Karen Masterson

Lecturer

703-402-1684
kmaster3@jhu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Biography
Teaching
Books

Karen Masterson just finished her first book, a historical narrative about the U.S. government's hunt for a malaria cure during World War II (NAL, Penguin, Oct. 2014). She researched the book while serving as an in-house malaria expert and writing coach at the Stimson Center, a Washington, D.C., think tank. She was a national reporter for the Houston Chronicle's Washington Bureau, and environmental reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer's South Jersey Bureau. She has also written for The (Baltimore) Sun, The Lancet, The Last Word on Nothing, and other blogs and publications.

Writing Health Baltimore

The Germ Theory in Literature