Marianne (English) Spoon

Marianne Spoon
Communications, Science Writer

Years at WID

2012 - present2015


Marianne Spoon leads the communications office at WID, where she’s constantly learning about new research and ideas. She produces written and multimedia stories, coordinates with media interested in WID, and manages the Institute’s website and social media accounts.

Before joining WID, she studied primate behavior and worked as a freelance journalist for several media outlets, including the Discovery Channel, and Atlanta’s NPR affiliate.


  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Georgia
  • B.A., Journalism, University of Georgia
  • M.A., Science Writing, University of Wisconsin–Madison


National Association of Science Writers (NASW)