Laura Allen is the editorial producer and interim associate director of the American Museum of Natural History’s Science Bulletins program, which produces videos for exhibition at the museum, and other public spaces, that highlight cutting-edge scientific research and issues.
With a degree in biology from Bates College, Allen has been writing and producing pieces about the natural sciences for 20 years. In 2012, she was the lead writer of the new interpretive panels for the restored dioramas in the museum’s historic Hall of North American Mammals. She has also been a regular contributor to Popular Science magazine. Her work for both independent and collaborative projects has earned awards from the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, the Association of Educational Publishers, the Science magazine Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge, and other competitions.