Public Engagement

Selected Events

Science Happy Hour at BAR, New Haven
October 16, 2014

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

Op Eds

“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


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:


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