Elena Conis

Elena Conis

Faculty

Alumni

Office: 124A North Gate Hall

Elena Conis is a writer and historian of medicine, public health, and the environment. Prior to joining the Graduate School of Journalism, she was a professor of history and the Mellon Fellow in Health and Humanities at Emory University; the Cain Fellow at the Science History Institute; and an award-winning health columnist for the Los Angeles Times. She is the author of Vaccine Nation: America’s Changing Relationship with Immunization; How to Sell a Poison: The Rise, Fall, and Toxic Return of DDT; and, with Aimee Medeiros and Sandra Eder, Pink & Blue: Gender, Culture, and the Health of Children. Her research has been supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Institutes of Health, and she is an affiliate of Berkeley’s Department of History and UCSF’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. She holds a PhD in history of medicine from UCSF; masters degrees in journalism and public health from Berkeley; and a bachelors degree in biology from Columbia University. For more information, check out www.elenaconis.com.

TEACHING SCHEDULE:

Sec. Title Time Location
1 J200 Reporting the News – Health & Environment
Fall 2018
M 9:00 - 12:00 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
002 J200 Reporting the News – Health, Science & Environment
Fall 2022
M W 9:00 - 12:00 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
002 J200 Reporting the News – Health, Science and Environment
Fall 2021
M W 9:00 - 12:00 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
001 J200 Reporting the News: Health and Environment – Section 001
Fall 2019
M 9:00 - 12:00 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
1 J211 Reporting the News Lab
Fall 2018
Th 1:00-4:00 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
002 J211 Reporting the News Lab – Health
Fall 2022
W 9:00 -12:00 (Starts Aug 31) 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
002 J211 Reporting the News Lab – Health, Science & Environment
Fall 2021
W 9:00 -12:00
001 J211 Reporting the News Lab: Health and Environment-Section 001
Fall 2019
T 2:00-5:00 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
1 J226 Reporting on Health
Spring 2018
Th 10:00 - 12:00 106 North Gate (Upper News) — 106 North Gate (Upper News)
1 J226 Science Denial: Role of the Media
Spring 2019
Th 9:00 - 12:00 108 North Gate (Lower News) — 108 North Gate (Lower News)
001 J226 Science Denial: Role of the Media
Spring 2020
Th 9:00 - 12:00 108 North Gate (Lower News) — 108 North Gate (Lower News)
001 J226 Science Reporting
Spring 2022
Tu 2:00 - 5:00 142 North Gate (Library) — 142 North Gate (Library)
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Spring 2022
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
17 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Spring 2019
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Fall 2019
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
17 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Spring 2018
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
17 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Spring 2019
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Fall 2022
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Fall 2019
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Spring 2020
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
3 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Fall 2018
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Spring 2021
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Fall 2021
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
003 J294 Master’s Project Seminar – Conis
Fall 2020
By appt. By appointment — By appointment
002 J298 – Narrative Capstone
Spring 2022
W 9:00 - 12:00 127 North Gate (Fishbowl) — 127 North Gate (Fishbowl)
035 J298 – Narrative Capstone
Fall 2022
Th 9:00 - 12:00 108 North Gate (Lower News) — 108 North Gate (Lower News)

REPORTING INTERESTS

Environment, Gender/Sexuality, HPV, Health, Science, Social Issues, chicken pox, journalism, measles, mumps, vaccines

MEDIA PLATFORMS

Narrative Writing