May 2023: In Southern California, everything is blooming everywhere all at once — Interviewed by Corinne Purtill, Los Angeles Times
Apr 2022: Disney Planet Possible: Protecting the treasures of Joshua Tree National Park — Interviewed by Rob McMillan, ABC7 (video embed above)
Apr 2022: California Joshua tree is not threatened, regulators say. It could bring more development — Interviewed by Louis Sahagún, Los Angeles Times
Mar-June 2022: Media coverage of “Nondisclosure of queer identities is associated with reduced scholarly publication rates” (Nelson et al. 2022) — ScienceInsider, Times Higher Education, Inside Higher Ed, Agencia SINC (en español), Discover, Physics World, Physics Today
July 2020: Unlocking Joshua tree’s gene code could aid at-risk desert fixture — Interviewed with Chris Smith about the Joshua Tree Genome Project, by Doug Puppel, for KNPR’s State of Nevada newsmagazine.
Oct 2019: Controversial ‘gay gene’ app provokes fears of a genetic Wild West — Quoted on a campaign to remove a direct-to-consumer genetic test for sexual orientation, by Amy Maxmen, in Nature News.
Aug-Sept 2019: Interviews in multiple outlets, commenting on the first large-scale genomic study of sexual orientation, by Ganna et al. — BBC World News, WBUR, KCBS News Radio San Francisco, The New York Times, New Scientist, Out Magazine, GEN, OneZero
June 2019: ‘Now I know I’m not alone.’ Study highlights challenges LGBTQ workers in STEM face — Q & A by Katie Langin, with Queer in STEM collaborators, about Mattheis et al. (2019), for Science Careers.
Sept 2017: The Geographic Mosaic of Coevolution — Toby Fountain, for the Slightly Evolved podcast.
Apr 2017: Scientists divided over impact of Washington’s March for Science — Ivan Semeniuk, for The Globe and Mail.
July 2016: How queer scientists are shaping their future with a survey — Sarah Scoles on Queer in STEM and LGBTQ experiences in science, for Wired.
Mar 2016: Studying the science of science — Interviewed as part of Jane C. Hu’s article on scientists turning the scientific method on the culture and practice of science itself, for Science Careers.
Mar 2016: Scientists want to unlock the Joshua tree’s secrets — Chris Clarke reports on The Joshua Tree Genome Project, for KCET.
Aug 2015: Most gay and lesbian researchers are out in the lab — Interviewed by Marla Broadfoot about the Queer in STEM study, for Nature.
Oct 2013: LGBT scientists find varying acceptance in academia, industry — Interviewed by Katelyn Faulks about the Queer in STEM study, for Minnesota Daily.
Oct 2013: Queer science: LGBT scientists discuss coming out at work — Interviewed by Vivian Underhill about the Queer in STEM study, for Bitch Magazine.