Paul Salopek

About Paul Salopek

Paul Salopek

Paul Salopek is a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent. While on fellowship at the Nieman Foundation, he researched an around-the-world journey he’ll make on foot to tell the story of human migration out of Africa 50,000 years ago.

Watch a video of Salopek speaking at Harvard, describing what he went through to prepare for his Out of Eden walk.

Paul Salopek, NF ’12

By 75th Anniversary September 20, 2013

A two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who has canoed through rebel-controlled regions of the Congo, Salopek is walking across the world, tracing the path of the first human diaspora out of Africa I was plodding in tight circles in the Ethiopian … Read more