I’m available for paid speaking opportunities. I often speak to various audiences about topics including:
- Science writing (I’ve written a book on how to become a science writer)
- Science communication, also called SciComm: read my articles here
- Science policy
- Topics at the intersection of science and society
- Topics in neuroscience, especially cognitive and systems neuroscience
- Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
As a former scientist, I have also taught hands-on neuroscience courses at the K-12 and medical school levels, and lectured about neuroscience to students ranging from K-12 to postgraduate levels.
My former speaking engagements include:
- Georgetown University‘s Interdisciplinary Program in Neuroscience
- The University of Rochester‘s Department of Pharmacology
- Guest lecturer, “Experimental Therapeutics,” Fall 2020
- McMaster University‘s Engineering Graduate Society
- Guest speaker, “Science Communication Workshop: Engaging Broad Audiences,” January 20, 2021 [event link]
- University of Cincinnati‘s Center for Public Engagement with Science
- Guest speaker, “Effective Science Advocacy,” March 1, 2021 [event link]
- University of Minnesota Twin Cities‘ Twin Cities Science Policy Network
- Guest speaker, “Effective Science Advocacy,” May 25, 2021 [event info]
- University of Rochester‘s School of Medicine and Dentistry
- Guest lecturer, “Science Communication for Diverse Audiences,” December 2, 2021
- ScienceTalk 2022 Conference, Association of Science Communicators
I’ve also been a guest on many podcasts, which you can listen to here.
Please contact me to inquire about speaking opportunities.