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Interport Lecturer

Jennifer Barchfield

Jenny Barchfield was born in Tucson, Arizona. She attended Barnard College, graduating with a B.A. in Comparative Literature in 2000. She also holds a M.A. in Spanish and Portuguese Literatures from Columbia University and a Master of Journalism from the El Pais/Universidad Autonoma de Madrid. Barchfield worked as a correspondent and fashion writer for the Associated Press’ Paris bureau for six years before becoming the news agency’s Rio de Janeiro correspondent in Jan. 2012. She speaks Portuguese and French and writes in English and Spanish.