Kasandra Brabaw

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  • Someone once said they would pay $50 to attend one of Kasandra's monthly dinner parties.
  • Her science-minded writing has gotten her gigs editing five popular behavioral science books.
  • It's her mission to find the perfect doughnut in New York City.


Kasandra has been a professional writer for nearly 10 years, with work at places like Refinery29, Women's Health, SELF, Well+Good, and more. Her writing often explains the science of things like a common cold, the color of your poop, or relationship problems. Kasandra's personal passion for food and cooking led her to Mashed.


Kasandra has bachelor's degrees in English and physics and a master's degree in journalism from Syracuse University.
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