B.J., University of Missouri; M.S., New School University
Michael Jordan – no, not that Michael Jordan – teaches classes ranging from international reporting to sports writing at LIU’s Brooklyn Campus. Jordan is a freelancer focusing on international affairs, specifically the United Nations, Middle East, former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe and the Balkans. He has served as the U.N. correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor and has contributed U.N. coverage to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Houston Chronicle, Philadelphia Inquirer, Denver Post, Dallas Morning News, Denver Post and the Jewish news service, JTA. Jordan has also written for the San Francisco Chronicle, Salon, The Jerusalem Report and The Forward. He recently reported from Kosovo, Belarus, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan. Jordan was for six years a Budapest-based correspondent, roaming Eastern Europe and the Balkans for the Christian Science Monitor and many others. Many of Jordan’s dispatches can be found at www.csmonitor.com and www.jta.org.