Jennifer Kahn

Adjunct professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Jennifer_Kahn

Jennifer Kahn

Adjunct professor, UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism

Biography

Jennifer Kahn is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine, and has been a regular feature writer for The New Yorker, National Geographic, Wired, and Outside, among others. Her work has been selected for the Best American Science Writing series four times, and has explored subjects ranging from the “rational self-help” movement in Silicon valley, to the challenge of identifying and treating child psychopaths. Since 2009, she has taught in the Magazine Program at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and was a visiting Ferris Professor of Journalism at Princeton in 2015. Her 2016 TED talk on CRISPR and gene drives has been viewed more than 1.4 million times, and was named one of the top TED talks of 2016 by conference organizers.

Sessions as a Speaker

Innovative Approaches to Teaching Science Journalism

29 October 2017
3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
  • University of California, Berkeley