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At Johns Hopkins, Sara Harrison is a lecturer for the MA in Science Writing program.

Harrison is a freelance journalist who covers science, health, and technology. She started her career as assistant editor for the politics section of the Los Angeles Review of Books and her work has appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, Discover, Scientific American and other publications. Her story for WIRED magazine on the science of smell is included in The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2020.

Harrison earned a Bachelor of Arts from Carleton College and a Master of Journalism from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a Dean’s Merit Fellow and where she received the 2019 Clay Felker Award for Excellence in Narrative Writing.

To learn more about Harrison’s work, visit sarajharrison.com.

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