Communicating historical research with the public is an important part of my job. I welcome press inquiries on the history (and how it connects to the present) of the following topics:
- Legal History
- Intellectual Property, especially Trade Secrecy
- Industrial Espionage
- History of Science/Technology
- Scientific espionage in the 20th century
- Occupation of Germany
- Science and Diplomacy
- Business History
- Technology Transfer
Examples of Popular Press
Chemical Heritage Foundation’s Distillations podcast, “Stealing Industry Secrets: Not as Easy as You Think.” Online at: http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/media/distillations/204-stealing-industry-secrets-not-as-easy-as-you-think.aspx. Taped July 28, 2015.
Creator, HistoriCal Outreach podcast (historicaloutreach.blogspot.com) – This podcast interviews late-stage UC Berkeley History PhD candidates about their dissertations, with the aim of making cutting-edge historical research accessible and engaging for the broader public. Now managed as a permanent institution by the History Graduate Association.
Science, Spies and History blog (http://sciencespiesandhistory.blogspot.com/)
-Example post: “Grant-Writing in Graduate School” http://sciencespiesandhistory.blogspot.com/2015/02/on-grant-writing-in-graduate-school.html
“Learning to Code, Learning to Collaborate.” Guest post at Berkeley Digital Humanities blog (9 July 2015): http://digitalhumanities.berkeley.edu/blog/15/07/08/learning-code-learning-collaborate