Steven Powell

Steven Powell

Senior science writer, News and Internal Communications

803-777-1923

Office: War Memorial
spowell2@mailbox.sc.edu

Covering: engineering and computing, biological sciences, chemistry, biochemistry, earth and ocean sciences, geography, mathematics, physics, astronomy and statistics

Steven Powell grew up in Blacksburg, Va., a college town located in the mountains in the southwestern part of the state. After attending Penn State for two years, he transferred to the College of William and Mary, graduating in 1989 with dual concentrations in chemistry and English literature.

He worked as a copyeditor at Science magazine and a book editor for the American Chemical Society before earning a doctoral degree in organic chemistry from Duke University. He was a freelance science writer and editor in Durham, N.C., before joining USC's News and Internal Communications office in 2011.

News and Internal Communications

Jeff Stensland
Associate Director, News & Internal Communications
803-777-3686

Peggy Binette
Assistant Director
803-777-7704

Frenché Brewer
News Writer
803-777-3691

Steven Powell
Senior Science Writer
803-777-1923

Megan Sexton
Senior News Writer
803-777-1421

Liz White
Internal Communications Coordinator
803-777-2848