Log In

Shirley Ann Christian Edit Profile

journalist , author

Shirley Ann Christian, journalist, author. Nieman fellow Harvard University, 1973-1974; recipient Pulitzer prize for international reporting, 1981, George Polk Memorial award for foreign reporting, 1981.


Christian, Shirley Ann was born on January 16, 1938. Daughter of Herbert Walsh and Minnie Lucille (Acker) Christian.


Bachelor, Pittsburg State University, Kansas, 1960. Master of Arts, Ohio State University, 1966.


United Nations correspondent Associated Press, 1970-1973, copy editor foreign desk New York City, 1974-1977, chief of bureau Santiago, Chile, 1977-1979. Latin American correspondent Miami (Florida) Herald, 1979-1984. Foreign affairs reporter New York Times, Washington, 1985-1986, bureau chief Buenos Aires, 1986-1991, bureau chief Central American, 1991-1993.

President Hemisphere Business Books, 1994-1997. Publication editor, senior writer Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, Missouri, 1998—2003. Adjunct professor journalism Columbia University, 1977.


Herbert Walsh Christian

Minnie Lucille (Acker) Christian