Thursday, November 26, 2020

Justin Karter

Science News Editor

Justin is a writer, researcher and community organizer with graduate degrees in both journalism and community psychology.

He brings a particular interest in examining and decoding underlying bias in the news, deconstructing cultural narratives of mental health and reimagining the institutions built on these assumptions. He has worked in grassroots movements for social change in Buffalo and in Pittsburgh, where he also founded the annual Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium. He is a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at UMass Boston, an active student member of the Society for Humanistic Psychology, and is currently working on several scholarly projects at the intersection of psychology, social theory, and philosophy.