Timothy Oleson

Science Writer, Earth Magazine


Tim is a recovering lab scientist and perpetual student who is remaking himself into a science writer. Having recently received a master’s degree from the Pro-Track journalism program, he is primarily interested in magazine-style writing and multimedia production, along with science communication and outreach. He previously earned an M.S. and a Ph.D. in geology from UW-Madison with a focus on biogeochemistry, and a B.S. in chemistry from Tufts University. His main areas of interest span the physical sciences, with a particular emphasis on geoscience and chemistry.  Oleson is currently a staff writer for Earth magazine