Amanda Ripley

Amanda Ripley appears in the following:

The Elected Office Ceiling

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Why women are still underrepresented in political office?


The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way

Monday, February 24, 2014

Amanda Ripley followed three American high school students as they studied abroad for a year. She chronicled what happened when they were exposed to higher standards, better teaching, and more motivated students.

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What Makes a Great Teacher

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Amanda Ripley, a contributor to The Atlantic, looks into how Teach for America has drawn on two decades of observation and research to determine what makes a great teacher. Her article "What Makes a Great Teacher?" appears in the January/February issue of The Atlantic. Call in ...

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Would You Survive?

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Most people have fantasized about what it would be like to go through a disaster and whether they would survive. Using respected science and real stories, Amanda Ripley illuminates these two questions in The Unthinkable: Who Survives When Disaster Strikes – and Why.

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The Unthinkable

Wednesday, July 02, 2008

Ever wonder whether you would survive a disaster? Amanda Ripley discusses how science and real-life stories can help you answer that question. Also, Lee Child’s latest Jack Reacher thriller. And Guillaume Canet on adapting Harlan Coben’s novel for the silver screen. Plus, an epidemiologist who believes that the billions spent ...