Lisa Jo Rudy


Lisa Jo Rudy
Lisa Jo Rudy


Green Lifestyle, Natural Science, Climate Crisis


Wesleyan University (BA), Harvard University (MDiv)


Lisa has been writing for Dotdash since 2005 and works with a wide range of educational publishers, conservation nonprofits, and research institutions. She has written for science museums, nature centers, zoos, and state parks, and was the writer for exhibit projects focused on Earth’s past and future. Lisa digs deeply into topics ranging from green living to Earth and ocean science and is passionate about exploring ways to make environmentally sound choices about everything from architecture to zoology.


Lisa has worked with major environmental organizations to create environmentally-focused content for kids and adults for such groups as Earthwatch, EarthZine (IEEE), National Science Foundation, Trout Unlimited, and National Geographic Education. She developed educational projects focused on Earth science with Space Telescope, Smithsonian Institution, Discovery, Franklin Institute, Drexel University, Citizen Science, and more. In addition, Lisa has extensive experience writing about green living, gardening, construction, and spirituality for print and online publications.


Lisa holds a B.A. in Humanities from Wesleyan University and a Masters in Divinity from Harvard University.

Other work:


Treehugger and Dotdash

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