Hanna Neuschwander

Communicator in Portland, Oregon

Hanna Neuschwander

Communicator in Portland, Oregon

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Hanna is the author of Left Coast Roast, a guidebook to artisan and influential coffee roasters on the west coast. Her writing about coffee and food has appeared in publications including Travel + Leisure, Edible Seattle, Portland Monthly, and the Oregonian, among others. She has presented about coffee-related topics at everywhere from San Francisco to Boston. She is communications director for World Coffee Research, an organization dedicated to the future of coffee.

Her varied publishing career has included stints producing travel guides and books about wicca and professional wrestling, working with international scholars on global economics white papers, and line editing muckraking weekly journalism.

By day, she is also the managing editor of Democracy & Education, a scholarly journal about two things she thinks are important. It is published by the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling, where she was formerly director of communications.

She lives in Portland, Ore. If her grandparents hadn't moved briefly to Eureka, California in the 1960s she would be an eighth generation Oregonian.