Courtney Humphries is a science journalist who has written for numerous publications, including the Boston Globe, Wired, Science, Nature, Politico, Nautilus, Architect Magazine, Harvard Magazine,and Technology Review. She has a Master’s degree in Science Writing from MIT and was previously a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. Courtney has written about a range of topics including neuroscience, genetics, medicine, environmental science, sustainable architecture, and urban ecology and planning. She is particularly interested in urban environmental issues and the relationships between human and natural systems. She hopes to pursue research on the integration of ecology and resilience into urban planning.