Aaron Krol supports ESI’s engagement activities within MIT and with the world at large. He helps to write and produce the TILclimate podcast and develop original content for the MIT Climate Portal, providing easy-to-understand information on climate change for a broad public audience. He also promotes ESI’s research and education activities, builds relationships with MIT’s various environmental labs, centers and student groups, and coordinates workshops, lectures, and other events.
Formerly, Aaron worked as a science journalist, covering genetics, computational biology, and medical informatics for the magazine Bio-IT World. He received his MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College and has received poetry fellowships from organizations including the Massachusetts Cultural Council, and his children’s book A Cloud in a Jar is forthcoming from Page Street Publishing.
Although his natural habitat is the Chesapeake Bay, Aaron has enthusiastically adapted to New England, where he can be found birdwatching from Cape Cod to the coast of Maine. He lives in Lowell, Massachusetts.