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MSI Experts and Scientists Available to Media

The Museum of Science and Industry offers a variety of experts in science, STEM education, exhibition development and administration that are available to the media for general interviews and topical commentary.

The Museum’s Education Initiatives are a great resource for those working on stories about the need for improvement in our country’s STEM education and what organizations like museums can do to improve it.

MSI also offers a demonstration team who can bring science concepts to life by planning a fun and compelling hands-on science segment for broadcast media.

To book an interview

Contact pr@msichicago.org. 

president and ceo

Dr. Chevy Humphrey

Content expertise: museums as educational resources, leadership in the 21st century, connecting with diverse communities

senior exhibit developer

Dr. Olivia Castellini

Content expertise: physics, materials science, quantum mechanics, microscopy, women in science, communicating science to the public

Chief Learning and Community Partnership Officer

Dr. Jessica Chavez

Content expertise: organizational leadership, science education, community outreach

director of collections and head curator

Kathleen McCarthy

Content expertise: collections care and maintenance, Museum history, exhibit development, museum storytelling

Content expertise: history of science and technology, history of astronomy/space sciences, women/gender in the history of science and technology, artifact biography

director of science and technology

Dr. Patricia Ward

Content expertise: genetics, personalized medicine, cell biology, immune systems, exhibit technology, women in science