brooke Kroeger Professor Fannie Fannie: The Talent of Success For Writer Fannie Hurst July 1st, 1999 Brooke Kroeger Professor Nellie Bly Nellie Bly : Daredevil, Reporter, Feminist March 1st, 1995 Brooke Kroeger Professor