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Rob Verger

Rob Verger reporting in a radioactive corner of Kazakhstan.

Rob Verger is a freelance journalist who focuses on science and health. He’s reported and written for Newsweek (where he spent nearly four years on staff), The Daily Beast, The Boston Globe, World Hum, and other publications. Fellowships from the International Reporting Project have taken him to Kazakhstan and Ethiopia, where he reported on nuclear/biosafety issues and child and maternal health, respectively.

He’s a graduate of the nonfiction writing division of Columbia University’s School of the Arts, and is also currently pursuing an MA degree in science reporting at Columbia Journalism School; the MA program at Columbia is for experienced journalist who choose to specialize in a specific field.

Follow him on Twitter at @robverger, or email him at robverger AT gmail DOT com.