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Amanda McGowan

Producer

Amanda McGowan is a radio producer for The World. Previously, she was a producer at WGBH News in Boston, where she worked on the daily live news show Boston Public Radio and reported features for WGBHNewsorg. 

She has been the recipient of journalism fellowships from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics

Amanda studied history at Harvard and wrote her senior thesis on the cultural significance of nylon stockings. Outside of work, she enjoys oil painting and would be happy to paint your picture.

Recent Stories

Why Canada may designate the Proud Boys a terrorist group

David Hofmann, a professor of sociology at the University of New Brunswick, has studied the rise of white extremism in Canada. He spoke to The World’s host Marco Werman about the rise of right-wing extremism in Canada that is inspired by the US.

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