Jason Felch is an award winning investigative reporter with the Los Angeles Times. In 2006 he was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting for exposing the role of the J. Paul Getty Museum and other American museums in the black market for looted antiquities. His work has also been honored by the National Journalism Awards, Investigative Reporters and Editors, the National Association of Science Writers and others. Prior to joining the LA Times in 2004, Jason was a fellow at the Center for Investigative Reporting and a freelance writer on topics such as money laundering, arms trafficking and drilling for natural gas in the Peruvian rainforest. Jason received a bachelor's in philosophy from Boston College and a masters in journalism from UC Berkeley. Before entering journalism, he was a teacher and founded an afterschool program in San Francisco. He currently lives in Pasadena, California with his wife and son. Chasing Aphrodite is his first book.