Chris is a science and political journalist and commentator and the author of three books, including a New York Times bestseller, The Republican War on Science. Chris co-writes “The Intersection” blog with Sheril Kirshenbaum. Their 2009 Article for The Nation, “Unpopular Science,” will be included in the Best American Science Writing this year. He is a host of the Point of Inquiry podcast and guest-hosted a segment of BBC2’s “The Culture Show.”
In the past, Chris has also been a visiting associate in the Center for Collaborative History at Princeton University and a 2009-2010 Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and he is currently a Templeton-Cambridge Fellow in Science and Religion. He is also a contributing editor to Science Progress and a senior correspondent for The American Prospect magazine.
Chris has been featured regularly by the national media, having appeared on The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, CSPAN’s Book TV, and NPR’s Fresh Air With Terry Gross, among others. His work has appeared in Wired, Harper’s, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times, among many other publications.