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Deborah Nelson

University of Maryland
Associate Professor of Investigative Journalism
College Park, Md

Deb Nelson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who does and teaches investigative reporting. Most recently, she co-authored award-winning series for Reuters on superbugs and rising sea levels. Her students’ project on human trafficking was recognized as the best college journalism in the nation last year by the Society of Professional Journalists. She is launching a new "Investigative Bureau" at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism to produce in-depth, data-driven projects for national news organizations and the school's Capital News Service, which is distributed nationwide by The Associated Press.