• Subscribe

Science Node has ceased publication. This site will no longer be accessible on June 30, 2022.

Meet the team

Please feel free to contact our staff with story ideas, news tips, suggestions, or feedback. 

Kevin Jackson
Editor in chief

After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in English from Indiana University, Kevin spent several years writing copy for businesses in fields ranging from cloud computing to cybersecurity. Addressing the climate crisis is his greatest concern, and he created the Is It Too Late? series to investigate climate apathy. He also helped develop the Talk Nerdy To Me roundup article series.


Laura Reed

Laura began writing for Science Node when she joined Indiana University’s IT Communications team in 2017. She has masters’ degrees in modern dance and library science, and she is a blogger, visual artist, and jewelry maker in her spare time. Laura enjoys writing about how technology affects people’s lives. She is especially interested in research involving health, psychology, and the environment.


Alicia Hosey
Operations Manager

After earning her degree from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in 1993, Alicia pursued a career in sales and marketing. She joined Science Node in June 2018. Alicia makes things happen.



August Reed

August is a writer at Science Node. She covers research news at the intersection of high-performance computing and big data fields, such as high-energy physics, astronomy, medicine, and sociology.She loves making complicated topics approachable and relevant to diverse audiences, showing that anyone can learn anything. Before joining Science Node, August studied professional writing and English literature at Purdue University, with sides of history and communication.Her hobbies include reading, language learning, and searching for music. Currently, her favorite authors are Rohinton Mistry, Norimitsu Onishi, and J. R. R. Tolkien.

Past editors

  • Sarah Engel, editor-in-chief, July 2015 - June 2018
  • Lance Farrell, managing editor, January 2015 - November 2017
  • Andrew Purcell, editor-in-chief, August 2012 - July 2015
  • Amber Harmon, US editor, May 2012 - December 2014
  • Adrian Giordani, interim European editor and editor-in-chief, April 2012 - August 2012
  • Miriam Boon, US editor, July 2009 - June 2012
  • Vivian Tiän-Tiän Chang, AP editor, 2012
  • Jacqueline Hayes, EU editor, April 2011-April 2012
  • Dan Drollette, EU editor, May 2008 - April 2011
  • Anne Heavey, US editor, May 2008 - July 2009
  • Cristy Burne, editor-in-chief, 6 June 2007 - 7 May 2008
  • Danielle Venton, editor-in-chief, 24 January 2007 - 6 June 2007
  • Katie Yurkewicz, editor-in-chief, 16 November 2006 (first issue) - 24 January 2007

Copyright © 2021 Science Node ™  |  Privacy Notice  |  Sitemap

Disclaimer: While Science Node ™ does its best to provide complete and up-to-date information, it does not warrant that the information is error-free and disclaims all liability with respect to results from the use of the information.