01.2016 – Present
Science Writer
FactCheck.org, Annenberg Public Policy Center, University of Pennsylvania | Philadelphia, PA, USA

03.2014 – 01.20,16 
Freelance Science Writer, Editor and Photographer
BioScience | Biology journal published by Oxford University Press | Washington, DC, USA
Nature Jobs | Career site for Nature | London, UK
youris.com | Media agency for European innovation  | Brussels, Belgium 
EuroScientist | Publication of the EuroScience organization | Strasbourg, France

09.2012 – 05.2013 
Science Writing and Photography Intern 

02.2012 – 06.2012 
Freelance Science Writer 

09.2011 – 06.2012
Distribution Manager

03.2011 – 06.2011 
Writing and Photography Intern
The Reykjavík Grapevine | Icelandic news and culture magazineReykjavík, Iceland

09.2010 – 01.2011 
Science Writing Intern
The Scientist Magazine | Life sciences magazineNew York, NY, USA

04.2010 – 10.2010 
Freelance Science Writer
EARTH Magazine | Official magazine of The American Geosciences InstituteAlexandria, VA, USA

05.2010 – 09.2012
Freelance Science Writer
The American Scholar | Official magazine of the Phi Beta Kappa SocietyWashington, DC, USA

09.2009 – 05.2010
Editorial Assistant
The American Scholar | Official magazine of the Phi Beta Kappa SocietyWashington, DC, USA

09.2007 – 08.2009
Various Field and Laboratory Assistant positions
Colorado State University | Spotted Owl Population Ecology | Salyer, CA, USA
University of Florida | Horseshoe Crab Behavior and Avian Genetics | Gainesvile, FL, USA 
Université Pierre et Marie Curie | Deep Sea Microbiology | Paris, France


09.2012 - 01.2017 

M.S. in History and Philosophy of Science 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, The Netherlands 
Thesis: Connectomics and the Unification of Neuroscience

08.2004 – 12.2008

B.S. in Zoology and B.A. in Philosophy
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL, USA


-- Writing press releases, news articles and feature stories under tight deadlines
-- Analysing and translating technical scientific material into an accessible and enlivening language for non-experts
-- Eliciting information and enlivening quotes from scientists and non-scientists during interviews
-- Proofreading, fact checking, copyediting and editing long and short texts for flow and content
-- Photographing events, scenes and portraits
-- Toning photos and creating slideshows and scientific diagrams 
-- Maintaing social media sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter) for institutes and publications
-- Experience with Mac OSX, Windows, Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Gimp, HTML, SEO, FTP... 


English | Native 
French | Working knowledge
German | Basic knowledge
Japanese | Very basic knowledge


French and American


Writing short stories and poetry, playing the tin whistle, drawing, cycling, hiking, sewing, gardening... 

Last Updated: 01.31.2017