Emily Dugdale is a journalist and graduate student at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. She previously lived in Oakland and contributed to local news publications including Berkeleyside, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, the San Francisco Public Press, and the Marin Independent Journal. She received her B.A. in political science in 2014 from Williams College in Williamstown, MA. Follow her on Twitter at @eedugdale and see her website.