Bruce Shapiro

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Bruce Shapiro is an American journalist, commentator and author. He is executive director of the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma,[1] a resource center and think tank for journalists who cover violence, conflict and tragedy, based at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.[2] In 2014 he received the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Public Advocacy Award recognizing "outstanding and fundamental contributions to the social understanding of trauma." [3]

Shapiro is a contributing editor at The Nation magazine[4] and provides a weekly report on U.S. politics and culture to the Australian radio program Late Night Live.[5] In addition to his leadership of the Dart Center he is adjunct professor at Columbia Journalism School, where he teaches ethics and serves as Senior Advisor for Academic Affairs, and a lecturer at Yale University, where he has taught investigative journalism since 1994. Shapiro serves on the board of directors and executive committee of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, and on the advisory board of the Rory Peck Trust.


  • Shapiro, Bruce (2003). Shaking the Foundations: 200 Years of Investigative Journalism in America. Nation Books. ISBN 1-56025-433-5.
  • Shapiro, Bruce; Jackson, Jesse; Jackson, Jesse Jr. (2001). Legal Lynching: The Death Penalty and America's Future. The New Press. ISBN 1-56584-685-0.


  1. ^ "People | Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma". Archived from the original on 2007-10-20. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  2. ^ "Home - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism". Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-26. Retrieved 2014-12-26.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Bruce Shapiro". The Nation. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  5. ^ "Late Night Live - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". Retrieved 2014-01-15.

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