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Mariette DiChristina-Gerosa Edit Profile

magazine editor , Science writer

Mariette DiChristina-Gerosa, American publishing executive. Named one of Three Wise Women of 2009, National Organization Italian American Women. Member of Science Writers New York (chair 2001-2004), Society Environmental Journalists, National Association Science Writers (president since 2009), American Society Magazine Editors.

Background

DiChristina-Gerosa, Mariette was born on April 16, 1964 in North Tarrytown, New York, United States. Daughter of Francis Paul and Loretta Theresa (Pasquantonio) Di Selina Christina.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, Boston University, 1986.

Career

Reporter Gannett Westchester Newspapers, New Rochelle, New York, 1986-1987. Copy editor Popular Science magazine Time Incorporated, New York York City, 1987-1988, associate editor, 1989-1994, senior editor, 1994—1997, executive editor, 1997—2001. Executive editor Scientific American magazine Nature America, Inc., 2001—2009, acting editor-in-chief, 2009, editor-in-chief, since 2009.

Science writer in residence University Wisconsin, Madison, 2005. Adjunct professor New York University, since 2006.

Membership

Member of Science Writers New York (chair 2001-2004), Society Environmental Journalists, National Association Science Writers (president since 2009), American Society Magazine Editors.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading natural history, hiking, American historical travel, museums, handcrafts.

Connections

Married Carl John Gerosa III, October 30, 1989. Children: Mallory Claire, Seline Marie.

father:
Francis Paul Christina

mother:
Loretta Theresa (Pasquantonio) Di Selina Christina

spouse:
Carl John Gerosa III

children:
Mallory Claire DiChristina-Gerosa

Seline Marie DiChristina-Gerosa