K. C. Cole, a longtime science writer for the Los Angeles Times, is a Professor Emerita at USC’s Annenberg School for Journalism. Cole’s writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Smithsonian, the Columbia Journalism Review, Newsweek, Esquire, Ms., The Washington Post, and many other publications. She won an EMMA (Exceptional Merit in Media Award) from the National Women’s Political Caucus for her LA Times op ed: “Why Does CEO Mean White Male?” (2013). Her work was featured in The Best American Science Writing, and The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2002. Visit her website.