Lindsay Gellman, who teaches the Reporting II workshop at SHERP, writes about health, technology, business, and culture. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, where she was a staff reporter, as well as The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, New York Magazine, Bloomberg Businessweek, WIRED, National Geographic, Los Angeles Review of Books, British Vogue, and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. Her investigative reporting on unscrupulous medical businesses has been supported by the National Institute for Health Care Management Foundation and the Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was a visiting scholar in NYU Langone’s Division of Medical Ethics, where her research focused on the medical ethics of unproven treatments for chronic conditions. She is an editor at The Dial, a new online magazine with a global focus.
Lindsay previously taught nonfiction writing as a lecturer in Yale University’s English Department. She has also contributed investigative research to bestselling journalistic book projects, including Ronan Farrow’s Catch and Kill and Brad Stone’s Amazon Unbound, and to development work for documentary films. Lindsay spent a year in Berlin as a Fulbright scholar covering technology startups and the arts. While in Germany, she also reported on exploitative cancer clinics. Her reporting was published in German and English, and triggered a law-enforcement investigation and changes to crowdfunding-platform policies. She earned a B.A. with distinction in English at Yale.