Alphabetically by publication name and reverse chronologically by publication date.


AMA Style Insider

How Many is They?, AMA Style Insider, September 2019.

About Semicolons, AMA Style Insider, April 2018.


The Atlantic

What Engineers Can Learn from the Design of the Penis. The Atlantic, 18 March 2016.

A Reflection on Language Day,, 23 February 2015.

Any Positive, 27 January 2015.

Before Dying, a Historic Victorybdnews24,com, 6 December 2014.

American, 19 August 2014.

Eid in Dhaka, a City I Lovebdnews24, 29 July 2014.

Managing Violence, Chicago-Stylebdnews24, 29 May 2014.

Laughing in Banglabdnews24, 20 May 2014.

Mental Health One Year After Rana Plazabdnews24, 23 April 2014

To Stop Violence, Grieve like Rwandansbdnews24, 12 April 2014

Celebrate International Women's Day By Doing Nothing,, 8 March 2014

A Year After Shahbag,, 7 February 2014

Beyond Hijra: Recognition for Transgender, 15 January 2014

Envisioning a Victim-Centered War Crimes Tribunal,, 18 December 2013

A Year After Arson, Saving Ramu's Best Bihar,, 17 November 2013

Sumaya and the Unconditional Cash, 15 September 2013

What's Wrong with Oishee?, 1 September 2013

Burka Avenger in Bangladesh: Justice on the Factory, 17 August, 2013

Repeal the Century-Old Lunacy, 20 July 2013

What is a Woman Worth?, 3 June 2013

Reshma's Future: Wellness After, 12 May 2013

Mental Health Care for Disaster Survivors,, 2 May 2013



In the Aftermath of Ebola, Scaling Up Primary Care, Beacon, 27 September 2015.

The Next Ebola Risk in Sierra Leone: A Flood, Beacon, 21 September 2015.

During Ebola and After, Surveillance and Prediction Can Save Lives, Beacon, 21 September 2015.

Ebola Didn't Go Anywhere, Beacon, 29 June 2015.

Comforting the Afflicted, Afflicting the Comfortable, Beacon, 24 May 2015.

Reshma and the Miracle Hoax, Beacon, 20 April 2015.

On Ebola’s First Anniversary, a Reflection on the “Disease” of Journalism, Beacon, 22 March 2015.

Did Fear-Mongering Make Ebola’s Impact Worse? Beacon, 19 March 2015.

As Ebola Ebbs, Measles Rises, Beacon, 15 March 2015.

America's Race Politics: The View from West Africa, Beacon, 18 February 2015.

Is Ebola the Next Polio? Beacon, 30 January 2015.

How to Predict the Future, Beacon, 1 January 2015.

My Life As an African Step-Dad, Beacon, 1 January 2015.

We Are Not Darren Wilson, Beacon, 30 December 2014.

White Saviors and Voluntourists in the Ebola Era, Beacon, 30 December 2014.

God Versus Disease, Beacon, 30 December 2014.

As Useless As a Kardashian: On Band Aid 30 and Being White in Africa, Beacon, 29 November 2014.

Postcards from Ghana, Beacon, 20 November 2014.


Belt Magazine

On Not Winning on A House in Detroit, Belt, 5 May 2016.


Brain,Child Magazine

Adoption the African WayBrain, Child Magazine, 4 November 2014.


Dhaka Tribune

Modernity's DiscontentsDhaka Tribune, 29 August 2013

Just Jam-Jam: Dhaka Traffic and the KnowledgeDhaka Tribune, 26 July 2013

Friendship, Death, and the Matthew EffectDhaka Tribune,14 June 2013

The Falling and the Crushed: How Much Should We See? Dhaka Tribune,10 May 2013


The Diplomat

Catastrophe & Optimism: South Asia at the UN Climate Summit, the Diplomat, 29 September 2014.

Will Climate Change Spark Conflict in Bangladesh?the Diplomat, 27 June 2014.

Bangladesh: Justice or Revenge?the Diplomat, 2 June 2014.

Cheap T-Shirts and Fundamentalismthe Diplomat, 23 April 2014


Hektoen International

The Hidden History of Lomidine, Hektoen International, 20 March 2018.


