About

MARK SCHÄFER

Nina is a journalist and author whose articles have appeared in The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Fortune, The New York Times, and other publications. She is the author or co-author of four books, most recently The Idealist: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty. She is the editor of How it Happened: Documenting the Tragedy of Hungarian Jewry.

Currently, as the John and Constance Birkelund Fellow at the New York Public Library’s Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, Nina is researching a work of narrative nonfiction set against the backdrop of the Holocaust in Hungary.

A longtime Contributing Editor at Vanity Fair, Nina was previously a Senior Writer at Fortune and a Senior Editor at Forbes. She has a bachelor’s degree from Smith College, a master’s degree from Middlebury College, and a second master’s, with honors, from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. She lives in Manhattan. She is married and has two children.

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