Nina has worked as a freelance writer and editor since 1993. Although she's a scientist by training, her work has covered the gamut from the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay to parenting issues and concerns. She has written, edited and created graphics for scientific reports and books, magazines, newspapers and journals. She earned a bachelor's degree from Tufts University and a master's degree from the University of Virginia. She moved to the area in 1986 and lives in Annapolis with her husband and two daughters.