Jessica Baron

Copy Editor, Copywriter, Editor, Ghostwriter, Writer

Expert in STEM, medicine, and future tech ethics. Now writer, editor, consultant.

I have 8 years of experience as a writer, editor, and proofreader. I earned a PhD in History and Philosophy of Science from the University of Notre Dame in 2013. My areas of expertise range from health and wellness to future technology, but I have a broad range of knowledge and interests. I’m passionate about creating good content and helping people turn their ideas and drafts into compelling copy.

I have written articles for the Huffington Post, Aeon Magazine, The Daily Beast, and recently became a contributor at I also have extensive experience with research, interviews, and writing for professional newsletters and websites. I created the website and authored all the content for an annual top 10 list of ethical dilemmas in emerging technologies at, which has over a quarter of a million readers.

I have edited countless pieces of academic research for a popular audience and teach communication courses. For two years I served as the Managing Editor for a top-tier academic journal and have experience editing and proofreading work by non-native English speakers.
Content Types
Article, Blog Post, Whitepaper, Social Copy, Website Copy, Interview, Press Release, Infographic Copy, Presentation, Landing Page
More Information
University of Notre Dame, PhD in History and Philosophy of Science
SUNY Buffalo, MA in Ancient History (Medicine)
SUNY Buffalo, BA in Medical Anthropology
South Bend, IN, USA|English

Published Content

Will all this new med tech compromise our privacy?
January 11th, 2019
Russia to briefly “turn off” country’s Internet access. But why?
February 23rd, 2019
Posting About Your Kids Online Could Damage Their Futures
December 16th, 2018
Why Ruin 5G Before It's Here? AT&T To Give Customers Fake 5G Icon Next Year
December 23rd, 2018
Will Trump's New Artificial Intelligence Initiative Make The U.S. The World Leader In AI?
February 11th, 2019
Will We Soon Be Able To Control How Our Data Is Stored And Shared?
February 22nd, 2019
Welcome the robo-reformation.

Annual Top 10 List of Ethical Dilemmas and Policy Issues in Science and Technology that I developed and authored. I also created the website, which has an audience of over a wuarter of a million viewers internationally.

December 3rd, 2017
Don't Bet Your Life On Wearable Fitness Trackers

A look at the new life insurance program that invites customers to hand over fitness data from wearable devices.

October 14th, 2018
Feminist Icon Florence Nightingale Would Be Horrified at the Bible Museum’s Depiction of Her

A look at Florence Nightingale's representation in the Museum of the Bible.

September 15th, 2018
Don't Believe The Headline Hype When It Comes To Genomics Research

Discussion of new genomics research and science communication issues with popular audiences.

October 22nd, 2018
We Need To Work Harder To Make Software Engineering More Ethical

Report on a study that showed ethical codes had little effect on ethical decision making by engineers. A call to action for creating ethics standards for future engineers.

October 17th, 2018
Chinese Video Game Using Facial Recognition To Monitor Its Players

Article on Chinese gaming giant Tencent's use of facial recognition software to monitor its players.

November 1st, 2018
What You Should Know About the Resignation of a Leading Cancer Doctor

A look at a recent scandal at a major cancer center involving unethical behavior by research scientists.

September 14th, 2018
Don’t Let Your Kids Give In to Robot Peer Pressure

Discussion of a study showing that children can be influenced by robot peer pressure, even when they know they are wrong.

September 11th, 2018
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