Science reporter and radio journalist
Dean is a reporter for Columbia Journalism Investigations, a news team based at Columbia University, where he covers climate change and public health. His work has been published by NPR, The Guardian, Mother Jones, The Texas Tribune, Grist, Center for Public Integrity and others. Formerly, for NPR's Here & Now and On Point, he produced daily stories on technology, politics and the arts.
In 2019, he earned a Master of Arts in science reporting from Columbia Journalism School.
Stories, Essays, Projects
A selected collection of my stories on science, the environment, public health, and other issues.
How a decade of neglect and politics undermined the CDC’s fight against climate change.
We’re digging into the stressful toll of wildfires, hurricanes and floods — and now COVID-19 on top of them.
May 4, 2020 | Center for Public Integrity