Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesday 12 - 1 p.m. and by appointment
Marilyn Chase is a graduate of Stanford University with honors in English, and UC Berkeley with a Master of Journalism. As a beat reporter, health columnist and senior special writer at the The Wall Street Journal, Chase covered tech and medical science for 30 years. She is the author of The Barbary Plague: the Black Death in Victorian San Francisco, (Random House, 2003). She was a visiting lecturer teaching Narrative Writing at Stanford’s Journalism Program in Winter 2018. Now in edit, Chase’s biography of San Francisco sculptor Ruth Asawa — a survivor of WWII internment camps and fervent advocate for art education — is due out from Chronicle Books in Spring 2020.
Stanford, BA English Lit./Departmental Honors
University Of California, Berkeley, MA Journalism
Wall Street Journal (1978 - 2008) Sr. Special Writer
UC Berkeley (2009-Current) Continuing Lecturer
Stanford University (January 2018) Visiting Lecturer
PUBLICATIONS & OTHER WORK
Reflections on Using Japanese-American Internment in WW2 as Basis for Muslim Travel Ban.
How a Wall Street Banker turned AIDS Activist in China
REPORTING INTERESTSArts, Business, Health, Science, Technology
MEDIA PLATFORMSNarrative Writing