Eva Botkin-Kowacki is a staff reporter on the science, environment, and technology team. Previously, she was the Robert Cowen Science Journalism Fellow at the Monitor. She first joined the Monitor as an intern in June 2014.
Eva has also reported for The Reading Eagle in Reading, Penn., The Tennessean in Nashville, Tenn. and The Recorder in Greenfield, Mass. She holds a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.
At the Monitor, Eva covers everything under the sun and beyond. She is particularly interested in anthropology, human impacts on the Earth, the relationship between non-scientists and science, and the scientific method.
During her stint at The Reading Eagle, Eva was part of a reporting team that dug into the story behind the trash piling up in the county. The resulting piece, "Landfill capital of Pennsylvania," won first place in the Special Project category at the Pennsylvania Keystone Press Awards.