Cornelia (Cory) Dean
Cory Dean is a science writer for the New York Times, where she writes mostly about environmental issues and science policy. From 1997 until 2003, Dean was science editor of the Times, where she was responsible for coverage of science, health and medical news in the daily paper and in the weekly Science Times section.She spent the 2003-2004 academic year at Harvard, where she was a fellow at the Kennedy School of Government and taught in the Harvard College program on Environmental Science and Public Policy.
Dean’s first book, Against the Tide: The Battle for America’s Beaches, was published in 1999 and was a New York Times Notable Book of the year. Her second book, Am I Making Myself Clear?, was published by Harvard University Press in 2009. She is currently working on a book about the misuse of scientific information in American public life.