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Emilie Lounsberry teaches a variety of journalism courses, including Introduction to Journalism and Feature Writing. She was a longtime staff writer at The Philadelphia Inquirer, where she specialized in writing about the American legal system and covering trials, did investigative projects and wrote about issues in the criminal justice system. she covered the epic Bush v. Gore court battle for the presidency, the execution of Timothy McVeigh and traveled to Haiti and Mexico for articles about the global labor market.
She received her B.A. from Temple University and M.A. from Columbia University, along with a certificate in economic and business journalism. She previously was a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University.
Her current research interests include examining the effectiveness of mandatory-minimum sentencing laws and the impact of science on the justice system.