Mary Jordan is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has covered stories ranging from the White House to British politics to religious extremism in Pakistan. In 14 years abroad as a Post foreign correspondent based in Tokyo, Mexico City and London, she wrote from nearly 40 countries. She and her husband and colleague, Kevin Sullivan, won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for international reporting for their series on the Mexican justice system. They were 2009 Pulitzer Prize finalists for a series of stories about discrimination against women around the world. A graduate of Georgetown University and Columbia University School of Journalism, Jordan was also a Nieman Fellow at Harvard. She won a scholarship to study Irish poetry at Trinity College in Dublin and spent a year studying Spanish at Stanford University. She has taught journalism as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and is a frequent contributor on BBC television.
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