Suzy Hansen is a journalist and editor who has lived in Istanbul for over ten years. Her first book, Notes on a Foreign Country, was published in 2017 by FSG. It was a Finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction, and the winner of the Overseas Press Club’s Cornelius Ryan Award for Best Nonfiction Book on International Affairs. In 2020, she will be a Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton University, as well as an ASU Future Security Fellow at New America. She is also a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, and has written for many other publications. For several years, she was an editor at the New York Observer, and before that, an editor in the Books section at Salon. In 2007, she was awarded a two-year fellowship from the Institute of Current World Affairs to live in and write about Turkey. Suzy Hansen is also this semester's Practitioner-in-Residence at the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies.