GIC Presents: SCOTT CARNEY

posted Nov 9, 2012, 11:20 AM by gic@slu.edu   [ updated Nov 9, 2012, 11:21 AM ]
Great Issues Committee is proud to bring SCOTT CARNEY to campus on November 28, 2012 at 7pm in the Wool Ballroom. He will also be signing his book, "The Red Market" after the event.

Scott Carney is an investigative journalist who has worked in some of the most dangerous places in the world. He is a contributing editor at Wired and his work also appears in Mother Jones, Foreign Policy, Discover, Outside, and Fast Company. He has appeared on a variety of radio and television stations including NPR and National Geographic TV. In 2010 Scott Carney w on the Payne Award for Ethics in Journalism for the story "Meet the Parents" which tracked an international kidnapping-to-adoption ring. His first book, "The Red Market: On the Trail of the World's Organ Brokers, Bone Thieves, Blood Farmers, and Child Traffickers" was published by William Morrow in 2011. He first traveled to India while he was a student at Kenyon College in 1998 where he learned Hindi. Carney has spent more than half a decade in South Asia.

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