Learning Sciences Exchange Fellow

Sujata Gupta


Sujata Gupta is an award-winning freelance science journalist whose writing focuses on issues related to food, ecology, and health. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, NPR, Nature, High Country News, Discover, Scientific American, Wired, NovaNext, and New Scientist, among others. Gupta recently completed a Knight Science Journalism fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA, where she focused on weaving science into fictional children’s stories. Prior to the fellowship, she taught journalism at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont and worked as a reporter and editor at various newspapers. Gupta spent several years as an English teacher in Japan and as a National Park ranger.