Katherine Eban is an investigative reporter whose articles on pharmaceutical counterfeiting, gun trafficking, and coercive interrogations by the CIA, have won international attention and numerous awards. She is currently a Fortune magazine Contributor, and has also written for Vanity Fair, Self, The Nation and other publications. She formerly worked as a staff writer for the New York Times and the New York Observer.
Her work has been featured on national news programs, including 60 Minutes, Nightline, and on NPR. Her book Dangerous Doses: a True Story of Cops, Counterfeiters and the Contamination of America’s Drug Supply was named one of the Best Books of 2005 by Kirkus Reviews and was a Barnes&Noble Discover Great New Writers pick. Her account of reporting on 9/11 was anthologized in At Ground Zero: 25 Stories From Young Reporters Who Were There. Her work has been awarded grants from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Alicia Patterson Foundation. Educated at Brown University and Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.