June 2014 Expert

Kristen  L. Cacciatore

Kristen L. Cacciatore

Chemistry Teacher, East Boston High School

Kristen L. Cacciatore, Ph.D, is a full-time chemistry teacher, science fair coordinator, and science program leader at East Boston High School.

Rick  Feinberg

Rick Feinberg

American Astronomical Society’s Press Officer and Director of Communications

Dr. Rick Fienberg is the American Astronomical Society’s Press Officer and Director of Communications.

David  Goldston

David Goldston

Director of Government Affairs at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)

David Goldston became Director of Government Affairs at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a leading environmental group, in July 2009.  In that …

Alyssa Goodman

Alyssa Goodman

Professor of Astronomy, Harvard University

Alyssa Goodman is Professor of Astronomy at Harvard University, and a Research Associate of the Smithsonian Institution.

Laura  Grego

Laura Grego

Senior Scientist, Global Security Program

Dr. Laura Grego focuses on the technology and security implications of national missile defense and of space security.

Renée  Hlozek

Renée Hlozek

Postdoctoral Fellow Princeton

Dr. Renée Hlozek is the Lyman Spitzer Jr.

Raquell Holmes

Raquell Holmes

Founder and Director of improvscience
Dr. Raquell Holmes is a pioneer in the use of improvisation and performance to advance communication and diversity in scientific research communities.
Courtney  Humphries

Courtney Humphries

Freelance Journalist and Author

Courtney Humphries is a freelance journalist and author in Boston who writes about new insights and developments in science, medicine, and the built …

Jeff  Lieberman

Jeff Lieberman


Jeff Lieberman explores the connections between the arts, sciences, education, creativity, and consciousness.

Ben  Lillie

Ben Lillie

High-energy particle physicist

Ben Lillie is a high-energy particle physicist who left the ivory tower for the wilds of New York’s theater district. He has a B.A.

Phil McKenna

Phil McKenna

Freelance Writer

Phil McKenna is a freelance writer interested in the convergence of fascinating individuals and intriguing ideas.

Brindha Muniappan

Brindha Muniappan

Director of Education and Public Programs, MIT Museum

Brindha Muniappan is the Director of Education and Public Programs at the MIT Museum.