Rebecca Bodenheimer

Rebecca Bodenheimer



Parenting, Higher Education, Pop culture, Media Representation


MA and PhD, University of California, Berkeley, BA, Barnard College



Rebecca has written for CNN Opinion, Today's Parent, Healthline, ThoughtCo,, the LA Times, NPR, Public Radio International, and many other publications. She is passionate about parenting and pop culture.

Rebecca is a San Francisco native and a longtime resident of Oakland who has worked as a full-time freelance writer and editor since 2016. Before that, she had a career in academia.


Rebecca Bodenheimer has her MA and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and her Bachelor's Degree from Barnard College.

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