The Intima

Under the Wreckage, an Ocean, The Intima, Fall 2018.

A Global Inequality in Kindness, The Intima, 18 October 2015.

The Death of the Old Farmerthe Intima, 7 September 2014.


Literary Hub

So, Gutenberg Didn’t Actually Invent the Printing Press, Lithub, June 19, 2019.

First-Person Stories are Much More Than Clickbait, Lithub, 26 October 2017.

How a Self-Published Writer of Gay Erotica Beat Sci-Fi's Sad Puppies at Their Own Game, Lithub, August 26, 2016.

On the Murder of Bloggers and Bangladesh's Greatest Living Writer, Lithub, 30 June 2016.

This Violent World: How Literature Helps Us Cope, Lithub, 12 April 2016.


Makeshift Magazine

Poison PailMakeshift Magazine, Autumn 2015.

CopydeshMakeshift Magazine, Spring 2015.


The Millions

The Hope of a Suggestion: On Mary Oliver's Latest, The Millions, 12 October 2016.

Really Bad People: On Sebastian Junger's 'Tribe,' The Millions, 20 June 2016.

Ethical Vertigo and the Human Genome: On Siddhartha Mukherjee's 'The Gene,' The Millions, 25 May 2016.

Die a Million People: On 'The Colonel Who Would Not Repent,' The Millions, 9 May 2016.



The Secret Life of a Violence InterrupterNarratively, 8 April 2015.



Malort and MuhammadNewcity, 10 March 2016.


Next City

Building on Chicago’s Legacy of Community Banking, Next City, 24 October 2018.

What Happens to Street Performers in a Cashless Economy?, Next City, 23 October 2018.

Despite Odds, Global Health Innovations Often Succeed, Next City, 23 February 2016.

Can City Living Fuel Chronic DiseaseNext City, 17 February 2016.

“Slow Ideas” Can Help Prevent Childbirth DeathsNext City, 10 February 2016

For Trash-Pickers, Respect is Strong MedicineNext City, 3 February 2016

In Latin America, Medical Clowns Connect to CommunitiesNext City, 27 January 2016.

Nature Offers Clues to Designing for HealthNext City, 20 January 2016.

“Task-Sharing” Healthcare Could Help Children With Autism, Next City, 12 January 2016.

Urban Planning with the Deadliest Animal on Earth in Mind, Next City, 5 January 2016.

Health Professor Turns to Space for Malaria CureNext City, 30 December 2015.

This One Tiny Hospital Gives the Power of Healthcare to Thousands of PeopleNext City, 23 December 2015.

Designing a Bike Path to Global PathNext City, 16 December 2015.

How Hungry Will the World Be in 2080? Next City, 9 December 2015.

Redesigning for the Climate, Hospitals FirstNext City, 2 December 2015.

Can Urbanization Make the World Safer for GirlsNext City, 24 November 2015.

An Innovation to Celebrate on World Toilet DayNext City, 17 November 2015.

The Epidemic That Wasn’tNext City, 10 November 2015.

Workers with One of the Hardest Jobs in the World May Breathe Easier, Next City, 4 November 2015.

How a Simple Design Choice Helped Nepal, Next City, 30 October 2015.

Can Urban Planning Solve Problems that Poverty Causes?Next City, 21 October 2015.

By 2030, "The Doctor Will See You Now," Might be a Universal GreetingNext City, 14 October 2015.

Instant City Is Ideal Testing Place for Mobile Health Apps, Next City, 7 October 2015.

Quick Tech Fixes Can't Solve All Healthcare ProblemsNext City, 30 September 2015.

Here's the Good News Lost In This Week's Drug Pricing Controversy, Next City, 23 September 2015.

Tracking Sickness Through a Cell Phone, Next City, 16 September 2015.

Refugees Need More Than a Welcome Mat, Next City, 9 September 2015.

In Nairobi, Health Apps Need an Internet Connection, Next City, 2 September 2015.

The Destruction of a Museum is Tough to Cure, Next City, 26 August 2015.

