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Emily Graslie

Chief Curiosity Correspondent

Brain Scoop
  • Writer, producer, co-creator and host of The Brain Scoop, an educational YouTube channel that explores behind-the-scenes of The Field Museum in order to share the work of scientists and the value of research collections with the world 
  • Commandeers social media across a variety of platforms with a fiery zest [Facebook!
  • Public spokesperson on behalf of The Field Museum at events in and around the Chicago area, ranging from traditional print media to new digital platforms, television and radio and everything in between
  • Travels the United States to spread the good word about the importance of science literacy at universities, museums, conferences and conventions galore

Additional Information


BFA: Studio art, painting
The University of Montana, Missoula



Grants & awards

Named "Best Celebrity Nerd of 2014" by Chicago Magazine

Crain's Chicago Business: Top Twenty in their 20's for 2014

2014 MUSE Award: Gold, 'Digital Communities' category, from the American Alliance of Museums

The Webby Awards 2014: Honoree: Best Web Personality/Host

The Guardian: #15 in The Top 30 Young People in Digital Media