Patricia Miller is an award-winning journalist and an editor who has written extensively about the intersection of politics, sex, and religion. In addition to Bringing Down the Colonel, she is the author of Good Catholics: The Battle Over Abortion in the Catholic Church, which Cecile Richards called an “excellent primer on the dynamic issue of religion in reproductive health issues in the US.”

Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Salon, The Nation, The Huffington Post, ReWire, and Ms. magazine. She is a senior correspondent for Religion Dispatches and was formerly the editor of Conscience magazine and the editor-in-chief of National Journal’s health-care briefings, where she was the founding editor of the Kaiser Daily Reproductive Health Report. She received a master’s in journalism from New York University and is based in Washington, DC.