Linda Kinstler

Bowdoin College

Linda Kinstler graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Bowdoin College in 2013 with a degree in English Literature. At Bowdoin, she was editor in chief of the Bowdoin Orient, the weekly student-run newspaper, and spent summers working for The New Yorker, New York Daily News, and the Boston Review. After graduating, Linda received a Google Journalism Fellowship to write for Nieman Journalism Lab. She went on to work as a reporter-researcher at The New Republic, where she covered the crisis in Ukraine before being becoming the magazine’s managing editor. She has contributed to Quartz, Los Angeles Review of Books, Fusion, Current Sociology, and World Policy Journal, and appeared on CNN, MSNBC, and Al Jazeera. Linda will pursue an MPhil in European Literature and culture with a concentration in Russian and East European Studies at the University of Cambridge.