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Christopher Young Assistant Director, Student Involvement Office of Student Activities

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Center for Student Involvement
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MA Journalism and Public Affairs, American University BA Journalism, Duquesne University

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Chris Young advises student media as a member of American University’s Center for Student Involvement staff. He also teaches media writing as an adjunct instructor in the School of Communication. Chris joined the university in October 2016 after spending nearly 10 years as a full-time journalist. He previously worked as a reporter for Pittsburgh City Paper, the Steel City’s alternative weekly newspaper; the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit investigative news organization based in Washington, D.C.; and inewsource, a San Diego-based investigative news outlet. His work has been published by NPR, NBC News, Slate and dozens of other news organizations nationwide.