To Fight Tomorrow's Illnesses, Borrow Today's Massive VictoriesNext City, 19 August 2015. 

When Urban Planning Plays Doctor, Next City, 12 August 2015.

From SF to Zimbabwe, This Bus-Turned-Shower is About More Than Getting Clean. Next City, 7 August 2015.

What a Doctor Wears Can Matter to a Patient’s Health, Next City, 29 July 2015.

Educating Women About Their Bodies Makes Good Economic SenseNext City, 16 July 2015.

Annoyed By Robocalls? This One Can Save Lives, Next City, 1 July 2015.

What One Nairobi Doctor's Healthcare Dream Has to Do with the Cheesecake FactoryNext City, 26 June 2015.

This High-Tech Vision Test Could Make the World See 20/20, Next City, 17 June 2015.

The Doctor Will See You (On Television) Now, Next City, 10 June 2015.

Can a Chicago Cure for Violence Make a Man Stop Beating His Wife?Next City, 8 June 2015.

Can Better Maps Stop People from Dying in Ambulances?Next City, 3 June 2015.

This Hospital's Design-Build Mandate: Do No Harm, Next City, 27 May 2015.

Cutting-Edge Hospital Aims to Change the Way People DieNext City, 20 May 2015.

Origami Condom Inventor Says Tests Look Very Promising, Next City, 13 May 2015.

Tests Simple Enough for a Street Corner Can be Used to Spot Fake Drugs, Next City, 6 May 2015.

After Devastating Earthquake, Will Rebuild Lead to a Healthier Nation?, Next City, 27 April 2015.

Fashion’s Now a Little Safer for the People Who Make the Clothes, Next City, 22 April 2015.

Penn Student Will Celebrate Graduation By Opening a Health ClinicNext City, 15 April 2015.

Legalizing “Post-Clinic” Abortions in South Africa Could Help Thousands of WomenNext City, 8 April 2015.

Rethinking Architecture to Evade ViolenceNext City, 31 March 2015.

Inside the Struggle to Replace a Century-Old Vaccine, Next City, 24 March 2015

What Does it Take to Ask for Better Health Care? Next City, 18 March 2015.

How Traditional Healers Can Help Quell Urban InfectionsNext City, 13 March 2015.

In this Economy, a Bus Can Double As a PharmacyNext City, 12 March 2015.

Why A Ride In a Tro Tro Made Me Think of Uber, Next City, 16 January 2015.

Fate of New Orleans Up to Louisiana Voters, LawsuitNext City, 5 December 2014.

Policies and Plastic Tarp: Surviving Winter While HomelessNext City, 21 November 2014.

Politicians Back-Burner Climate Change in ChicagoNext City, 31 October 2014.

Urban Progressives, Rural Conservatives Unite in the Trenches for Green Energy, Next City, 8 October 2014.

Climate Marcher on the Future: "I'd Rather Not Think About It," Next City, 23 September 2014.

Persecutions Remain Rare in Bicyclists’ DeathsNext City, 11 September 2014.

How to Stop the Cops from KillingNext City, 28 August 2014.


Pacific Standard Magazine

Did Fear-Mongering Make Ebola’s Impact Worse? Pacific Standard Magazine, 18 March 2015.

When Peacekeepers Become Disease SpreadersPacific Standard Magazine, 27 February 2015.

Can We Ever Really Eradicate a Disease? Pacific Standard Magazine, 30 January 2015.

Pentecostalism in West Africa: A Boon or Barrier to Disease? Pacific Standard Magazine, 19 December 2014.

We Are Not Darren WilsonPacific Standard Magazine, 12 December 2014.

White Saviors and Voluntourists in the Ebola Era, Pacific Standard Magazine, 8 December 2014.

What A Violence Expert Can Tell Us About Ebola, Pacific Standard Magazine, 7 November 2014.


Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting

How to Love a Very Difficult Job, Untold Stories (Pulitzer Center), 7 June 2015.


Religion Dispatches

Monks, Nuns Beat Fracking in KentuckyReligion Dispatches, 20 May 2014.

