Policy Press

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Mary O'Hara

Mary O’Hara is an award-winning journalist and author of the best-selling Austerity Bites (Policy Press, 2014). She contributes to a number of publications and platforms including The Guardian and Mosaic Science, specialising in social policy and social justice. She was was an Alistair Cooke Fulbright Scholar at UC Berkeley in 2009-2010 and was named International Columnist of the Year in 2017 and 2018 by the Los Angeles Press Club Southern Calfornia Journalism Awards. She is also an executive producer on the podcast Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness and founder of the anti-poverty intitiative, Project Twist-It.