Office Hours: Spring 2020: Tuesdays, 1 – 3 p.m.
Marilyn Chase is a graduate of Stanford University with honors in English, and UC Berkeley with a Master of Journalism. As a reporter, 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. Chase’s second book, “Everything She Touched: The Life of Ruth Asawa,” is the life story of teenaged WW2 detention camp survivor, who became a groundbreaking sculptor, fierce advocate for public school arts, and San Francisco’s beloved “fountain lady.” (Chronicle Books, 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
|010||J298 – Intro. to Narrative Writing
|Tu 9:00 - 12:00||209 North Gate (Greenhouse)|
|031||J298 Reading and Review: Richmond Confidential – section 31
|TH 3:00 - 5:00||106 North Gate (Upper News)|
|004||J211 Reporting the News Lab: Richmond Confidential-Section 004
|W 9:00-12:00||209 North Gate (Greenhouse)|
|004||J200 Reporting the News: Richmond Confidential – Section 004
|M 9:00 - 12:00||209 North Gate (Greenhouse)|
|1||J230 Business Reporting: Follow the Money
|Tu 1:00 - 4:00||142 North Gate (Library)|
|5||J219 Mini: Follow the Money
|F 9:00am - 11:00am||209 North Gate (Greenhouse)|
REPORTING INTERESTSArts, Business, Health, Science, Technology
MEDIA PLATFORMSNarrative Writing