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Noreen McAuliffe, Assistant Teaching Professor

Cook Office Building, Room 227

Biography: Noreen McAuliffe is an Assistant Teaching Professor in Human Ecology at Rutgers University, where she teaches courses in environmental writing and storytelling for scientists. Her writing focuses on the effects of global environmental change on human lives, from nineteenth-century loggers in Washington State to nomadic herders in northern Mongolia. Her academic interests include the environmental humanities, creativity in science, and multimedia science communication. Her work has appeared in The Common, The Baltimore Review, and Electric Literature’s Recommended Reading, was named Notable in Best American Essays 2014, and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She's been awarded the Alces Foundation Environmental Writing Fellowship, a NY State Writers Institute scholarship, a New Jersey State Council of the Arts Fellowship, and a Waitt Grant from the National Geographic Society. She holds an MA in literature and an MFA in creative writing from University of Wisconsin-Madison.