Paul Raeburn is a journalist, author, and science expositor. He is currently author of the "About Fathers" column for Psychology Today.
Raeburn was the science editor and a senior writer at Business Week, and the science editor and chief science correspondent of The Associated Press. His work has appeared in The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Scientific American, Psychology Today, The Washington Post, Discover, Popular Science, Child, Self, and Technology Review.
Raeburn is a past president of the National Association of Science Writers and a recipient of its Science in Society Journalism Award.
Raeburn's first book, "The Last Harvest" (1995) was about the danger of monocrops in human food, his second book, "Mars" (1998) was about the planet Mars; his third book, "Acquainted with the Night" (2004) was a memoir of parenting children with depression; and his fourth book, "Do Fathers Matter?" (2014), was about the role of fathers in child development. His fifth book, "The Game Theorist's Guide to Parenting" (2016) was coauthored with Kevin Zollman.
Raeburn was raised in Detroit.