Kurt is the Director of Communications at CIFAR.
Prior to joining CIFAR, Kurt was Associate Director of Communications at the University of Toronto, Scarborough. He is a long-time science writer, whose career included nine years as a North American correspondent for New Scientist magazine. His work has appeared in Nature, the Economist, Scientific American Mind and other publications. He holds a Master in Science Journalism from Johns Hopkins University, and a BS in Journalism and a BA in English from Ohio University.