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Cathryn Prince

Lecturer, Journalism

Cathryn Prince is an author of six non-fiction books. Her next book Queen of the Mountaineers: The Trailblazing Life of Fanny Bullock Workman (Chicago Review Press) will be released April 2019. She is also the author of American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World’s First Celebrity Travel Writer (Chicago Review Press, 2016), Death in the Baltic: The WWII Sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff (Palgrave MacMillan, 2013), awarded the Military Writers Society of America 2013 Founders Award and selected as a Military Book Club selection. She is also the author of A Professor, a President, and a Meteor: The Birth of American Science (Prometheus, 2010), which won the Connecticut Press Club’s 2011 Book Award for nonfiction. Additionally, she wrote Burn the Town and Sack the Banks: Confederates Attack Vermont! (Carrol & Graf, 2006) and Shot from the Sky: American POWs in Switzerland (US Naval Institute Press, 2003).

More About Me

Prince worked as a correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor in Switzerland and in New York, where she reported on the United Nations. She is a frequent contributor to the Christian Science Monitor; The Times of Israel. She’s written extensively about immigration, the United Nations, anti-Semitism and various human interest stories. She holds an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University, a B.A. in international affairs from The George Washington University, and an M.A. in American studies from Fairfield University.