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Who We Are

Leah Campbell
Communications Specialist

About Leah

Leah joined the National Drought Mitigation Center staff as a communications specialist in summer 2022. She has an M.S. in Science Writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she also wrote for the MIT School of Science Communications Office. Previously, she worked as a social scientist in North Carolina researching intergovernmental relationships around disaster aid and inequities in hazards planning. Her work has been published in Undark, Grist, and Inside Climate News. More of her stories can be found at leah--campbell.com.  


  • M.S. in Science Writing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2022
  • B.S. in Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, 2015