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Robin Deneen Givhan

Robin Deneen Givhan, American journalist. Recipient Outstanding Achievement in Media award National Coalition of 100 Black Women, 1992, Pulitzer Prize for criticism, 2006, Eugenia Sheppard award for Fashion Journalism, Council Fashion Designers American, 2007, Étoile award, Savannah College Art and Design, 2009.


  • Givhan, Robin Deneen was born on September 11, 1964 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Robert Earl and Stella Mae (Thompson) Givhan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Princeton University, 1986. Master of Arts in Journalism, University Michigan, 1988.


    • Staff writer Detroit Free Press, 1988-1992, San Francisco Chronicle, 1992-1993. Fashion editor Detroit Free Press, 1993-1995, Washington Post, since 1995. Associate editor Vogue, New York City, 2000.


    The use of force should be supported, but only in extreme situations and only when the need is clear beyond reasonable doubt, and through appropriate international organizations.


    God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

    Denomination: Methodist


    All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to any person.



    Bicycling, aerobics, reading, photography.

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    Born September 11, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1986
      Princeton University
    • 1988
      University Michigan
    • 1988 - 1992
      Staff writer, Detroit Free Press
    • 1992 - 1993
      Staff writer, Detroit Free Press
    • 1993 - 1995
      fashion editor Detroit Free Press
    • 1995
      fashion editor Detroit Free Press