Elizabeth Landau is an award-winning journalist and science communicator. Currently, she is splitting her time between Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, California.
She is Senior Storyteller in the Public Engagement department at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and freelances for magazines and science news websites in her spare time. As of 2019, she is on detail at NASA Headquarters as a public affairs officer for NASA’s Science Mission Directorate.
A lifelong nerd, Liz has written about a wide variety of topics for CNN Digital and premiere science magazines. She is personally interested in astronomy, particle physics, Alzheimer’s disease, allergies and, of course, the number pi.
Liz holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Princeton University (magna cum laude) and a master’s in journalism from Columbia University. In her spare time, Liz enjoys songwriting and playing keyboard. She was a musical accompanist at Relapse Theater in Atlanta, Georgia, until 2013, and performed improv comedy there in the show “Ultimate Improv Challenge.”
In 2014, Liz was selected to participate in the Atlantik-Brücke Young Leaders Conference near Munich, Germany. She is very interested in transatlantic issues and speaks basic German.
La escritora también habla español y le interesa mucho conectarse con una audiencia hispanohablante.