Sarah Cohen is the Knight Chair in Data Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Most recently she worked at the New York Times, leading reporters who focused on data- and document-driven investigations. As a database editor at The Washington Post, she shared in the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting and was a Pulitzer finalist for public service. She also served as the first Knight Chair in computational journalism at Duke University. Cohen is a former president of Investigative Reporters and Editors.