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Stephanie McPherson

GPSW 2011

Stephanie McPherson

General sciences

Stephanie McPherson writes and produces videos about science and technology for universities and research institutions around the U.S. Her work has appeared across a spectrum of media, including the Boston Globe Magazine, PBS NOVA Next, and the national radio show Living on Earth. Since graduating from GPSW in 2011, she has written about everything from diabetes to 3D printers in space to the shifting landscape of science education. She also writes mystery fiction. Keep up with Stephanie’s work at

Thesis: AcidopHiles : A Not-So-Basic Life

Recent Publications Include: