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  • October 20, 2015. “Public Perception of Animals in Research.” Society for Neuroscience Conference. Chicago, IL.
  • October 10, 2015. “Embracing the B word: Social Media and Branding.” ScienceWriters2015 Conference. Cambridge, MA.
  • April 7, 2015. Pub Science Trivia Night, Columbia Memorial Space Center (MC). Downey, CA.
  • March 5-8, 2015. Nat Geo WILD “Wild to Inspire” Short Film Competition (Judge), Sun Valley Film Festival. Sun Valley, ID.
  • February 24, 2015. Science Communication Workshop. Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics. Auburn, AL.
  • February 6, 2015. First Fridays Science Salon. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA.
  • January 31, 2015. Science Communication Workshop. Southern California Marine Mammal Workshop. Newport Beach, CA.
  • November 4, 2014. “Alternative Careers: Science Communication.” UCLA Department of Biology. Los Angeles, CA.
  • October 14, 2014. “Social Cognition in Newly Hatched Chickens.” USC Developmental Psychology Brownbag Seminar. Los Angeles, CA.
  • August 13, 2014. “What can we learn about love and sex from the animal kingdom?” BINA LA Summer Salon. Los Angeles, CA.
  • February 27, 2014. “Preparing for Non-Academic Jobs.” USC Department of Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.
  • February 4, 2014. “Shouting for Sex: What (if anything) can we learn about mating from other animals?” NerdNite LA, Los Angeles, CA.
  • October 30, 2013. “Paleontology and the Media: Communicating Your Research to the Popular Press.” 73rd Annual Society of Vertebrate Palentology Conference. Los Angeles, CA.
  • February 22, 2013. Q&A following a screening of Bestiaire. “Science on Screen” at The Cinefamily, Los Angeles, CA.
  • February 20, 2013. “Your Primal Instincts: What (if anything) can we learn about mating from other animals?” MindshareLA, Los Angeles, CA. (Video possibly NSFW)
  • December 13, 2012. “How does environmental enrichment influence activity in captive meerkats?” Los Angeles Zoo Behavioral Research Symposium. Los Angeles, CA.
  • April 21, 2012. “Using Social Media to Communicate About Physiology and You.” Experimental Biology Conference, San Diego, CA.


  • August 6, 2015. Nerd Alert/TYT Network
  • July 30, 2015.Huffington Post Live. Does Trophy Hunting Aid Conservation Efforts?
  • April 20 and May 18, 2015. Everything You Didn’t Know About Animals (Nat Geo WILD, USA).
  • January 13, 2015. Nerd Alert/TYT Network
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  • May 23, 2014. Huffington Post Live. Panel discussion on the science of dying from a “broken heart.”
  • February 26, 2014. Take Part Live (Pivot TV, USA). Panel discussion about Fukushima, ocean health, marine life, and science communication.
  • February 17, 2014. Huffington Post Live. Panel discussion about the euthanasia of a Copenhagen Zoo giraffe and ethics at the zoo.
  • February 9, 2014.. Al Jazeera America News, 8pm Pacific/11pm Eastern. Interview about the euthanasia of a young giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo.
  • November 21 and 28, 2013. Animal Odd Couples (BBC One, UK).
  • October 30, 2013. Take Part Live (Pivot TV, USA). Panel discussion about dolphins, animals in captivity, and the award-winning documentary The Cove.


  • December 14, 2015. “Talk Nerdy” podcast with Cara Santa Maria.

  • September 1, 2015. “Meanwhile in the Future” podcast hosted by Rose Eveleth.
  • July 30, 2015. Take Two, 89.3 KPCC, Los Angeles, CA.
  • July 30, 2015. The Takeaway, Public Radio International.
  • July 29, 2015. CBC Affiliates: Edmonton, Victoria, Yellowknife, Whitehorse, Toronto, St. John’s, Sudbury, Window, Winniped, Montreal, Ottawa, Calgary, Kelowna, Saskatchwan, Vancouver. Canada.
  • May 13, 2015. “Eyes on Conservation” podcast with Matthew Podolsky.
  • July 18, 2014. “Know Brainer” podcast with Christina Ochoa.
  • April 21, 2014. “Talk Nerdy” podcast with Cara Santa Maria.
  • February 5, 2014.Tangentially Speaking” podcast with Chris Ryan.
  • July 24, 2013. James Valentine Afternoons, ABC 702, Sydney, Australia.
  • June 6, 2012. The Aaron Rand Show, CJAD 800, Montreal, Canada.