Clay Routledge, PhD
Dr. Clay Routledge is an author, behavioral scientist, consultant, public speaker, and professor. He studies basic psychological motives and cognitive processes and how these motives processes influence wellbeing, physical health, cultural belief systems, and intergroup relations. He has published over 90 scholarly papers, co-edited two books on existential psychology, and authored the book Nostalgia: A Psychological Resource. He was also the lead writer for the TED-Ed animated lesson Why Do We Feel Nostalgia? His new book Supernatural: Death, Meaning and the Power of the Invisible World will be released in 2018. Dr. Routledge’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, John Templeton Foundation, and Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. You can find out more about Dr. Clay Routledge at clayroutledge.com.
Kavin is an author and public speaker covering science, health, medicine, agriculture, food, parenting and their intersection. She is a proud Science Mom, and is featured in the new documentary (sciencemomsdoc.com) about moms seeking to raise their children with facts rather than the fear and hype so common in the parenting world today.
Christopher S. Rogan
Dr. Chris Rogan is an Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Kansas.
K. Christopher Beard
Dr. Beard is a Distinguished Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and KU. His research focuses on reconstructing the origin and early evolution of the order Primates and its major clades. He is especially interested in documenting how changes in the Earth’s physical environment have impacted the evolution of early primates and other mammals.
Dr. Paulyn Cartwright is an Associate Professor of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at the University of Kansas. Her research focuses on understanding evolutionary patterns and developmental processes in medusozoans.