Andrea Elliott is an investigative reporter for The New York Times. Soon after joining the Times as a metro reporter in 2003, she created a beat covering Islam in a post-9/11 America; in 2007 she won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing for her three-part series about a Brooklyn mosque, “An Imam in America.” Andrea has also reported on the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, the bereaved children of 9/11 victims, the domestic opposition to Shariah (Islamic law), Muslims in the U.S. military, and the radicalization of young Somali-Americans in Minnesota. Her five-part series “Invisible Child,” about a homeless girl in New York, won a 2014 George Polk Award. Before joining the Times, Andrea spent three years as a reporter at the Miami Herald.
Cristo Rey New York High School: Feb. 25, 2014