Social and Urban Issues
University of California at Santa Cruz
Jennifer Hattam is a writer and editor specializing in coverage of environmental, social, and urban issues, as well as arts, culture, food, and travel.
Jennifer's work has appeared in BBC Wildlife, The Christian Science Monitor, CityLab, Discover, GOOD, Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Washington Post, Wired, Yale Environment 360, and others. She wrote for Treehugger from 2008 to 2012.
Jennifer holds a B.A. in community studies with a journalism minor from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
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