Meera SubramanianCurrie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities.
Subramanian is an award-winning freelance journalist who seeks out stories about home in the personal and planetary sense, writing about the world around and within us. She has traveled extensively in India as a reporter and published her first book in 2015, “A River Runs Again: India’s Natural World in Crisis from the Barren Cliffs of Rajasthan to the Farmlands of Karnataka.” In 2017-18, Subramanian worked on “Finding Middle Ground,” a series for InsideClimate News about how Americans perceive climate change in their own backyards; the series was a Scripps Howard Award finalist. Her writing has been included in multiple anthologies and featured in prominent national and international publications. She was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2016-17. Subramanian is currently PEI’s 2019 Currie C. and Thomas A. Barron Visiting Professor in the Environment and the Humanities.