Karen Judson taught biology laboratories at Black Hills University in Spearfish, SD., high school sciences in Idaho, and grades one and three in Washington state. She is also a former laboratory and x-ray technician and completed two years of nurses' training while completing a degree in Biology.
Karen has worked as a science writer since 1983. She has written relationship, family, and psychology articles for a variety of magazines, including a series of high school classroom magazines, making a total of 500 articles published. Karen writes science and relationship books for teenagers. (Enslow and Marshall Cavendish publishers.)
Her book for teens, Sports & Money: It's a Sell Out, made the New York City Public Library's list of best books for teens in 1995. Another book for teens, Genetic Engineering, was chosen by the National Science Teachers' Association as one of the best science books for children in 2001 and was featured on the NSTA website.