Samantha is Director of Communities at Solutions Journalism Network. She has been with SJN since shortly after their launch in 2013. She previously worked in environmental and fiscal policy research at Seattle University and has published in The Journal of International Affairs, Scholastic, The Guardian, PRI, & others. She has written the copy for an award-winning photography book, Columbia University in Pictures, and holds a Master of Public Administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a B.A. in political science from Seattle University.