Mara Hvistendahl

Mara Hvistendahl's writing has appeared in "Harper's," "The New Republic," "Scientific American," the "Financial Times" magazine, "Popular Science," "Foreign Policy," and the "Los Angeles Times." A correspondent for the "Chronicle of Higher Education" and former contributing editor at "Seed" magazine, Mara has won an Education Writers Association award and been nominated for the Newswomen's Club of New York Front Page Award. She first lived in Asia over a decade ago, when her studies took her...See more