Cristine Russell

Freelance Science Journalist

As an award-winning journalist, Cristine Russell has written about science, health and the environment for more than three decades. Her articles have appeared in a wide array of notable publications, including the Columbia Journalism Review, Scientific American, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post. This expertise informs her additional roles, both as a Senior Fellow in the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and as an Adjunct Lecturer at Harvard Kennedy School.

Russell is immediate past-president of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing and a past president of the U.S. National Association of Science Writers. She currently co-chairs the Organizing Committee for the 10th World Conference of Science Journalists.