Political journalist who rose to fame as a fact-checker for The New Yorker between 2015-2018. She resigned from her post in 2018 after gaining national headlines for falsely reporting via Twitter that an ICE Agent had a Nazi tattoo.
She graduated from Harvard University in 2012 with her B.A. in comparative literature.
She has contributed to The Huffington Post, liberal watchdog group Media Matters, and Village Voice as an expert on far right extremism. She has grown to more than 140,000 followers on her verified chick_in_kiev Twitter account.
She was born and raised in the United States.
She has supported Elizabeth Warren as a presidential candidate for the 2020 general election.