Mark Danner

professor of journalism

Mark Danner is a writer and reporter who, for three decades, has written on politics and foreign affairs, focusing on war and conflict. He has covered, among many other stories, wars and political conflict in Central America, Haiti, the Balkans, Iraq and the Middle East and, most recently, the story of torture during the War on Terror and the genesis and perpetuation of the Forever War on Terror. He also writes frequently on American politics, most recently the Trump campaign of 2016. Danner holds the Class of 1961 Endowed Chair in Journalism and English at the University of California, Berkeley, and the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard College.