Amy Davidson (author)

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Amy Davidson is an American author, journalist and magazine editor. Davidson grew up in New York City, graduating from Hunter College High School,[1] and attended Harvard University, where she received a BS in Social Studies. Before joining The New Yorker she lived and worked in Germany.[2]

Davidson joined The New Yorker magazine in 1995. From 1997 to 2000 she headed the magazine's fact-checking department; from 2000 until she was an associate editor. In 2003 she was named senior editor. She focuses on politics and international affairs. She edits profiles and features.[3] Her editing contributions to The New Yorker have won the National Magazine Award and the George Polk Award. Davidson is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.[4]




  1. ^ [1] Amy Davidson on (accessed 13 May 2013)
  2. ^ [2] The New Yorker website, accessed 2 January 2013
  3. ^ [3] The Harvard University website, accessed 30 May 2011
  4. ^ [4] Center for Communication website, accessed 30 May 2011