Larry Atkins is a freelance journalist, a lawyer, a Liberal columnist, and a university journalism professor. He has written over 400 articles, Op-Eds, and essays for many publications, including the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Baltimore Sun, B’nai B’rith International Jewish Monthly, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Counterpunch.org, Dallas Morning News, Detroit News, Harrisburg Patriot-News, Hartford Courant, Indianapolis Star, Jewish Exponent, Kansas City Star, Los Angeles Daily News, Metro Philadelphia, NCAA News, National Public Radio (commentaries for Morning Edition and Only a Game), Newark Star-Ledger, Newsday, Online Journalism Review, Orange County Register, OpEdNews.com, Pennsylvania Magazine, Philadelphia City Paper, Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Inquirer Sunday Magazine, Philadelphia Weekly, Quill Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Times-Chronicle, US Catholic Magazine, Washington Post, The Writer Magazine, and Z Magazine. He is a frequent contributor to the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Commentary Page, as he has written over 80 Op-Eds since 1993. Atkins is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and the publicity director of the Philadelphia Writers Conference. He is the author of "Larry the Liberal Lawyer Lashes Out", and his website is www.professorlarry.com.
Atkins is an Adjunct Professor at Temple University (Basic News Writing, Editorial Writing, Public Affairs Journalism) and Arcadia University (Journalism I and II, Newspaper Practicum, Social and Ethical Issues in Sports, and Writing for Law).