Naila Moreira

Writing Instructor for Science Writing; Lecturer in English Language & Literature; Director, Journalism Concentration

Naila Moreira

Contact & Office Hours


Spring 2022

Tuesday 3:30-4:30, Wednesday 8:30-9:30, and by appt.

Seelye Hall 307

413-585-3036

Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan

B.A., Amherst College

Biography

Naila Moreira (she/they) is the science writing specialist in the Jacobson Center and directs the Journalism Concentration. She teaches ENG 136: Journalism Principles and Practice, as well as introductory science writing courses on water resources and climate change. She has co-taught data journalism in the department of Statistics and Data Science and taught environmental communication in the department of Environmental Science and Policy.

Naila has published in the areas of science journalism, nature writing, fiction, and poetry in venues including The Boston GlobeDaily Hampshire Gazette, and a variety of literary journals such as Terrain.org and The Connecticut River Review. Her middle grade novel is forthcoming from Walker Books US in spring 2023. She holds a doctorate in geology from the University of Michigan. She plays ultimate frisbee and birdwatches in her free time.