Alex Park is a former writing fellow at Mother Jones. A graduate of the UC-Berkeley School of Journalism, his work has been published in PBS/MediaShift, New America Media, allAfrica.com, Time.com, and the Believer.
Alex Park is an investigative journalist with an interest in global agriculture. He has blogged in South Africa and reported on Cyprus, and in college he published an award-winning paper on a 2008 period of anti-immigrant violence in South Africa, since cited in academic works. Currently, his interests lie explaining complex social systems—be they governments, conflicts, trade patterns, or waves of immigration—for a general audience. His work has been published on PBS/MediaShift, New America Media, allAfrica.com, the Believer, and Time.com.