Liza Featherstone

Liza Featherstone writes about feminism, labor, education, and social justice. She is the author of Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Workers’ Rights at Wal-Mart (Basic Books), the co-author of Students Against Sweatshops (Verso), and the author of the forthcoming Behind the Mirror (OR Books), on focus groups. She is a columnist for The Nation and for amNY, and a contributing editor at JSTOR Daily. Her work has been published by The New York Times, The Washington Post, Ms., The San Francisco Chronicle, Slate, The American Prospect, Columbia Journalism Review, Glamour,, The Daily Beast, Salon, Teen Vogue, Newsday, the Los Angeles Times, The Brooklyn Rail , Book Forum, The Women’s Review of Books and many other publications. Featherstone was the Belle Zeller Visiting Professor of Public Policy at Brooklyn College from 2013–2015, and currently teaches at New York University’s Arthur Carter Journalism Institute and Columbia’s School for International and Public Affairs. She has received journalism fellowships from Columbia Journalism School, the Nation Institute, and the Hoover Institution.

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