Julie Halpert & Deborah Carr’s Biography

Julie Halpert is a freelance journalist with more than two decades of experience writing for national publications, including The New York Times, Newsweek, The Washington Post, Self, FamilyFun, and Parents. She has been a contributor to public radio programs such as The Environment Report, Marketplace, and Living on Earth. She lives in Michigan with her husband and three children.

Deborah Carr, Ph.D. is a sociology professor at Rutgers University. Her research has been featured in New York Times, Newsweek, TIME Magazine, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, and other major media. She has been on the faculties of University of Michigan-Ann Arbor and University of Wisconsin-Madison. Carr lives in Highland Park, NJ.