From 1984-99, Ellison reported from Asia, Africa, and Latin America for Knight Ridder Newspapers, winning several awards including a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting.  In the years since then, in addition to authoring and co-authoring ten books, she has reported for publications including The New York Times, the Washington Post, Time, Newsweek, Fortune, The Atlantic, and more.


Selected Articles

Digital disease surveillance: Tracking a pandemic
Knowable Magazine, April 2020

Psychotherapy on the Couch
Knowable Magazine, April 2020

E-therapy apps see booming business since coronavirus pandemic. I gave one a try.
The Washington Post, April 2020

Why Climate Skeptics are Backing Geoengineering
Wired Magazine, March 28, 2018

Severe Complications for Women During Childbirth Are Skyrocketing — and Could Often Be Prevented
ProPublica, December 22, 2017

Trouble in Tibet
The Guardian, October 27, 2017

Prank You Very Much (PDF)
O Magazine, April 2017

Video Game Is Built to Be Prescribed to Children With A.D.H.D.
The New York Times, November 23, 2015

A.D.H.D. Rates Rise Around Globe, but Sympathy Often Lags
The New York Times, November 10, 2015

Healing Our Vets
Mindful Magazine, February 2015

Being Honest About the Pygmalion Effect
Discover Magazine, December 2015

Can Attention Deficit Drugs ‘Normalize’ a Child’s Brain?
The New York Times, February 2, 2015