Keynote Speaker

Aaron Glantz

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Aaron Glantz is a print, radio and television journalist for The Center for Investigative Reporting, whose work has appeared in a wide array of major national media outlets including The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, National Public Radio, ABC News, and the PBS NewsHour. In more than 10 years covering the Iraq War and veterans, Glantz has reported without U.S. military protection and authored three books, most recently “The War Comes Home: Washington’s Battle Against America’s Veterans” (UC Press). His reporting has been honored with a George Foster Peabody Award, Sigma Delta Chi Award, and been nominated for a National News and Documentary Emmy Award. Other national awards include recognition from the Military Reporters and Editors association, the Online News Association, and Mental Health America. He has been a Rosalynn Carter Fellow for Mental Health Journalism at the Carter Center, a Dart Center Ochberg Fellow for Journalism and Trauma at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, and a Hechinger Fellow on Education and the Media at Columbia University Teachers College.