Chris Mooney, a distinguished young science journalist, joined Princeton for the Spring semester of 2009, to work with D. Graham Burnett and to take his course, "Science in a Global Context." The purpose was to work on collaborative historical investigation and writing.
Chris Mooney is a contributing Editor to Science Progress, senior correspondent for The American Prospect magazine and author of two books, including the New York Times bestselling The Republican War on Science-dubbed "a landmark in contemporary political reporting" by Salon.com
Chris has contributed to a wide variety of publications in recent years, including Wired, Science, Harper's, Seed, New Scientist, Slate, Salon, Mother Jones, Legal Affairs, Reason, The American Scholar, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, Columbia Journalism Review, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Time, and The Boston Globe. In addition, his blog, "The Intersection," was a recipient of Scientific American's 2005 Science and Technology web award, which noted that "science is lucky to have such a staunch ally in acclaimed journalist Chris Mooney."