Michael J. Jordan is a Lesotho-based foreign correspondent who has reported from two dozen countries over the past 17 years. He is a long-time correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor -- serving as the Monitor's correspondent in Budapest, at the United Nations, and Bratislava -- and also writes for Foreign Policy, Harvard's Nieman Reports, and many others. In addition to reporting, Michael is a three-time Visiting Scholar at Hong Kong Baptist University in its International Journalism program. He has also taught at the University of Sts. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia; and Masaryk University in Brno, the Czech Republic, and trained Romani reporters in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania and the Czech Republic. Until June 2006, Michael was the George Polk Journalist-in-Residence at Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY, where he taught and advised the student newspaper. He also blogs about journalism, teaching, minorities and many other topics at http://jordanink.wordpress.com.