Gwen Pearson on Muck Rack

Gwen Pearson

Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Insects, entomology, science, ecology
Doesn't Cover: Things that are not science related; kickstarters

I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach and write about science. Part of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc 🐝 she/her

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Biography

I'm a bug AND a feature! My day job is doing K-12 insect outreach with Purdue University Department of Entomology. At night I write about science for multiple media outlets.

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@bug_gwen — 18,191 followers, 41,728 tweets

RT @JacquelynGill: Prestigious federal climate postdocs rescinded due to lack of funds (and, troublingly, all the women awardees were… https://t.co/QhNZUfbVgC
RT @IBJIYONGI: Have a math, science, or #STS #HistSTM graduate degree but don’t want to do the faculty route? Interesting program… https://t.co/iTjhLdR0dm
RT @DrShepherd2013: "colleagues at @NWS work on “promise of pay.” In the past, employees were paid retroactively but with the erratic n… https://t.co/xPvoZB1cEI
RT @RusanLab: @deancollins Only personnel deemed ‘essential’ will be allowed on the NIH campus to keep animals (mice, rats) alive… https://t.co/9eXf5ERnom
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! And I also failed typing in high school. On a manual typewriter.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I use mostly TextEdit, because that way I can do minimal formatting with not a lot of html baggage when I paste or send in to editors.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter.

Awards

Entomological Foundation Medal of Honor

2016 - Education and Public Service
ENTOMOLOGICAL FOUNDATION MEDAL OF HONOR This award is the highest award presented by the Foundation and is given only to those who have attained preeminence in the field throughout outstanding contributions.