Andrea Widener, Senior Editor
Areas of coverage: Research policy, science education policy, chemistry data
Andrea Widener has spent her career writing about science research and education, including stints at two newspaper, a cancer journal, and a nonprofit before coming to C&EN in 2012. She has a M.A. in journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and a B.A. in physics and communications from Trinity University in Texas. A returned Peace Corps volunteer, Andrea spends her spare time traveling, cooking and eating interesting food, and hanging out with her daughter and foster son.