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Q&A with the 2013 McGrath Fellows

Interviewed by Emily Schuster This interview appeared in the January/February 2014 issue of Dimensions magazine. Last October, a museum director from Brazil, a museum educator from Uruguay, a science teacher from Zimbabwe, and a deputy general director of a brand new science park in Israel joined nearly 1,700 attendees from 43 countries at the 2013... Read More

Q&A with Jeffrey Rudolph

Interviewed by Joelle Seligson This interview appeared in the November/December 2013 issue of Dimensions magazine. Thirty-one years ago, Jeffrey Rudolph entered the science center and museum field “more or less by mistake.” Chance events led Rudolph, now president and CEO of the California Science Center (CSC) in Los Angeles and president of the California Science... Read More

Q&A with Chevy Humphrey

 Interviewed by Joelle Seligson This interview appeared in the September/October 2013 issue of Dimensions magazine. How can a child follow the paths of a musically inclined mother and a science-oriented father? Chevy Humphrey, president and CEO of the Arizona Science Center in Phoenix, managed to do both. She worked with the Houston and Phoenix symphonies... Read More

Q&A with Alejandro Frank

Interviewed by Joelle Seligson This interview appeared in the July/August 2013 issue of Dimensions magazine. Alejandro Frank had been a nuclear physicist for around 25 years when, as he explains it, he “turned toward the children.” Eight years ago, Frank, professor of physics at the Nuclear Science Institute of the National Autonomous University of Mexico... Read More

Q&A with Ilan Chabay

Interviewed by Joelle Seligson This interview appeared in the May/June 2013 issue of Dimensions magazine. “It was a case of professional schizophrenia—but a very useful one,” laughs Ilan Chabay about his varied career path. He has dabbled in the natural sciences, exhibition design, museum administration, and higher education. Currently professor and senior fellow at the... Read More

Q&A with Ainissa Ramirez

Interviewed by Joelle Seligson This interview appeared in the March/April 2013 issue of Dimensions magazine. Whether it’s the world’s biggest wardrobe malfunction or MacGyver meets Survivor, Ainissa Ramirez knows that generating interest in science requires a hook. A professor at Yale University, Ramirez prefers the title “science evangelist”—in her words, a person who “takes the... Read More