“We teach science as separate from the rest of the world. I want people who live in the world to see how they’re actually doing science.”
Claudia Dreifus is a contributor to the New York Times and the political and science interviewer at the New York Review of Books. She teaches courses in science communication with the Masters of Sustainability Management Program of Columbia’s School of Professional Studies. Her interviews and essays also appear in Quanta, Wired, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. She is the author of six books, including Higher Education?, which she wrote with her husband, the political scientist Andrew Hacker.