Photo by Doug Ramsey (1999)
Peter N. Spotts
9 Martha's Way
Franklin, MA 02038
The Christian Science Monitor -- September 1976 to present
The Miami Herald --
September 1974 to September 1976
- Science reporter -- September 1994 to present
editor -- January 1993 to September 1994
editor -- December 1988 to January 1993
writer -- April 1988 to December 1988
correspondent -- February 1987 to April 1988
editor -- June 1986 to February 1987
- Staff editor,
national news -- April 1980 to June 1986
correspondent (Chicago) -- March 1979 to April 1980
- 2006-2008 -- Judge for AAAS Science Journalism Award
-- Judge for the American Institute of Physics science-writing award
(chairman of the judging panel from 2003-2006).
- 2002 -- Member of
the screening committee for the Knight Science Journalism
Fellowships at MIT.
- 1994 -- Member of
advisory committee on the reorganization of publishing activities of
The Christian Science Publishing Society.
- Invited speaker/panelist
at the National Academy of Sciences (1993), American Meteorological
Society Annual Meeting (2002, 2009), American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting (2009).
- B.A. in
journalism from the University of Miami (Fla.), cum laude, December 1974
Assignments have taken me to Canada, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, The Netherlands, Germany,
France, Switzerland, The Dominican Republic, and to ice camps on the
Ice Cap, as well as to locations throughout the United States.
Association of Science Writers
- New England
Science Writers (Treasurer)
Association for the Advancement of Science
- Phi Kappa
Phi scholastic honor society
- Kappa Tau
Alpha journalism honor society