Investigative reporter and author Ted Gup will discuss “Diversity, Prejudice and The Open Mind: One Journalist's Personal Struggle” during the first lecture in this year’s “Writing Diversity” lecture series. Gup is Adjunct Professor of English and teaches journalism and creative nonfiction. He specializes in areas of journalism that involve delicate issues of secrecy, national security, and personal responsibility. A former investigative reporter for “The Washington Post,” Gup has received numerous awards and fellowships. His 2010 book, “Nation of Secrets: The Threat to Democracy and the American Way of Life,” won the Goldsmith Book Prize from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.