Mark Dowie is an investigative historian and the author of seven books, including Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century, American Foundations: An Investigative History, and, most recently, Conservation Refugees: The Hundred-Year Conflict between Global Conservation and Native Peoples. During his thirty-five years in journalism Dowie has won nineteen journalism awards, been nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and contributed to the London Times, Harper's, The New York Times, The World Policy Journal, the Wall Street Journal, The Utne Reader, The Nation, Worth, Resurgence, Ms, the Los Angeles Times, Der Spiegel, and the Washington Post, among many others. He is a contributing editor of Orion magazine and former publisher and editor of Mother Jones magazine. He has taught science, environmental reporting, and foreign correspondence at The University of California Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in Point Reyes Station, California
The Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter on receiving an ADHD diagnosis at the same time as her son, how writing her new memoir helped them deal with their mutual diagnosis, and the mental health industry.