August 12 --- Panel Presentation, "The Journalism of Deception," AEJMC, St. Louis, August, 2011.


October 17 Brooke Gladstone interview for WNYC's "On the Media" segment on undercover reporting.

September 28
Panel discussion, “Reporting in the Radical First Person”, with Ken Silverstein, Ted Conover and Jeff Sharlet, moderated by Bill Wasik of Harper’s Magazine.

February 28
Keynote address, "Passing: The Familiarity that Kills Contempt."
for Symposium on Passing, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, School of the Humanities, Australian National University, Canberra.

February 18 Master Class in op-ed writing, Canberra, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research, School of Humanities, Australian National University. Andrew Leigh’s blog.


March 24 Keynote Address, Joint Journalism Historians Conference, “Journalistic Attribution of Scholarly Sources,” New York University.

February 19 Lecture, “Reporting on People: The Biographical Imperative,” Medill School of Journalism and Center for the Writing Arts, Northwestern University.

January 15“Psychjourney,” with Deborah Harper, podcast author interview for Passing,


December 4 Commencement Address, College of Arts and Science, New York University, "The Audition"

August 2 Panelist, AEJMC Convention, “Redefining Writing,” San Francisco.

January 18 January 18 - “Crosstalk,” live interview, Jim Rondeau, interviewer, KCLU Public Radio, Thousand Oaks, Calif.


November 7 Lecture, “Passing,” Women’s Center, Towson University, Maryland.

October 11 Lecture, “Cherry-picking,” on attribution and citation of scholarly sources in journalistic essays and reports. The Biography Seminar, New York University

September 17Panelist, Second International Conference of the International Rebecca West Society, with biographers Marion Meade and Carl Rollyson, The Mercantile Library, New York.

August 11Panelist, “Journalism and the Struggle for Biography’s Soul,” with Valerie Boyd and Craig Seymour. AEJMC Convention, San Antonio.

April 3 Interview for “Following Phileas” documentary, BBC 4.

February 10Interview, “The Thom Hartman Radio Program,” Sirius and CRN and Radio Power networks.


May 23"CBS Sunday Morning"

May 1-2"Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival", Fannie Hurst's "Symphony of Six Million"

March 15 "Morning Show", KPFA

Feb 2"Interconnect", WMUB, Public Radio, with call-in.

January 23"The Next Big Thing" WNYC Radio

January 17"Back Row" , BBC 4, segment on "The Human Stain"


December 22, 27"Women to Women" with Frances Degen Horowitz, CUNY-TV, New York City.

November 17"The Book Show", with Gretchen Holbrooke Gerzina on WAMC Radio.

November 14"Afternoon Magazine with Celeste Quinn," WILL-AM, Champaign-Urbana

November 2BBC "World Today", interviewed by Oliver Scott

October 31— Voice of America "Coast to Coast", interviewed by Nancy Beardsley along with two book subjects, Vivian Sanchez and Joel Alter.

October 20Larry Mantle's "AirTalk", with Patt Morrison. KPCC, Los Angeles. Audio archived on site as "Passing: When People Can't Be Who They Are."

October 16
— The Tavis Smiley Show
, National Public Radio. Audio archived.

September 16 — Reading from Passing: When People Can't Be Who They Are, KGB Bar Non-fiction series, 85 East 4th Street, New York City. For details:

May 5 — “Nineteenth Century Women of the Press” with Jill Norgren and Polly Howells, moderator. Women Writing Women's Lives Seminar, Graduate Center, City College, New York City.

April 27-30 — Nellie Bly workshops for public school students - Newspapers in Education, Lewistown, Maine.

March 5 — “Passing,” Scholars Lecture Series, Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center, New York University.