I routinely conduct in-depth research and background reporting for cover stories, features, and dispatches at The Atlantic. These essays demand investigative proficiency in a broad range of disciplines, including history, literature, film studies, political science, technology, and psychology.
Additionally, I work as a researcher for Kate Julian, a senior editor at The Atlantic, and Kyle Chayka, a contributing writer at The New Yorker. Julian is writing The Sex Recession, a book about young people’s disengagement with intimacy. Chayka is writing Filterworld, a book about the impact of algorithmic technology on culture.
In 2019, I provided research for Google’s “Start With One” project. I investigated the invention and process stories of the telephone, the typewriter, the email protocol, the optical character recognition (OCR) machine, the curb cut, and closed captioning, in an effort to examine the intersection between disabilities and innovation.
Some articles I have contributed research for include: