Tim Golden

Tim Golden is a writer and journalist who concentrates on national security, foreign policy and criminal justice issues. He is now completing an investigative history of the Guantanamo Bay detention center for the Penguin Press. Golden is the managing editor for investigations and news of The Marshall Project, a new, nonprofit journalism organization focused on the American criminal justice system. He previously a Senior Writer at The New York Times, where he ran the Mexico City and San Francisco bureaus and was a founding member of the newspaper’s investigative staff. After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1984, he covered Central America and South America for the Miami Herald. Golden has been a Nieman Fellow at Harvard and a Schwartz Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation. He received the 2010 MacArthur Residency at Yaddo. Golden has twice shared the Pulitzer Prize: in 1998 for International Reporting, for articles about the effects of drug corruption in Mexico, and in 1987 for National Reporting for stories related to the Iran-Contra affair.