Dr. Marissa Grunes is a literary scholar, science writer and Harvard PhD currently living at McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica. She has held several postdoctoral fellowships has been published in Nautilus, The Boston Review, and elsewhere.
Dr. Marissa Grunes is a literary scholar and science writer currently living at McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica. She earned a PhD in English Literature from Harvard University in 2019 and has held postdoctoral fellowships from several institutions, most recently the Center for Public Humanities at Arizona State University. Her articles on the cultural and environmental history of Antarctica have appeared in The Paris Review, Atlas Obscura, Nautilus, The Boston Review, and elsewhere.