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Jacob Wheeler

Jacob Wheeler is a contributing editor at In These Times.

A Danish-American fluent in four languages, Wheeler worked as an assistant editor at the magazine from February 2007 to January 2009. His international interests include Central America, where he lived while writing a book on the Guatemalan adoption industry, and Scandinavia, as he was born in Denmark.

Wheeler received his MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Goucher College in 2006 and his B.A. in Comparative Literature and German from the University of Michigan in 2000. He is the founding editor of the Glen Arbor Sun, a seasonal, northern Michigan-based magazine, and translates for the Copenhagen daily Borsen. His freelance work has appeared in Utne Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Christian Science Monitor, the Chicago Sun-Times, the Detroit Free Press and the websites WorldPress.org, AlterNet.org and WorldChanging.com.