Emily Rhode


Durham, North Carolina

Emily Rhode Treehugger writer
Emily Rhode


Environment, Science


Dickinson College, Arcadia University


Emily Rhode is a science writer, communicator, and educator with over 20 years of experience working with students, scientists, and government experts to help make science more accessible and engaging.


Emily began her science writing career with Science Connected Magazine, and has also written for The Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network 360 site and Health Digest. Her environmental writing has been featured in Nature Education. She has also co-authored several books about urban gardening, sustainable agriculture, and human-ecosystem interactions, as well as collections of standards-based experiments for K-12 students.

Her experience includes teaching outdoor environmental education on a barrier island, grant writing for a domestic violence resource center in Belize, and helping her high school students learn the nitrogen cycle. Most recently, Emily has spent almost 9 years communicating with residents and businesses in her city about water pollution issues. In addition, she is the founder and principal at Storied Science LLC.


Emily holds a B.S. in Environmental Science from Dickinson College and an M.Ed. in Secondary Science Education from Arcadia University. She is currently completing the Science Writing certificate program at UC San Diego.

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