Karis Hustad writes for the Innovation desk at the Monitor, covering new ideas in technology, energy, and the cyber world.
Her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune, MPR.org, WCCO.com, ChicagoNow.com, and the Loyola Magazine (among others), and been heard live on Chicago Public Media and WLUW 88.7 FM. Her first piece for the Monitor was filed from Tangier, Morocco, where she studied journalism and Arabic for four months in 2012.
Originally from the Twin Cities, she holds a B.A. from Loyola University Chicago where she studied journalism and sociology.