About the Author
A current Fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, Erin Siegal was a 2008-2009 Fellow at the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. She is a recipient of the 2010 IRE (Investigative Reporters and Editors) Freelance Fellowship Award, the 2010 Joan Cook Fellowship from Journalism & Women Symposium (JAWS), and was awarded a 2008 Anne O'Hare McCormick Scholarship Award from the Newswomen's Club of New York. Since 2005, Siegal has worked as a photojournalist. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Time magazine, Rolling Stone, and many other magazines and newspapers. Her clients include Reuters, Human Rights Campaign, the New York Times, the Urban Justice Center, RollingStone.com, the United Nations, and many more.