I am a science journalist and editor specializing in ecology, evolution and health. From my home base in Washington, D.C., I’ve written for PNAS, NPR, American Scientist, New Scientist, BioScience, Nature, and other outlets. In addition to my freelance work, I am also the associate editor of PNAS’s Front Matter. I earned a PhD in biology from the University of Virginia and a BA in English from Pennsylvania State University.