Kate Brown
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.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.