Russell Cobb

Author, Professor, Radio and Print Journalist

Russell Cobb is an associate professor at the University of Alberta, radio journalist, and nonfiction writer. Publisher’s Weekly called his book The Great Oklahoma Swindle: Race, Religion, and Lies in America’s Weirdest State an “unflinching look at Oklahoma’s singular past.” He’s also the editor of The Paradox of Authenticity in a Globalized World and the reporter of the This American Life story that served as the basis for the Netflix film Come Sunday. His journalism has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Slate, the Nation, and on NPR.

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