Joanne Cavanaugh-Simpson, Adjunct Faculty
Joanne Cavanaugh-Simpson is a writer and lecturer in the Teaching Writing Program. She is a former staff writer for The Miami Herald and Johns Hopkins Magazine, and she has written feature articles and foreign correspondence for such venues as the Baltimore Sun, USA Weekend, Style Magazine, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The American Journalism Review, including a series of articles reported from Cuba and China. Her literary essays have appeared in the journal Creative Nonfiction and the essay collection, Letters to J.D. Salinger.
Cavanaugh- Simpson earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland and her MA from Johns Hopkins’ Writing Seminars. Her master’s thesis, on Cuba’s dissident journalists, was funded by Harvard University’s Goldsmith Research Award. She lives in the Baltimore area.