Media Expert

I frequently serve as an expert for media outlets. I’ve been quoted, referenced and highlighted in publications including:


See below for a full list of my media references and mentions.


In this 2019 television broadcast, I talk to Sky News Australia about Harambe the gorilla three years after his death. I answer questions about why Harambe’s death went viral and why he became a meme shortly afterward.

We explore both the scientific and social media angles of the tragedy.



In addition to traditional academic scholarship, I have frequently had my work published in publications like TIME, the Washington Post, Fortune, and others.

See below for a full list of my public writing for the media.


Who Owns Your Tattoo?

In this article, which appeared in TIME, The Conversation, and elsewhere, I explain that the tattoos people have on their bodies may not belong to them.