Sue Halpern is a writer whose work has been featured in publications such as The Nation, The New York Review of Books, and The New Yorker. She is married to environmental activist and writer Bill McKibben.
Content of Writing
Halpern has written for The New Yorker since 2005, focusing on politics and technology. Many of her pieces have discussed election hacking and the influence of social media on politics, including reporting on Cambridge Analytica.
Education and Career
As described by The New Yorker, "Halpern is a scholar-in-residence at Middlebury College, where she directs the program in narrative journalism. She has been the recipient of Guggenheim and Echoing Green Fellowships, and earned a doctorate in political theory from Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes Scholar."
- Summer Hours at the Robbers Library (2018, Harper Perennial) ISBN 0062834061
- A Dog Walks Into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher (2013, Riverhead Books) ISBN 1594487200
- Can't Remember What I Forgot: The Good News from the Front Lines of Memory Research (2008, Crown) ISBN 0307406741
- Introducing... Sasha Abramowitz (2005, Farrar Straus Giroux) ISBN 0374384320
- The Book of Hard Things (2003, Farrar Straus Giroux) ISBN 0374115591
- Four Wings and a Prayer: Caught in the Mystery of the Monarch Butterfly (2001, Vintage) ISBN 037570194X
- Migrations to Solitude (1992 Vintage) ISBN 0679742417
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Articles and Resources
- Bill McKibben
- Cambridge Analytica
- Mark Zuckerberg
- The Nation
- New York Review of Books
- Rhodes Scholar
- Sue Halpern, Writings, personal website, accessed March 16, 2020.
- The New Yorker, Sue Halpern, magazine website, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, About, personal website, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "Mitch McConnell is Making the 2020 Election Open Season for Hackers". New Yorker, June 12, 2019, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "Election Hacking Lessons from the 2018 Def Con Hackers Conference". New Yorker, August 23, 2018, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "Trump, Election Hacking, and the Georgia Governor’s Race". New Yorker, July 24, 2018, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "America Continues to Ignore the Risks of Election Hacking". New Yorker, April 18, 2018, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "The Problem of Political Advertising on Social Media". New Yorker, October 24, 2020, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "Facebook's False Standards for not Removing a Fake Nancy Pelosi Video". New Yorker, May 28, 2019, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "Cambridge Analytica". New Yorker, March 30, 2020, accessed March 16, 2020.
- Sue Halpern, "Cambridge Analytica, Facebook, and the Revelations of Open Secrets". New Yorker, March 21, 2020, accessed March 16, 2020.