Assistant Professor and Director, Science and Environmental Journalism
Marguerite Holloway has been teaching at Columbia University's Journalism School since 1997. She won a Presidential Teaching Award in 2009 and the Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award in 2001. Holloway has been a long-time contributor to Scientific American, where she has covered many topics, particularly environmental issues, public health, neuroscience and women in science.
Holloway has a B.A. in Comparative Literature from Brown University and an M.S. from the Journalism School (class of 1988). Before she joined Scientific American in 1990, she worked as a reporter for the Medical Tribune and freelanced for publications including The Village Voice and Mother Jones. Her work has appeared in many other magazines and newspapers, among them Discover, The New York Times, Natural History and Wired. She is currently working on a book about nature and cities for W.W. Norton.