Rachel Louise Snyder is a writer, professor and public radio commentator. She is the author of the nonfiction book Fugitive Denim: A Moving Story of People and Pants in the Borderless World of Global Trade and a novel entitled What We’ve Lost is Nothing. Her writing has appeared in the the New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Slate , Salon , the Washington Post, The Huffington Post , The Chicago Tribune, and The Washington Post,, as well as the public radio shows This American Life, Marketplace and All Things Considered. She is currently based in Washington, DC, where she is professor at American University. More of her work can be found on her website: www.globalgrit.com.