Writing

Memoir…

2014 : Fairview
Growing up in Fairview Heights, IL. 1962-1973

Farmworkers…

2014 : The secret lives of America’s migrant farmers

2014 : Considering the farmworker

2015 : Considering the farmworker: What I’ve learned

2014 : Father Tony

2014 : Land of the free? Not for U.S. farmworkers according to visiting British MPs

2014 : The secret lives of America’s migrant farmers

2014 : Cultivating farmworker advocates, one student at a time

2014 : 500 miles from Immokalee

2014 : A Chavez for here and now

2014 : The nice camp

2014 : These vecinos are more than just neighbors

2014 : It ain’t just tobacco

2014 : Handcuffed in defense of farmworker rights

2014 : The lives of child farmworkers in their own pictures and words

2015 : Revisiting a classic

2014 : Another struggling workforce hidden in plain sight

2014 : Considering the animal: Part 1

2014 : Considering the animal: Part 2

2013 : One heat-related death is too many

2013 : Child labor op-eds: The power of a red herring

Finance…

2010 : Fixing Wall Street’s Autopilot
Op-Ed in New York Times. (800 words) Here’s the link to it on the NYT website.

2010 : Busted
Excerpt from my book All About High Frequency Trading. (2,100 words)

2010 : Solving the Flash Crash Mystery
Analysis and commentary (900 words)

Essays…

2009 : A Call of the Wild Ends Too Soon
Guest column in the Chapel Hill News and Raleigh News & Observer

2009 : Yes In My Back Yard
Guest column in the Chapel Hill News

2000 : An Eagle Scout No Longer
Why I returned my Eagle to the Boy Scouts (600 words)

2000 : Going Like Ten
About hitting a pedestrian in a vehicle I was driving. (2,600 words)

2000 : Hearts Recall
About running into someone I used to have a crush on. (1,000 words)

2000 : Table for one in Literature, please
Essay about the Chicago Public Library (1,900 words)

2000 : Logan’s Queue
Lessons in line at an airport. (1,100 words)

More…

2013 : Happy Birthday Mom
Contribution to a collection of tributes to Mom on her 80th

2012 : One Page Life
Title says it all. Written for writing class at the UNC Friday Center (600 words)

1999 : The Too Tall Firefighter
A children’s story, with help from Marlow.