Portfolio > Honors & Awards

  • Moderator & Panelist, "Risky Business: Travel-Adventure Writing for the Intrepid Freelancer," University of Massachusetts/Amherst, MA, 2003.
  • Moderator, "Exotic Stories, Exotic Lands: Going Into the Field to Get the Story," American Society of Journalists and Authors Annual Conference, NY, 2003.
  • Bread Loaf Writers Conference, Middlebury, VT 2001.
  • Guest lecturer; Australian Federal government's Department of Industry, Science and Tourism, 1998.
  • Visiting Fellow at the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia 1996-1998.
  • Senior Resident, Fenner Hall, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 1997. (Subsequently selected for four-day, Outward Bound/Australia Trek, 1997.)
  • J. William Fulbright Postgraduate Foreign Scholarship Award to Australia, July 1995-1996.
  • Cutting Edge Science Workshop for Journalists, Cornell University, NY 1994.
  • New York University Graduate School Fellowship, 1993 and 1994.
  • Council for the Advancement of Science Writing/Nate Haseltine Scholarship 1993.
  • Scripps-Howard Foundation Scholarship, 1993.
  • Merck Science Journalism Award, NJ, 1993.
  • Ernst Haas Scholarship, 1992.
  • National Geographic /W.E. Garrett Scholarship 1985.
  • Black Star/Kosti Ruohomaa Scholarship 1984.

For information about photography honors and awards, see the "Photography" section of this website.


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