I enjoy sharing my love of science through the lens of whiskey.

Sharing manifests through writing, public lectures, workshops, courses and appearances/interviews oftentimes in collaboration with Rob Arnold* (the head distiller at F&R Distillery) and Mags Rittby** (a physicist at TCU).



Shots of Knowledge: The Science of Whiskey with Rob Arnold, TCU Press. 2016



Whiskey and Cherry Blossoms
Distiller Magazine (Summer issue)

Teaching Whiskey to College Students
Washington Post, Aug 24, 2018 (HERE)

Twenty Bars in Two Days:  A Whiskey Professor Sips San Francisco Fort Worth Inc.  Jan/Feb 2018



Past Lectures - Shots of Knowledge: The Science of Whiskey

November 3, 2017 - Copia, Napa (Culinary Institute of America)***

August 27, 2017 - IdeaFestival, Louisville KY

August 16, 2017 - Reata, Fort Worth***

July 20, 2017 - Botanical Research Institute of Texas*** (sans me)

June 14, 2017 - Read Between the Lines, Dallas***

May 26, 2017 - Elixir, San Francisco

May 20, 2017 - Trinity Hall Pub, Dallas***

April 28, 2017 - TCU Leadership Series (x2)

April 4, 2017 - Friends of the Library, TCU, Fort Worth*

March 7, 2017 - PUBlic Knowledge, FW Museum of Science & History at World of Beer, Fort Worth**

February 21, 2017 - Faculty Favorite Lecture Series, TCU, Fort Worth

December 2016 - Fort Worth Museum of Science & History

Past Workshops & Courses

Bourbon: Science & History - TCU Silver Frogs, Fa 2017 (1.5h x 4wk)

Science of Scotch - TCU Silver Frogs, Spr 2017, (1.5h x 4wk)


Science Insider (Water & Whiskey) - Aug 2017

Print - "10x10" in Malibu Magazine, May-June Issue 2017

Television - "The Bookmark" hosted by Christine Brown, public television, KAMU, College Station TX*

Radio - "Think" hosted by Krys Boyd on public radio, KERA, Dallas TX* aired December 20, 2017

Book Signings

Rahr Brewery - November 16, 2016