How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction

Featured Contributor: Annalee Newitz

December 19, 2013 in Featured Contributors, Hieroglyph

Annalee Newitz ImageAnnalee Newitz writes about science, pop culture and the future. She’s the editor in chief of io9, a publication that covers science and science fiction, and the author of Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction (2013).

Annalee has also written for WiredThe Smithsonian MagazineThe Washington Post2600New ScientistTechnology ReviewPopular ScienceDiscover and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. She is co-editor (along with Project Hieroglyph contributor Charlie Jane Anders) of the essay collection She’s Such A Geek: Women Write About Science, Technology, and Other Nerdy Stuff (2006), and author of Pretend We’re Dead: Capitalist Monsters in American Pop Culture (2006).

Formerly, she was a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a lecturer in American Studies at UC Berkeley. She was the recipient of a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT, and has a PhD in English and American Studies from UC Berkeley. To learn more about Annalee, visit her website or follow her on Twitter.

Lauren Pedersen was born and raised in Tempe, Arizona to a writer and a helicopter pilot. She is currently pursuing her two passions of art and design at Arizona State University, where she continues to work towards a bachelor's degree in Design Studies with a focus in Design History, and a minor in Art History.