Ross Andersen

Senior Editor, The Atlantic

Ross Andersen is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he oversees the science, technology, and health sections. He joined The Atlantic in 2015. He was previously the deputy editor of Aeonmagazine, and before that, he was the science editor of the Los Angeles Review of Books. In addition to his work as an editor, Andersen is known for his award-winning feature essays, which straddle philosophy, technology, science, history, and the arts. His work has been published in The Economist, Scientific American, and Government Executive magazines, among others. 

Videos/Audio of Ross Andersen

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