Alyssa Katz

Alyssa Katz (Spring 2011)

Author and journalist Alyssa Katz will serve as the Jack Newfield Professor in the spring semester, offering a course in urban investigative journalism to selected students in Film & Media, Integrated Media Arts and Urban Affairs. Alyssa Katz is the author of Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us (Bloomsbury,2009), about the explosive combination of Washington politics and Wall Street greed that created the housing bubble and mortgage crisis. The former editor of City Limits magazine, she writes for The American Prospect, The Big Money, Salon, Housing Watch, Mother Jones, The Nation and other publications. (CUNY Newswire)