Hannah Nordhaus
Journalist in Residence

Hannah Nordhaus is a journalist and author who writes about history, science, and the natural world. Her work can be found in magazines such as National GeographicSmithsonianScientific AmericanHigh Country News, covering contested public lands in the American West, besieged beekeepers in California, beetle hunters in Oklahoma, and wildlife crime investigators in Oregon, among other subjects. She is currently a National Geographic Storytelling Fellow and Explorer, traveling with research teams searching for “lost species” that haven’t been seen in the wild for decades, and is author of two national-bestselling nonfiction books, The Beekeeper’s Lament and American Ghost. As a Journalist in Residence at CU, she is looking forward to a vibrant exchange of ideas, experiences, and perspective, and to meeting and mentoring a new generation of journalists who share a passion for observing and chronicling the world around us.