Journalism (Selected)


On the Via Francigena in Tuscany, Monasteries and Fellowship, The New York Times, Sept. 7, 2016

Food & Drink

Comfort Food [PDF], ReadyMade, February/March 2009

Science & Medicine

The Silence of Prozac, Lancet Psychiatry, October 2015

Re-creating Nordic Grog, Archaeology, March/April 2014

The Smart-Pill Oversell, Nature, February 2014

Battlefield: 1814 [PDF],Archaeology, September/October 2013

A Happy Pill in Every Purse, New York Daily News, March 21, 2013

Turning Back the Human Clock, Archaeology, November/December 2012

In Praise of Depression, The Rumpus, August 14, 2012

The Medication Generation, The Wall Street Journal, June 29, 2012

Slideshow: Bad Mothers and Single Women, Huffington Post, June 11, 2012

Prozac Campus: The Next Generation [PDF], The Chronicle of Higher Education Review, May 27, 2012

Hyper One Day, Calm the Next: Changes in ADHD Over Time, Scientific American Mind, March 2011


The 5 Rules of Reinventing Your Life at Any Age, Prevention, September 2014

American Women Run on Prozac, Prevention, June 2014


No Ordinary Feat: Walking for 24 Hours with Wanderers Union, San Francisco Chronicle, August 17, 2014

Cycling’s Randonneurs Take the Long View [PDF], San Francisco Chronicle, June 18, 2013

Art & Design

SparkTruck’s Surprise Lesson: Using design skills to build kids’ characters, Wired Design, November 7, 2012

Surplus Predator Drone Container Morphs into War Protest Machine, Wired Design, November 5, 2012

Sip Lattés and Fix Busted Stuff at the Repair Café, Wired Design, May 31, 2012

The GOOD Guide to Better Neighborhoods, GOOD, April 2010

Field Museum: Constructing Art and Science on a Frozen Minnesota Lake,, January, 2009

Room and Board: How an artistic couple transformed their blank-slate rental loft into a cozy live/work abode [PDF], ReadyMade, Aug/Sept 2008