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Emily Laber-Warren

  1. Distinguished Lecturer
  2. Director of Health & Science Reporting

Emily Laber-Warren is a longtime science journalist. She has been a top editor at Scientific American Mind, Women’s Health, and Popular Science, and her articles have appeared in those and other publications, including Psychology Today and Newsweek.

She began her career as a reporter at daily newspapers, including the Concord Monitor in New Hampshire, where she covered education and city hall, and The Record in Hackensack, N.J., where she covered the environment.

She was a Ted Scripps Fellow in Environmental Journalism in 1993-94. Before coming to CUNY, Laber-Warren taught for 12 years in NYU’s Science, Health, and Environmental Reporting Program. She is the author of “A Walk in the Woods: Into the Field Guide,” an introduction to forest ecology for young children, published by Downtown Bookworks in 2013.

She has a B.A. in Humanities from Yale.


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