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columnist , journalist

Nicholas Donabet Kristof, American Journalist. Recipient Pulitzer prize for foreign reporting, 1990, George Polk award for foreign reporting Long Island U., New York, 1990, Hal Boyle award Overseas Press Club, 1990, Citations for Execellence, 1994, 96; Rhodes scholar, 1981-1983.

Background

Kristof, Nicholas Donabet was born on April 27, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Ladis K.D. and Jane (McWilliams) Kristof.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1981;Bachelor and Master of Arts in Law, U. Oxford, England, 1983;diploma in Arabic, American U. in Cairo, 1983-1984;student, Taipei Language Institute, 1987-1988.

Career

Economics reporter New York Times, New York City, 1984-1985, finance correspondent Los Angeles bureau, 1985-1986, chief Hong Kong bureau, 1986-1987, chief Beijing bureau, 1988-1993, chief Tokyo bureau, 1995-1999, senior writer, 1993-2000, associate managing editor, 2000—2001, op-ed columnist, since 2001. Visiting fellow East-West Center, Honolulu, 1993. Visiting scholar Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon, 1994, 99.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, running.

Connections

Married Sheryl WuDunn. Children: Gregory, Geoffrey, Caroline.

father:
Ladis K.D. Kristof

mother:
Jane (McWilliams) Kristof

spouse:
Sheryl WuDunn

children:
Gregory Kristof

Geoffrey Kristof

Caroline Kristof