Seth Mnookin

Seth Mnookin

Associate Director of MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing
Seth Mnookin

Seth Mnookin is the associate director of MIT’s Graduate Program in Science Writing. His most recent book, The Panic Virus: The True Story Behind the Vaccine-Autism Controversy, won the National Association of Science Writers 2012 “Science in Society” Award. He is also the author of the 2006 New York Times bestsellerFeeding the Monster: How Money, Smarts, and Nerve Took a Team to the Top and his first book, 2004′s Hard News: The Scandals at The New York Times and Their Meaning for American Media, was a Washington Post Best Book of the Year.

 Since 2005, Seth has been a contributing editor at Vanity Fair, and his work has appeared in numerous other publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Boston Globe.

 

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