Melinda Wenner Moyer
Adjunct Faculty | SHERP 2006
Melinda Wenner Moyer is a contributing editor at Scientific American magazine and a regular contributor to the New York Times, Washington Post, and a number of other national publications.
She was the recipient of the 2019 Bricker Award for Science Writing in Medicine. One of her pieces for Scientific American was a finalist for a National Magazine Award, and another is featured in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020. Her work has also received first place awards in the Awards for Excellence in Health Care Reporting and the American Society of Journalists and Authors’ Annual Writing Awards. She was a 2018 Alicia Patterson Fellow.
Her first book, How To Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes, will be published in July 2021 by Putnam Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House.
She received an MA in Science, Health & Environmental Reporting from NYU in 2006.