May Wang is a Brooklyn-based writer celebrating the intersections of culture, history, and ecology. She was the 2020–22 Writing and Reporting Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks, where she covered the institution’s research initiatives and historic gardens. She received her A.B. in comparative literature and a secondary in astrophysics from Harvard University, focusing on concepts of physics, geography, and evolution in nineteenth-century novels, particularly those of George Eliot. Her work has also appeared in the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Magazine, the Plant Humanities Lab, and the Harvard Political Review.