Steve Coll, Dean of Columbia Journalism School, Author of Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power, and a regular contributor to the New Yorker magazine.
Steve Coll is the author of seven books of nonfiction, and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Between 1985 and 2005, he was a reporter, foreign correspondent and senior editor at the Washington Post. There he covered Wall Street, served as the paper’s South Asia correspondent in New Delhi, and was the Post’s first international investigative correspondent, based in London. He served as managing editor of the Post between 1998 and 2004. The following year, he joined The New Yorker, where he has written on international politics, American politics and national security, intelligence controversies and the media.
Coll is the author of Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, published in 2004, for which he received an Overseas Press Club Award and a Pulitzer Prize. His most recent book on ExxonMobil won the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Award as the best business book of 2012.