Alex Berezow: The Caffeinated Scientist

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Alex BerezowDr. Alex Berezow is an author, science writer, and a U.S./European political affairs writer. His most recent books are The Next Plague and How Science Will Stop It (May 2018) and Little Black Book of Junk Science (June 2017). Currently, he is Senior Fellow of Biomedical Science at the American Council on Science and Health.

Dr. Berezow is also a monthly columnist for the Puget Sound Business Journal and a member of the USA Today Board of Contributors. Additionally, his work has appeared in Wall Street Journal, BBC News, The Economist, and many other publications. In 2012, he co-authored the book Science Left Behind. Formerly, he was the founding editor of RealClearScience and an assistant editor of RealClearWorld.

On Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:30 pm PT, you can hear “Real Science with Dr. B” on the Kirby Wilbur Show.

In 2010, Dr. Berezow earned a Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Washington. Originally from southern Illinois, he currently lives in Seattle.

Budapest- May 2013Dr. Berezow has been profiled by The Washington Times, Mic, and The Southern Illinoisan. His Amazon author profile can be seen here. Previously, he authored the blog “The Ministry of Science” at Forbes.

For several months, Dr. Berezow worked as Business Operations Manager for an education technology startup and as Business Development Manager for a biotech startup, both in the Seattle area.

Though he claims humble Midwestern roots and common sense values, in reality, he is often found spending an inordinate amount of money drinking fancy coffees (specifically, triple-shot, iced, vanilla lattes). He is also known to vacation frequently in Europe with his Polish-born wife.

Dr. Berezow also enjoys chess. (Test your wits with the Chess Puzzle on the right!) And the map below depicts his globetrotting adventurism.

Trips to Europe: 22
Countries visited: 25
Deportations: 0