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These are some articles I've written for a general audience (academic writing is linked here). More of my articles can be found on author pages (also linked below).

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Harper's Magazine

"Ground Control" (June 2020)

The Guardian

"Our global fire crisis is the sign of a dying biosphere. But we can take action." (December 2020, co-written with Troy Vettese)

Jacobin Magazine

"The Climate Crisis and COVID-19 Are Inseparable" (May 2020, co-written with Troy Vettese)

Noema Magazine

"Planning An Eco-Socialist Utopia" (June 2022, co-written with Troy Vettese)

Open Democracy

"A planned economy is the only way to save the planet. Here’s how" (April 2022, co-written with Troy Vettese)

Harvard Magazine

"To Catch a Crawdad" (September-October 2020)

"Losing a Chair" (March 2020, Harvard Magazine)

"Working at Beauty" (January-February 2020)

Current Affairs

"Franzen's Privileged Climate Resignation is Deadly and Useless" (September 2019)

Harvard Political Review

"How Insulin Became Unaffordable" (January 2018)

"The Televangelist-in-Chief: Trump and the Prosperity Gospel" (November 2017)

"Inside the Climate Science Witch Hunts" (March 2017)

"The Alabamafication of America" (February 2017)

Harvard Crimson

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"Harvard's Tai Chi Master" (February 2018)

"The Bitter Pill: Harvard and the Dark History of Birth Control" (September 2017, co-written with Michelle Raji)

"The New Gods: Reforging Harvard Divinity School" (February 2017)


"Sympathy and Mild Distaste" (November 2018)

"Bird Scooters are Decadent and Depraved" (October 2018)

"Medieval Tips for Getting Over a Cold" (September 2018)

"The Pickle is in the Bag" (February 2018)

"Jack Kerouac Takes the Quad Shuttle" (September 2017)

"Yeah, I Ride My Bike Through Harvard Yard" (April 2017)

"Holden Caulfield on Housing Day" (March 2017)


"Why teachers in Huntsville City Schools are leaving", winner of the 2016 National Courage in Student Journalism award. (March 2016, AL.com and Huntsville Times)