Joseph Bonner

Position/Organization: director of Communications and Public Affairs, The Rockefeller University

Joe Bonner has worked at Rockefeller University's Office of Communications and Public Affairs since 1994, and he has served as head of that office since 2004. Joe is interested in how emerging technologies are rebooting science communication. Joe earned a bachelor's degree in ceramic science and engineering from Penn State University, where he also did graduate research on electronic and superconducting ceramics. Prior to joining Rockefeller, Joe worked as a bartender at the All-American Rathskeller in State College, PA, and as a proofreader/copyeditor for Plenum Publishing in New York. He is a member of the National Association of Science Writers and co-president of Science Writers in New York.