Cornelia Dean

Recognition Year: 

Science Writer for the New York Times
"Against the Tide"
Friday, March 2, 2012

Ms. Cornelia Dean is a science writer for the New York Times, where she writes mostly about environmental issues and science policy, and a lecturer in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University.

From 1997 to 2003, Ms. Dean was science editor of the Times, where she was responsible for coverage of science, health, and medical news in the daily paper and in the weekly Science Times section. She spent the 2003-04 academic year at Harvard, where she was a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government and taught in the Harvard College program on Environmental Science and Public Policy.