Susan D’Agostino

Susan D’Agostino is an associate editor at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. Her writing has been published in The Atlantic, Quanta Magazine, Scientific American, The Washington Post, BBC Science Focus, Nature, Financial Times, Undark Magazine, Discover, Slate, Times Higher Education, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among others.

Susan is the author and illustrator of How To Free Your Inner Mathematician: Notes on Mathematics and Life (Oxford University Press, 2020). She served as editor-in-chief of A Celebration of the EDGE Program’s Impact on the Mathematics Community and Beyond (Springer, 2019), a book of essays and articles written by women mathematicians. She is a member of the editorial board of the Mathematical Association of America’s Math Horizons magazine.

Susan earned a PhD in mathematics at Dartmouth College and is currently pursuing an MA in science writing at Johns Hopkins University. She has received science writing fellowships from the National Association of Science Writers, the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, and the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation.