Public Engagement

Selected Events

The Creativity Revolution for “Yale Explores”, Art Institute of Chicago
October 14, 2019

Story Collider: Hard Science
May 5, 2017

World Science Festival: Nevertheless, She Persisited
June 1, 2017

Science Happy Hour at BAR, New Haven
April 23, 2019
May 3, 2016
October 16, 2014

Physics Slam on Ice, Ridder Arena, Milwaukee, MN
Ourteach event associated with the Snowmass Planning Meeting, August 2013

Op Eds

Edge Annual Question:
2017: “Blind Analysis”
2016: “Hope Beyond the Higgs boson”
2015: “Any Questions?”
2014: “Aesthetic Motivation”

“Let Them Play the Game: When Lectures Fail as a Teaching Tool”, InsideHigherEd, April 23, 2014

“Aesthetic Motivation: A Scientific Idea Ready for Retirement?”, January 2014

“The Still Tolerated Gender Bias in Science”, TED Blog, March 29, 2013

“High Energy Physics Is Still a Worthwhile Investment”, The Atlantic, March 5, 2013

“New Years Resolutions of a New Particle: The Higgs Boson”, Huffington Post, December 20, 2012


August 10, 2018: Science Friday (PRI on NPR), “Science in Motion”, 

December 22, 2017: Science Friday (PRI on NPR), “Physics on the Edge”, 

April 2, 2014: WNPR, Local Public Radio Station in CT, interview leading up to the showing of Particle Fever in Hartford, CT. Link:

October 30, 2013: VPR, Vermont Public Radio, interview before University of Vermont Colloquium, Link:


January 20, 2017: Yale Spectrum Podcast (Episode 2)

September 27, 2011 Workstew Podcast: Regarding the “superluminal neutrino” result, Link: