Speaker Profile

David Neiwert

Southern Poverty Law Center

David Neiwert is an investigative journalist based in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest correspondent for the Southern Poverty Law Center. He is the author of many books, including most recently 'Alt-America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the Age of Trump.' He is also the author of 'And Hell Followed With Her: Crossing the Dark Side of the American Border' (winner of the International Latino Book Award for General Nonfiction); 'Strawberry Days: How Internment Destroyed a Japanese American Community'; and 'Of Orcas and Men: What Killer Whales Can Teach Us.' His reportage for MSNBC.com on domestic terrorism won the National Press Club Award for Distinguished Online Journalism in 2000.