Steve Coll is dean of the Columbia University School of Journalism and a staff writer at The New Yorker.

Coll was previously president of New America Foundation. He was also a foreign correspondent and editor at The Washington Post for 20 years.

Coll's books include The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan and Bin Laden, from the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001, and On the Grand Trunk Road: A Journey into South Asia.

He is the recipient of two Pulitzer Prizes.

Last Updated: August 30, 2017