Susan D’Agostino is a science writer and mathematician whose stories have been published in The Atlantic, Wired, Scientific American, The Washington Post, BBC Science Focus, Quanta Magazine, Nature, Financial Times, Undark Magazine, and others. Susan is the author and illustrator of How To Free Your Inner Mathematician: Notes on Mathematics and Life (Oxford University Press, 2020). Susan earned a PhD in mathematics at Dartmouth College and an MA in science writing at Johns Hopkins University. She has received fellowships from the National Association of Science Writers, the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation, and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University.
Susan served as an editor and writer at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists from early 2021 through June 2022, during which she oversaw coverage on nuclear risk, including during the initial months following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022.