Alexandra Robbins is an investigative reporter and a recipient of the John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism, given by the Medill School of Journalism. She is the author of five New York Times bestselling books, a Goodreads Best Nonfiction Book of the Year, and a Books for a Better Life Award. Robbins’ latest book, The Teachers: A Year Inside America’s Most Vulnerable, Important Profession (Dutton 2023), was a New York Times Spring Nonfiction Pick. Robbins has written for several publications, such as The Washington Post, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Vanity Fair, Forbes, and The Atlantic. Her accolades include the Best Single Article of the Year award (Media Industry News); an Exceptional Merit in Media Award (National Women’s Political Caucus); the Donald Robinson Memorial Award for Investigative Journalism; the June Roth Award for Medical Journalism; and the Robert D.G. Lewis Watchdog Award (the Society of Professional Journalists Washington, D.C. Chapter’s highest journalistic award), among others. She was a finalist in the Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism.