Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Bylines
Michael Balter has taught the Writing and Reporting Workshop I in the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program since 2010. He has been a journalist for more than 35 years, and divides his time between New York and Paris.
Amanda Cox co-teaches the summer data journalism class at SHERP. SHe joined the Times in 2005, after receiving a masters degree in statistics from the University of Washington. She has an undergraduate degree from St.
As editor in chief and senior vice president, Mariette DiChristina oversees Scientific American, ScientificAmerican.com, Scientific American Mind and other editorially led initiatives: from developing science-education activities such as the Science in Action award for the Google Science Fair, to collaborating on...
Dan Fagin is the director of the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, where he teaches Environmental Reporting and Current Topics in Science, Health and Environmental Journalism.
Stephen S. Hall
Steve Hall, who teaches Writing and Reporting Workshop I in SHERP, has been reporting and writing about science for nearly 30 years. In addition to numerous cover stories in the New York Times Magazine, where he also served as a...
Robin Marantz Henig
Robin Marantz Henig is a freelance journalist, book author, and contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine. She has written nine books, most recently Twentysomething: Why Do Young Adults Seem Stuck? (co-authored with her daughter Samantha Henig) and Pandora’s...
Robert Lee Hotz
Robert Lee Hotz is a science writer at The Wall Street Journal where he reports on new research and its impact on society. Mr. Hotz has covered science and technology for 30 years.
Apoorva Mandavilli, the internship coordinator at SHERP, is the director and executive editor of SFARI.org, the leading website for autism research news. She conceived and launched this website for The Simons Foundation, the largest non-governmental source of funding for autism research.
Christie Nicholson, who teaches Entrepreneurial Science Journalism at SHERP, is an award-winning science journalist based in New York. She is a contributing editor at Scientific American, CBS’ SmartPlanet and the design magazine, Core77.
Ivan Oransky, MD
Ivan Oransky, MD has taught medical reporting in the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program since 2002. He is vice president and global editorial director of MedPage Today, co-founder of Retraction Watch, and founder of Embargo Watch.
Corey S. Powell is Editor at Large at DISCOVER magazine, the nation’s leading general-interest science magazine, where writes the “Out There” column and blog. He is also the acting Editor in Chief of American Scientist.
Kevin Quealy co-teaches the data journalism class at SHERP. A graphics editor at the New York Times since 2008, he has also worked at the Philadelphia Inquirer and the St.
John Rennie teaches Science Writing in the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program. He served as editor in chief of Scientific American for almost 15 years, having been a member of its Board of Editors since 1989.
Before joining the Department of Journalism, Charles Seife was writer for Science magazine -specializing in physics and mathematics- and had been a U.S. correspondent for New Scientist. He holds an A.B. in mathematics from Princeton University, an M.S.