Freelance writer and editor, self-employed, Knoxville, Tenn.
Erika Engelhaupt has spent more than a decade writing and editing for science magazines, newspapers, and websites including National Geographic, Science News, Scientific American, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and NPR. She was previously the online science editor and a senior editor at National Geographic, and was a deputy managing editor at Science News magazine. She completed M.S. degrees in biology at Tulane University and in environmental studies at the University of Colorado-Boulder. Her love of storytelling has also brought her to the stage, appearing at D.C. Science Comedy Night and on the Story Collider. She is currently working on her first book, which will be based on her blog “Gory Details” at National Geographic.