About Matthew Rozsa

Matthew Rozsa is a professional writer whose work has appeared in multiple national media outlets since 2012 and exclusively at Salon since 2016. Throughout his career he has covered politics, culture and social issues. Today he is primarily a science journalist, one who focuses on the broad spectrum of topics related to climate change.

He received a Bachelor’s degree in History from Bard College in 2006, a Master’s degree in History from Rutgers-Newark in 2012 and left Lehigh University as ABD in its History PhD program in 2023. He interviewed former President Jimmy Carter in 2018, was a guest on Fox Business in 2019, repeatedly warned of President Donald Trump’s impending refusal to concede during the 2020 election, spoke at the Commonwealth Club of California about QAnon in 2021, was awarded a science journalism fellowship from the Metcalf Institute in 2022, appeared on NPR in 2023 and interviewed former Senator Joe Lieberman in one of his last media appearances (Lincoln Forum Bulletin, 2024).

He has interviewed many prominent figures (reflecting his diverse interests) including Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak (1999-2001), animal scientist and autism activist Temple Grandin, inventor Erno Rubik, epidemiologist Monica Gandhi, theoretical cosmologist Janna Levin, mRNA vaccine pioneer Katalin Karikó, philosopher of science Vinciane Despret, actor George Takei (“Star Trek”), Ambassador Michael McFaul (2012-2014), economist Richard Wolff, director Kevin Greutert (“Saw VI”), model Liskula Cohen, actor Rodger Bumpass (“SpongeBob Squarepants”), Senator John Hickenlooper (2021-present), Internet pioneer Leonard Kleinrock, comedian Bill Burr (“F Is for Family”), novelist James Patterson (“The President’s Daughter”), comedian David Cross (“Scary Movie 2”) and right-wing insurrectionist Roger Stone.

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