Hank Klibanoff

Professor of Practice

English and Creative Writing

Office: S106 Callaway Center. Fall 2017 office hours: Tuesday and Wednesday mornings by appointment

Phone: 404-712-4584

Fax: 404-727-4672

Email: hklibanoff@emory.edu

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Biography

Hank Klibanoff, a veteran journalist and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is a Professor of Practice in Emory's Creative Writing Program. He co-authored The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation that won the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for history. Prior to joining Emory, he was a reporter and editor for more than 35 years, held various reporting and editing positions at The Boston Globe, The Philadelphia Inquirer and served as a managing editor of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He holds an undergraduate degree in English from Washington University in St. Louis and a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. He directs the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project at Emory University (coldcases.emory.edu), for which students examine Georgia's modern civil rights history through the investigation of unsolved and unpunished racially motivated murders.

"Free Press, Hot Topics, Cold Cases" -- from the 2011 issue of Quadrangle Magazine

Publications

The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation

The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation