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Michael Carlowicz

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Curriculum Vitae

Michael James Carlowicz EDUCATION The Johns Hopkins University - Master of Arts in science writing - 1994 The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund - Copy editing residency and scholarship - 1991 Georgetown University - Bachelor of Arts in English literature - 1990 EXPERIENCE Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA, April 2002 to present + Lead science writer and public information officer for media relations + Science writer and editor for Oceanus magazine  + Writer and editor for WHOI.edu web site + Editor of Currents magazine -- Vol. 9, No. 2, through Vol. 10, No. 4 + Issue editor of Oceanus magazine -- Vol. 43, No.1 (Coastal Oceanography) The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 9/93 to 12/02 Instructor in the College of Arts & Sciences, Advanced Academic Programs + Taught "Nonfiction Techniques"; "Science Fact and Fiction"; "Nonfiction Workshop"; "Contemporary Nonfiction"; "Introduction to Fiction and Poetry"; "Science Stories"; "Rudiments of Nonfiction" + Thesis advisor for four master’s degree candidates NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center (contractor), Greenbelt, MD, 5/97 to 4/02 Outreach coordinator/public information officer -- International Solar Terrestrial Physics program Eos, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C. - 10/95 to 5/97 Writer for weekly newspaper on science and policy of geophysics Clinical Laboratory News , Washington, D.C., 1/95 to 8/95 Writer for monthly newspaper on medical chemistry and business FDC Reports/The Gray Sheet , Chevy Chase, MD, 6/94 to 12/94 Reporter for weekly/daily newsletters on medical technology and business The Discovery Channel, Bethesda, MD, 1/91 to 8/93 Writer and assistant editor for Destination Discovery and TLC Monthly magazines The Times Herald-Record , Middletown, NY, 6/91 to 8/91 Copy editing intern for daily, five-edition tabloid newspaper FREELANCE CREDITS + Writer and photo editor of The Sun  (Harry N Abrams Books, June 2006) + Lead author of the popular science book: Storms from the Sun: The Emerging Science of Space Weather (The Joseph Henry Press, May 2002). + Freelance articles have appeared in Earth magazine; Discovery Channel Online; The Learning Channel; UPI; Destination Discovery ; Creative Wonders 3D Atlas; The Discovery Channel MEMBERSHIPS AND SERVICE National Association of Science Writers New England Science Writers Association University Research Magazine Association American Geophysical Union Selection Committee - Walter Sullivan Award for Science Journalism (2002 to 2004) Education and Outreach Committee - AGU Space Physics section (1998 to 2002) PERSONAL Guitarist and leader of children's choir - St Margaret's Church - Buzzards Bay, MA President of Baseball Clubs of Cape Cod (www.capebaseball.com); player-manager of the Mashpee Knights Baseball Club Married to Florence Langford Carlowicz and father to Rachel, Samantha, and Michael Jr.

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