Jen Schwartz is a features editor at Scientific American who produces stories on the intersection of technology and society. She specializes in writing about how people and systems are adapting to climate change and digital disinformation. She co-led the magazine’s 2019 special issue, “Truth, Lies & Uncertainty,” about making sense of reality in unreal times, and contributed an essay about how everyone is an agent in the new information warfare. Her feature, "Underwater," about a New Jersey community that is radically adapting to sea-level rise, won the 2019 National Association of Science Writers "Science and Society" award. Jen previously worked as an editor or reporter at Popular ScienceGQNew YorkOutsideSelf, and The Boston Globe. She is a veteran researcher skilled in fact-checking and investigative reporting and holds a B.S. in journalism with a minor in environmental science from Boston University.