2016 Summer Teacher Institute Presenters

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Eleanor Bell

Eleanor Bell is a video journalist, broadcaster and multimedia producer with a focus on social and economic equity issues. She joined the Center for Public Integrity’s digital team as Multimedia Editor in April 2014. Originally from New Zealand, Eleanor worked for many years at the ABC, Australia’s national public broadcaster where, in 2011, her investigative multimedia report into urban social disadvantage was awarded Australia’s highest journalism honor, the Walkley Award.
Online Project: Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining in Africa

Alexandria Bombach

Alexandria Bombach is an award-winning filmmaker from Santa Fe, New Mexico. Alexandria founded her production company RED REEL in 2009 and set out to make 23 FEET; a documentary about people living a simple life to do what they love in the outdoors. Her feature-length documentary FRAME BY FRAME had its world premiere at SXSW in 2015 and has won more than 15 festival awards. The film follows the lives of four Afghan photojournalists who are facing the realities of building Afghanistan's first free press.
Online Project: Afghanistan by Choice

Dominic Bracco II

Dominic Bracco II is a photographer who explores the effects of global economics on local communities. Clients include The New York Times Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Dominic is also a founding member of the collective Prime. He is based in Mexico City.
Online Projects: Declining Violence in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico; Hondruas: “Aqui Vivimos”; Mexico: Emptying the World’s Aquarium; Los Ninis: Mexico’s Lost Generation

Karim Chrobog

Karim Chrobog is an award-winning filmmaker. He started his career at Time Warner's international public policy office where he worked with the company's Warner Bros., HBO, and Turner divisions. His debut film War Child chronicles the life story of Emmanuel Jal, a former South Sudanese child soldier who became an international hip-hop artist. War Child premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and is the winner of over 18 international film awards.
Online Project: Wasted

Eli Kintisch

Eli Kintisch is a contributing correspondent for Science magazine. A two-time MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellow, he covers climate change, oceans, the Arctic and has written for Slate, Nautilus, New Scientist and the Los Angeles Times.
Online Project: Thawing Arctic Soils: A Tenuous Present and a Dangerous Future

Fareed Moustoufi

Fareed Moustoufi, Senior Education Manager, is part of the education team at Pulitzer Center, where he focuses on designing classroom resources and connecting journalists to students. He has been a freelance curriculum writer for Pulitzer Center for several years, but he joins the team after working for nearly four years as a theater artist and educator in the Community Engagement department at Arena Stage in Washington D.C. He is passionate about social justice and is a firm believer in the power of storytelling to cultivate empathy.

Lauren Shepherd

Lauren Shepherd, Outreach Coordinator, is part of the education team, working to engage students at the secondary and post-secondary levels with global journalism, community awareness, and reporting skills. We bring journalists to campuses and classrooms throughout the U.S. who mentor and inspire students and educators through journalism workshops, photography field trips, professional development, and international reporting fellowships for college students. In California, she worked as a freelance journalist, covering education, the arts, and local politics for outlets including the Orange County Register, Patch.com, and the New University. Writing these articles has shaped the way Lauren relates to members of her community as well as farther reaches of the globe.

Robin Shulman

Robin Shulman is a freelance journalist based in New York City. She has reported on immigration, education, food, the environment, poverty, urban policy, and other issues in U.S. cities, the Middle East, and other parts of the world. She is most drawn to stories about the resourceful ways people solve and transcend problems. Her work has appeared on WNYC/New York Public Radio, and in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Guardian and other publications.
Online Project: Canadian Citizens Sponsor Syrian Refugees

Emily Teeter

Emily Teeter, PhD, is an Egyptologist at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, specializing in the religion, social history, and the material culture of ancient Egypt. She has written a wide variety of popular and scholarly articles and published many books, including Baked Clay Figurines and Votive Beds from Medinet Habu, Religion and Ritual in Ancient Egypt, and Egypt and the Egyptians. She has curated many permanent and temporary exhibits of Egyptian artifacts in major museums in the United States. Dr. Teeter has conducted fieldwork in Alexandria, Giza, and Luxor, and she has appeared on many television programs about Egypt.

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