About Robert Lee
Robert Lee Hotz writes for The Wall Street Journal, where he explores new research and its impact on society. In his reporting, he ranges broadly across the research horizon, from climate change, cosmology and molecular medicine, to evolution, neuroeconomics and new insights into the human brain.
Mr. Hotz has twice been a Pulitzer Prize finalist and then shared in The Los Angeles Times’ 1995 Pulitzer Prize for articles about geophysics and the Northridge Earthquake.
He is president of the Alicia Patterson Foundation, which funds independent journalism projects around the world, and a distinguished writer in residence at New York University.
He also is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; an honorary life member of Sigma Xi, The Research Society; and is the past president of the National Association of Science Writers.
TEDGlobal 2010, TED2009
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