Ryan Schuessler is a journalist from St. Louis, currently based in Chicago, whose work has appeared in Al Jazeera America, The Washington Post, The Guardian, The New York Times, National Geographic News, and The St. Louis Beacon. He has also appeared on Al Jazeera, PRI’s The World, Huffington Post Live and New Zealand’s Newstalk ZB. He has filed stories from across the United States (Missouri, Idaho, Alaska, etc.) and world (Costa Rica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montserrat, Poland), covering the environment, diasporas, social justice, and religion, among other topics.
Schuessler is also an exhibition developer at the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.