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Courtney Humphries

GPSW 2004

Courtney Humphries

General sciences, health

Courtney Humphries is a freelance writer whose bylines can be found in Boston Globe, Nautilus, MIT Technology Review, New Scientist, Nature, Science, Wired, Harvard Magazine, Architect, and other publications. She is currently a visiting assistant professor in Environmental Studies and Core Fellow at Boston College and the author of Superdove: How the Pigeon Took Manhattan…And the World, a natural history of pigeons published by Smithsonian Books. She returned to MIT as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow for 2015-2016.


Recent Publications Include: