The New York Times

The Fight to Tame a Swelling River With Dams That May Be Outmatched by Climate Change Mar. 22, 2019

Archaeologists and Metal Detectorists Find Common Ground Jan. 17, 2017

Need Better Morale in the Workplace? Simulate a Plane Crash Jan. 8, 2017

Choke Point of a Nation: The High Cost of an Aging River Lock Nov. 23, 2016

A Mail Boat Stays Afloat Aug. 20, 2016


Undark Magazine

Navigating a Sea of Superlatives in Pursuit of the Asian Carp June 25, 2018

(republished in Scientific American)


Crain’s New York Business

Fighting the Tides of Change in Red Hook Jan. 23, 2018


Pacific Standard

A Movement Against the Melting Pot Dec. 12, 2017


The New Yorker [online]

The Lost-Jewelry Hunters Jan. 21, 2016


The Wall Street Journal

Losing to Illinois at Tug of War Puts Iowa at the End of Its Rope Sept. 7, 2016

Pittsburgh Tries to Eat Its Way Through a Savage Weed May 23, 2016

Gull Migration Adds Hitchcock to Tugboat Dock June 27, 2015

At This Giant Flea Market, the Big Haul Goes to the Porters June 12, 2015

Did Dinosaurs Have Lips? Paleoartist Puts a Face on Ancient Bones Mar. 21, 2015

This Old-Fashioned Printing Shop Knows Where It’s @ Nov. 3, 2014

A Hobby With Some Heavy Lifting March 14, 2016

A Trail Designer’s Job: Get Inside Hikers’ Minds June 2, 2015

Having a Ball: Young New Yorkers Revive Old Dance Craze  March 25, 2015

Chief Engineer for Governors Island Ferry Commutes From Detroit Area Nov. 14, 2014



In the “Black Mayonnaise” of Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal, Alien Life Is Being Born Mar. 22, 2016



“Should Paris become Pair-EE?” The American media’s pronounced struggle with foreign languages Jan. 12, 2016


The Christian Science Monitor

In New York, Mexico’s richest immigrants lend hand to their countrymen Oct. 26, 2015



After Hastening Gentrification, A Brooklyn Super Has Regrets May 12, 2014