Emily Anthes | Columbia Journalism School

Emily Anthes

Adjunct Faculty

Emily Anthes is a science journalist and author. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Wired, Nature, Slate, Businessweek and elsewhere. Her magazine features have won several awards, including the AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award and the NASW Science in Society Journalism Award.

Emily is currently working on a book about how architecture and design affect human health and wellbeing. Her 2013 book, Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts, explored how biotechnology is shaping the future of animals. It won the AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prize for Excellence in Science Books and was longlisted for the PEN/E.O Wilson Literary Science Writing Award.

Emily has a master’s degree in science writing from MIT and a bachelor’s degree in the history of science and medicine from Yale, where she also studied creative writing.