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Elizabeth Quill

GPSW 2007

Elizabeth Quill

General sciences

Elizabeth Quill is the enterprise editor for Science News. Originally from the Finger Lakes region of New York, Elizabeth studied journalism at Ithaca College and received her master’s degree in science writing from MIT. This is her second tour at Science News. She started her career here nearly a decade ago and returned in 2015 after serving as the senior editor for science at Smithsonian magazine.


Thesis: Eavesdroppers: How Scientists Are Learning to Listen in on the Animal Kingdom: Four Stories on Wildlife and Sound