Cristine Russell

Cristine Russell

Senior fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Cristine Russell is an award-winning freelance journalist who has written about science, health and the environment for more than three decades. She was a national science reporter for the Washington Post and the Washington Star and is a past president of both CASW and NASW. She co-chairs the organizing committee for the World Conference of Science Journalists in San Francisco in October 2017. Russell is a senior fellow in the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Kennedy School and teaches an HKS class on “Climate, Energy & the Media.” Her research focuses on the future of science writing and how to improve news media coverage of controversial scientific issues, from climate change to avian flu.

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