Kate Brown

Kate Brown is an associate professor of history at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County. Her book Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters, supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship, is out now.

Medical Examiner
April 18 2013 12:58 PMLife in a Real Nuclear WastelandStrange illnesses in one of the most contaminated towns in the world challenge what we think we know about the dangers of radioactivity.
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Working
Dec. 18 2014 4:49 PM Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.