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Josh Gellers

Irvine, California, United States

Email: josh.gellers@gmail.com

Josh Gellers is a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine and freelance writer. Gellers has been published on a variety of topics ranging from El Nino and American voting behavior to reality dating shows and Jewish culture. His work has been featured in the American Chronicle and its 20 online affiliates, Cube-Side, the Weekly Procrastinator, the Florida Geographer, the Independent Florida Alligator, the Miami Herald, the Shpiel, and the UF International Review, in addition to international conference proceedings. Gellers likes to elicit discussion of controversial social and political issues through his witty and often sardonic writing style.

Gellers attended the University of Florida where he earned a BA in Political Science magna cum laude with a minor in Geography and a certificate in International Relations in December 2005. Gellers was awarded an MA in Climate & Society at Columbia University in 2007. He has interned at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Kinetix, an environmental consulting firm, and the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at Columbia University and has consulted for the United Nations Development Program. When not putting pen to paper, Gellers spends his time playing guitar and the drums, stretching the limits of his cooking ability, traveling, and enjoying the California coastline.

Interests: All things political including domestic politics and international relations, popular culture, psychology, and the environment.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Reality TV Romance: Fast Food Dating for the Technology Age
  • Rise to Challenge of Minus-Grades
  • Distortion 101: A Lesson from the New York Times
  • Distortion 101: A Lesson from the New York Times
  • Heat Wave Causing New Yorkers to Act...Like New Yorkers
  • A History of Violence: How the Mass Media Has Distorted the Israel-Lebanon Conflict
  • Lieberman Suffering From Premature Evacuation
  • Taking the Chicken Out of the Donkey: Problems Facing Democrats
  • Guantanamo: An American Quandary in Paradise
  • Guantanamo: An American Quandary in Paradise
  • Taking the Chicken out of the Donkey: Problems Facing the Democrats
  • Nova Portable Cafeteria to Ease Lunch Crunch
  • The U.S. Constitution: Unlimited Elasticity and Universal Applicability
  • Coulter Crosses Line of Decency with Caustic Remarks
  • Bleaching, Blooms, and Economic Blight: El Niño’s Effects on the Western Coast of South America
  • Here Comes the Rain Again: Flooding and Disaster Mitigation in Peru, A Case Study from the ’97-’98 El Niño
  • Consensus Statements on Global Climate Change: An Indicative Summary
  • Public Opinion on Global Climate Change: An Indicative Summary of Polling Data
  • Apathy returns with era of one-party election
  • Abortion not akin to genocide
  • Our Birkenstock Brothers
  • Your T-Shirt Speaks for Itself
  • Homeland Security Cuts Put Bite in Big Apple
  • Spelling Bees: A Life Lesson for Parents
  • The Next Attack on America: A Constitutional Amendment