Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1993. Master of Science in Mathematics, Yale University, New Haven, 1995. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1996.
Corresponding New Scientist Magazine, Washington, 1997—2000. Writer Science Magazine, 2000—2005. Associate professor New York University, New York City, since 2005.
Married Meridith Walters Walters, August 6, 2005.