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Alexis Jetter is a veteran journalist, teacher and radio commentator with a focus on politics, science, activism and popular culture.

My articles have appeared in Vanity Fair, The New York Times Magazine, Vogue, Mother Jones, Science Times, Sports Illustrated, The Guardian (UK), Readers Digest, Health, Prevention, More, Ms., Harpers Bazaar, Life, The Village Voice, Columbia Journalism Review and The Nation, among others. I cut my teeth as a metropolitan reporter for New York Newsday, with an unbeatable beat: Brooklyn. I'm also a Pulitzer Prize finalist with top national awards for my writings on education, science and social justice.

Now I teach journalism at Dartmouth College, in Hanover, NH, and am working on a memoir about my late mother, a pioneering health researcher at the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

I live with my partner, our two children and far too many cats in Thetford Center, VT.