The Workplace of Information and Media Relations welcomes Daegan Miller as its new science author, masking the Faculty of Pure Sciences and Faculty of Info and Laptop Sciences.
Miller succeeds Jan Lathrop, who was an integral a part of the UMass Amherst effort to publicize the various achievements of its scientific researchers. Lathrop retired from the place in December, after 12 years with the Information Workplace.
Miller involves the UMass Amherst neighborhood from his earlier put up because the outreach and communications supervisor for the NASA Well being and Air High quality Utilized Sciences Workforce, which was headquartered on the College of Wisconsin-Madison. In that function, Miller labored with a staff of scientists to assist inform the story of their utilized analysis with articles, movies, photographs, and shows appropriate for a wide-ranging viewers, from members of most people to the State Division.
No stranger to the halls of academe, Miller earned a Ph.D. in environmental historical past and the historical past of science, and has taught at Cornell College, the College of Wisconsin-Madison, the College of Michigan and Portland State College. He’s thrilled to have landed at UMass Amherst. “My ardour,” he says, “is to assist translate cutting-edge tutorial analysis into tales for a well-read, clever, however non-specialist viewers.”
Miller could be reached at email@example.com or 413-362-9754.