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Author; Staff Writer, The New Yorker

Guest Speaker - Class of Spring 2009

Malcolm Gladwell has been a staff writer with the New Yorker since 1996. He previously worked at the monthly magazine the American Spectator, and was a writer and the New York bureau chief of the Washington Post from 1987 to 1996. His 1999 profile of Ron Popeil for the New Yorker won a National Magazine Award, and in 2005 he was named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.


He is the author of The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference (2000), Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking (2005), Outliers: The Story of Success (2008), What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures (2009), a collection of his journalism, and David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants (2013), all of which were on the New York Times Best Seller list. Gladwell is also the host of the podcast “Revisionist History.”

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