Charles Duhigg

Reporter, The New York Times

Charles Duhigg is a reporter for the New York Times, based in New York.

Mr. Duhigg's book about the science of habit formation, The Power of Habit, will be released in February. The Power of Habit is published by Random House. The Power of Habit can be purchased where ever books are sold.

This year, Mr. Duhigg is writing a series titled " The iEconomy," using Apple and other companies to examine contemporary economics.

In 2007, Mr. Duhigg was the author of the Golden Opportunities series, which examined how businesses and investors are seeking to profit from the soaring number of older Americans. For that series, he received the George Polk Award, the Sidney Hillman Award, a Deadline Award, and a Heywood Broun Award.
In 2008, Mr. Duhigg was part of the team that produced The Reckoning, a series that explored the roots of the financial crisis. The series won a Loeb Award and was a finalist for the public service Pulitzer Prize.

In 2009, Mr. Duhigg was the author of Toxic Waters, a series exploring the worsening pollution in American waters and regulators' response. That series received The Scripps Howard National Journalism Award, the Investigative Reporters and Editors’ Medal, the National Academies’ reporting award and other recognition.

Before joining the New York Times, Mr. Duhigg was a reporter with the Los Angeles Times. A native of New Mexico, he studied history at Yale and received a masters in business administration from Harvard Business School.