Do Scientists Understand the Public?
About the Author
Chris Mooney is a science and political journalist and a contributing
editor to Science Progress. He is author of The Republican War on Science
(2005), Storm World: Hurricanes, Politics, and the Battle Over Global Warming
(2007), and Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens Our Future
(with Sheril Kirshenbaum, 2009). Mooney and Kirshenbaum are also coauthors of
The Intersection, a blog for Discover blogs. Mooney’s essays have been nominated
for a National Magazine Award and featured in Best American Science and Nature Writing
2006. He has been a visiting associate in the Center for Collaborative
History at Princeton University and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT (2009–2010).
For Summer 2010, he is a Templeton-Cambridge Fellow in Science and Religion.