Drake P. Bennett has been a staff writer at Bloomberg Businessweek since October 2010. He has written features and cover stories on topics ranging from robotics to anarchist activism to soccer match-fixing to the airline industry.
Previously, he was the staff writer for the Boston Globe Ideas section, where he wrote about science, politics, legal affairs, economics, the environment, social science research and other topics. Before that, he was a writing fellow at The American Prospect. His freelance work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times Book Review, Wired and Slate, among other publications. His stories have been anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing and the Best Business Writing and he was a finalist for the 2013 Gerald Loeb Award for magazine writing.
He received an A.B. from Harvard University, and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.