Christopher Comer, Dean
Director, Master's Program in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism
JRNL105X Global Current Events, Honors
Associate Professor Nadia White joined the faculty in 2006 after a career in newspaper journalism that included work throughout the West and in Washington, D.C.
She specializes in environmental and public affairs journalism, and teaches courses in science journalism, global current events and reporting. She is the director of UM's master's program in environmental science and natural resource journalism.
Nadia graduated from Bates College with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a concentration in Asian literature. She earned a master’s degree in journalism from the Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Before coming to UM, Nadia reported for Maine’s Lewiston Sun, Minnesota’s Stillwater Gazette and the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. She was a reporter and editor at the Casper Star-Tribune in Wyoming and in the paper’s Washington, D.C., bureau.
Nadia has received several awards for her reporting and writing, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science Award of Excellence for work on brucellosis in central Asia; the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Best Columnist of the Year Award; and several Associated Press Public Service awards.
She received a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado in 2004-05 and a World Affairs Fellowship from the International Center for Journalists in Washington, D.C., in 2003.
School of Journalism
Area of Expertise
College Media; Energy Industry Reporting; Rural Journalism; Small Non-Profit News Business Models
Food Energy Water Focus
UM BRIDGES Partner (unable to offer fellowships) - Science communication
UM Bridges Department
Pedagogy Department Field
Society of Environmental Journalism, academic member
WyoFile.com, board member