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Columbia to Award Cabot Prizes to Four Journalists for Excellence in Reporting on Latin America Advisory Committee

The recommendations for the winners are made with the advice and approval of the Advisory Committee on the Maria Moors Cabot Prizes. Members of the committee are: Dean Tom Goldstein; Anne Nelson; Rosental Calmon Alves, Knight Chair in Journalism at the University of Texas in Austin; Don Bohning, former Latin America and Caribbean correspondent for The Miami Herald; Peter Cleaves, member of the international AVINA Council, which supports sustainable development in Latin America; Robert Cox, assistant editor of The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., and former editor of the Buenos Aires Herald; John Dinges, assistant professor at the Journalism School and former editorial director of National Public Radio; Juan Enriquez-Cabot, a Mexican citizen and great-grandson of Maria Moors Cabot, who is director of the Life Science Project at Harvard Business School; Claude Erbsen, vice president and director of World Services for The Associated Press; Linda Robinson, Latin America Bureau Chief for U.S. News and World Report, who has recently been a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University; Mark Rosenberg, provost and executive vice-president for academic affairs at Florida International University; Edward Seaton, editor and publisher of The Manhattan (Kansas) Mercury, chairman of the Pulitzer Prize Board and past president of the Inter American Press Association, and Geri Smith, Mexico bureau chief for Business Week. Six of the 12 members of the Cabot Prize Board have won the Cabot medal.

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Published: Jul 05, 2001
Last modified: Sep 18, 2002


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