Cynthia Gorney is a professor in the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley . Her prior career at The Washington Post included serving as an award-winning national features writer, South American bureau chief, and the first writer for the Post’s Style section based on the West Coast. Cynthia is the author of Articles of Faith: A History of the Abortion Wars, and has written for many magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper’s, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times Magazine, Runners World, O: The Oprah Magazine, and the American Journalism Review. She is currently a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and National Geographic. Cynthia's article "Cuba's New Now" appeared in the November 2012 issue of National Geographic.