Geeta Anand

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Geeta Anand is a journalist, professor, and author. She is currently the dean of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. She was a foreign correspondent for The New York Times, as well as The Wall Street Journal and a political writer for The Boston Globe.[1] She currently resides in Berkeley, California, with her husband Gregory Kroitzsh and two children.

Geeta Anand in 2023


Anand began her career in journalism working for the Rutland Herald between 1990 and 1994 "covering a range of beats, from local government to courts and crime." For the next four years, she worked for The Boston Globe. Starting 1998, Anand began working for The Wall Street Journal writing for its New England regional edition before moving to New York City and covering biotechnology for the same newspaper.[2]

For her work at The Wall Street Journal Anand shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting that was awarded to the Wall Street Journal staff.[3] She earned the 2006 Gerald Loeb Award in the category Beat Writing for her story "The Most Expensive Drugs and How They Came to Be".[4] Anand is the author of the book The Cure,[5] which has been adapted into the film Extraordinary Measures.

As of August 2018, Anand joined the faculty of the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism as a Professor of Reporting.[6]


  1. ^ "HarperCollins author biography". HarperCollins. Archived from the original on April 1, 2014. Retrieved February 4, 2019 – via Internet Archive.
  2. ^ "Making her mark". Deccan Herald. 28 June 2003. Archived from the original on 22 December 2003. Retrieved 22 November 2021.
  3. ^ "The 2003 Pulitzer Prize Winner in Explanatory Reporting". The Pulitzer Prizes. Retrieved December 23, 2009.
  4. ^ Lowe, Mary Ann (June 27, 2006). "2006 Gerald Loeb Award Winners Announced by UCLA Anderson School of Management". UCLA. Archived from the original on February 2, 2019. Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  5. ^ "Publisher's web page for The Cure". HarperCollins. ISBN 978-0-06-073439-8. Retrieved December 23, 2009.
  6. ^ "Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Geeta Anand joins faculty". UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. May 23, 2018. Retrieved September 24, 2018.