Charlotte Stevenson

Program Specialist
Charlotte Stevenson
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Ms. Stevenson is a senior science writer with a graduate-level foundation in research science and a strong background in environmental policy and politics. She has been a science writer for USC Sea Grant for 13 years. She has a broad portfolio in writing, ranging from highly technical research papers to programmatic writing such as strategic planning and grant reporting. She also works in creative forms such as articles, blogs, op-eds, essays, and documentary scripts. Ms. Stevenson has an M.S. and B.S. in Biology from Stanford University, where she spent many years at Hopkins Marine Station in Monterey, CA. She was a 2006 John A. Knauss Legislative Marine Policy Fellow and subsequently a staffer in the House of Representatives, Natural Resources Committee. Over the last decade, she has also written for Scripps Institution of Oceanography and the California Ocean Science Trust and published freelance pieces in publications such as UNDARK, The Chestnut Review, American Literary Review, The New York Times Online, ECO Magazine, and was shortlisted in the 2023 Prism International 2023 creative nonfiction contest. 



  • B.S. Biological Sciences, Stanford University
  • M.S. Biological Sciences, Stanford University