- Trip: Fellows Fall 1999
- Affiliation: Freelance
- Country: Micronesia/Marshall Islands
- Year: 1999
Colin Woodard, an author and award-winning journalist, is a correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor and a contributing editor at Down East magazine. A native of Maine, he has reported from fifty foreign countries and six continents and lived for more than four years in Eastern Europe during the collapse of Communism and the Balkan wars. His work has appeared in The Economist, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Miami Herald, The Chronicle of Higher Education, American Prospect, On Earth and dozens of other publications. He is the author of The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down (Harcourt, 2007), Ocean’s End: Travels Through Endangered Seas (Basic, 2000), a narrative non-fiction account of the deterioration of the world’s oceans, and The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier (Viking, 2004), a cultural and environmental history of coastal Maine. He has a B.A. from Tufts University and an M.A. in international realtions from the University of Chicago. He currently teaches the narrative journalism program at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine, where he lives.