March 23, 2011

Washington Post Columnist Steven Pearlstein to Become Newest Robinson Professor

The Robinson Professors’ Program is excited to announce that Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner, will be joining Mason’s faculty as Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs to start teaching classes in Fall 2011. Pearlstein will teach classes involving economics, public affairs, and the media, while continuing to write a weekly column for the Washington Post and moderating its website, On Leadership.

Pearlstein won the Pulitzer Prize in 2008 for his commentary on ex

plaining and anticipating the current financial crises. “During his 22 years at The Washington Post, Pearlstein has served as deputy business editor, defense industry reporter, economics correspondent and Canada correspondent.”

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Steven Pearlstein, Washington Post Columnist and Pulitzer Prize Winner, will start teaching classes at Mason as Clarence J. Robinson Professor of Public and International Affairs in Fall 2011.