Christie Nicholson is an Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science workshop instructor at Stony Brook University teaching the Distilling Your Message class. She is also a contributing editor at Scientific American, where she developed and launched an online community and helped launch two video series and two audio podcasts.
Currently she produces and hosts the weekly podcast, 60-Second Psych and produces 60-Second Earth. She is an on-air contributor to multiple Web and TV shows that have appeared on Slate, Discovery Channel and the Science Channel. A graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism, she co-created the “Science of Sex,” a Web site that won two Webby Awards. She teaches a seminar in science communication every August at the Banff Centre for the Arts.