Maureen Dowd has written for Time, GQ, Harper's Bazaar,
Mademoiselle, Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home
Journal, Sports Illustrated, The New Republic and
Redbook, among many other publications. She became a
New York Times Op-Ed columnist in 1995, having
written about the White House and its occupants since the
Reagan era. Previously, she wrote the "On Washington"
column for The New York Times Magazine.
Dowd joined The New York Times as a metropolitan
reporter in 1983. She began her career in 1974 as an
editorial assistant for The Washington Star. When
the Star closed in 1981, she went to Time magazine.
Dowd is a native of Washington, D.C.
Books:The Year of Voting Dangerously, September 2016
Are Men Necessary? When Sexes Collide, November 2005
Bushworld, March 2005