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Ashley Smart

About Ashley Smart

Ashley Smart is associate director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a senior editor at Undark magazine. He is a co-editor of A Tactical Guide to Science Journalism: Lessons From the Frontlines, published in 2022 by Oxford University Press. He wrote a KSJ Science Editing Handbook chapter on op-eds and essays. Ashley was previously a senior editor at Physics Today magazine and a 2015-16 Knight Science Journalism Fellow.

Smart has served on the advisory boards of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing and The Open Notebook, and he holds a Ph.D. in chemical and biological engineering from Northwestern University.