<p>Jeremy Adam Smith’s coverage of <a href="https://sfpublicpress.org/schooldiversity">racial</a> and <a href="https://sfpublicpress.org/news/2014-02/how-budget-cuts-and-PTA-fundraising-undermined-equity-in-san-francisco-public-schools">economic</a> segregation in San Francisco schools has won numerous honors for the Public Press, most recently the Sigma Delta Chi Award and the Education Writers Association National Award, both for investigative reporting. His work has also twice won the John Swett Award from the California Teachers Association and he’s worked on three Public Press projects that won excellence in explanatory or investigative journalism awards from the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.</p>
<p>He writes about behavioral science for the <a href="http://greatergood.berkeley.edu/">Greater Good Science Center</a> at UC Berkeley. Before joining the GGSC, Jeremy was a 2010-2011 John S. Knight Journalism fellow at Stanford University. He is the author or coeditor of four books, most recently <a href="http://www.beacon.org/Are-We-Born-Racist-P820.aspx">“Are We Born Racist?”</a> and <a href="http://secure.pmpress.org/index.php?l=product_detail&p=361">“Rad Dad: Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood.”</a> You can <a href="https://twitter.com/jeremyadamsmith">follow him</a> on Twitter.</p>
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