Editorial director, Behavioral Science & Policy
Cathy Clabby is a science writer and editor with experience in newspaper, magazine, digital book and academic publishing. Her current digital book project uses the ancient story of malaria to teach high school students about the life sciences, including evolution, ecology, cell biology and drug development. A former Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, Clabby was senior editor of EO Wilson's Life on Earth, the digital-only biology textbook series published in 2014 that blended the talents of educators, multimedia artists, 3D animators and textbook professionals. During her career, Clabby also has been a senior editor at American Scientist magazine and a science reporter for the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C. For six years, while on staff and later as a contributing editor, Clabby created “Sightings,” American Scientist’s science visualization column.