Are Attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh Religiously Motivated?Religion Dispatches, 13 February 2014

Pussy Riot Pardon May Have Broader Impact on Blasphemy in RussiaReligion Dispatches, 24 December 2013

Nobel Prize Winner Yunus Under Fire for 'Un-Islamic' Gay Rights Stance, Religion Dispatches, 7 November 2013

Holy Ground in Kentucky: Monks and Nuns Fight FrackingReligion Dispatches, 28 August 2013

Burka Avenger: Pakistan's Middle Class Gets a Feminist CartoonReligion Dispatches, 12 August 2013

Punks Versus Monks: Rockers Speak Out Against Genocide in Myanmar, Religion Dispatches, 8 August 2013

Author Response to Commenters on Buddhism and Violence Article, Religion Dispatches, 7 August 2013

Is Buddhism Opposed to Self-Defense? Religion Dispatches, 24 July 2013



Religion & Politics

The Liberation Theology of Dr. Paul Farmer. Religion & Politics, 1 March 2016.

Climate Change and the Legacy of Thomas MertonReligion & Politics, 1 December 2015.


Ruminate Magazine

Oh Hi, Ruminate, Summer 2017.


Stir Journal

The Life You Cannot Save, Stir Journal, 30 May 2015.

Nuns: The Environmental Movement's Most Powerful Ally? STIR Journal, 1 December 2014


Tin House

Strawberries for HemonTin House, 17 May 2016.


Tricycle: The Buddhist Review

The Buddhist History of Movable Type, Tricycle: the Buddhist Review, Winter 2016.

I And Love And AkhtarTricycle: the Buddhist Review, 2 April 2014

Straight Outta KapilavastuTricycle: The Buddhist Review, 30 January 2013



The People Who Made 2015 A Safer Year to Cross the Mediterranean, Vice, 19 January 2016.

You Can Kill Anyone You Want with Your Car As Long As You Don’t Really Mean ItVice US, 17 June 2014.

There are Still Broken Bones Buried Under Bangladesh's Collapsed Sweat ShopVice UK, 24 April 2014

The Persecution of Hindus in Bangladesh Feels Scarily FamiliarVice UK, 1 February 2014

Bangladesh's Election Year is Pretty Macabre So Far, Vice UK, 20 December 2013

Bangladesh is Locked in TorporVice UK, 9 January 2014



How Climate Change Changed the Way I Think About Having Children, Vox, 10 December 2015.

How I Came to Forgive My Rapist. Vox, 27 August 2015.


Other Literary Publications

Trickster, Barrelhouse, 1 May 2016.

A Wild Strawberry PatchBearings, 31 March 2016.

Way Beyond PayOverland, 3 July 2015.

Oh, HiStory Club Magazine, 26 August 2014.

End of the Tunnel, Narrative Inquiry Into Bioethics, 7 November 2013.


Other Media Outlets

Kafka in India: The Mysterious J-Visa, Hoot India, 13 May 2016.

Trauma Survivors Pass on Damaged DNA to Their KidsHopes and Fears, 25 August 2015.

Mormons Do It. Why Not Buddhists? Buddhist Peace Fellowship, 17 June 2015.

A Tired Person's Path to EnlightenmentElephant Journal, 22 January 2015.

The Most Candy, the Fewest Zombies: Solving Today's Most Important ProblemBuzzfeed, 31 October 2014.

Mental Health After Disaster: A Missed Opportunity in BangladeshMental Illness Happy Hour, 11 March 2014.

A First Hand Account of Mental Health and DisasterHealthviews, Fall 2013.

Violence and Trauma Can Be Cured, iCNN, 23 August 2013

Home Taping Is Skill in BuddhaKilling the Buddha, 17 December 2012.



Self-Defense and a Life Well-LivedKiai!: Thousand Waves Martial Arts & Self-Defense Newsletter, November 2014.

Save Fulbright: Keep Our Cutting Edge Work,, 24 April 2014.

It's Not a Life Sentence, IMPACT Chicago, October 2013.

I'd Been Waiting, Kiai!: Thousand Waves Martial Arts & Self-Defense Newsletter, December 2012.