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Award-Winning Scientist, Author, Educator, and Film Producer

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 Sean Carroll Biography

Sean B. Carroll is an award-winning scientist, author, educator, and film producer. He leads the Department of ScienceEducation of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the largest private supporter of science education activities in the US, and is the Allan Wilson Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Wisconsin.

An internationally-recognized evolutionary biologist, Carroll's laboratory research has centered on the genes that control animal body patterns and play major roles in the evolution of animal diversity. In recognition of his scientific contributions, Carroll has received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Sciences, been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and elected an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization.

A prominent science communicator in print, on radio, and on television, Carroll is the author of The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters (Princeton University Press), Brave Genius: A Scientist, A Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize (Crown, Random House), Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species, which was a finalist for the 2009 National Book Award for non-fiction (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), The Making of the Fittest (2006, W.W. Norton) and of Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo (2005, W.W. Norton). He also wrote a regular feature "Remarkable Creatures" for the New York Times Science Times. For his many literary contributions, Sean received Rockefeller University's Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science in 2016.

Carroll is also author of the student text Into The Jungle: Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution (2008, Pearson, Benjamin Cummings), co-author with Jen Grenier and Scott Weatherbee of the textbook From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design (2nd ed, 2005; Blackwell Scientific) and with Anthony Griffiths, Susan Wessler, and John Doebley of the textbook Introduction to Genetic Analysis (10e, 2011, W.H. Freeman and Co.).

Carroll has served as executive producer or executive in charge of several feature documentary films or series including The Farthest (2017), Amazon Adventure (2017), The Lucky Specials (2017), Spillover: Zika, Ebola & Beyond (2016), Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink (2014) and Your Inner Fish (2014), as well as approximately twenty short films, which have garnered various awards. His first two books were the basis for, and Carroll was the scientific consulting producer of, a two-hour NOVA special What Darwin Never Knew that was first broadcast in December 2009 on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species.

For his educational contributions, Carroll has received the Stephen Jay Gould Prize for the advancement of the public understanding of evolution from the Society for the Study of Evolution, the Distinguished Service Award of the National Association of Biology Teachers, and the Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Award from the Society for Developmental Biology. and numerous honorary lectureships. Carroll was named one of America's most promising leaders under 40 by TIME Magazine in 1994.

He earned his B.A. in Biology at Washington University in St. Louis (1979), his Ph.D. in Immunology at Tufts Medical School (1983), and carried out his postdoctoral research with Dr. Matthew Scott at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He has received an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Minnesota (2009) and from Tufts University (2017).

Sean lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland with his wife Jamie.

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Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize

Brave Genius: A Scientist, a Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize

Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

Into The Jungle: Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution

Into The Jungle: Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution

The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

The Making of the Fittest: DNA and the Ultimate Forensic Record of Evolution

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo

Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo

From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design

From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design

Speaking Topics
  • The New Science of Evo Devo & the Making of the Animal Kingdom

  • Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

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Sean Carroll

Award-Winning Scientist, Author, Educator, and Film Producer

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Sean Carroll Biography

Sean B. Carroll is an award-winning scientist, author, educator, and film producer. He leads the Department of ScienceEducation of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the largest private supporter of science education activities in the US, and is the Allan Wilson Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Wisconsin.

An internationally-recognized evolutionary biologist, Carroll's laboratory research has centered on the genes that control animal body patterns and play major roles in the evolution of animal diversity. In recognition of his scientific contributions, Carroll has received the Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Sciences, been elected to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, named a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and elected an Associate Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization.

A prominent science communicator in print, on radio, and on television, Carroll is the author of The Serengeti Rules: The Quest to Discover How Life Works and Why It Matters (Princeton University Press), Brave Genius: A Scientist, A Philosopher, and Their Daring Adventures from the French Resistance to the Nobel Prize (Crown, Random House), Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species, which was a finalist for the 2009 National Book Award for non-fiction (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), The Making of the Fittest (2006, W.W. Norton) and of Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo (2005, W.W. Norton). He also wrote a regular feature "Remarkable Creatures" for the New York Times Science Times. For his many literary contributions, Sean received Rockefeller University's Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing About Science in 2016.

Carroll is also author of the student text Into The Jungle: Great Adventures in the Search for Evolution (2008, Pearson, Benjamin Cummings), co-author with Jen Grenier and Scott Weatherbee of the textbook From DNA to Diversity: Molecular Genetics and the Evolution of Animal Design (2nd ed, 2005; Blackwell Scientific) and with Anthony Griffiths, Susan Wessler, and John Doebley of the textbook Introduction to Genetic Analysis (10e, 2011, W.H. Freeman and Co.).

Carroll has served as executive producer or executive in charge of several feature documentary films or series including The Farthest (2017), Amazon Adventure (2017), The Lucky Specials (2017), Spillover: Zika, Ebola & Beyond (2016), Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink (2014) and Your Inner Fish (2014), as well as approximately twenty short films, which have garnered various awards. His first two books were the basis for, and Carroll was the scientific consulting producer of, a two-hour NOVA special What Darwin Never Knew that was first broadcast in December 2009 on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Darwin’s On the Origin of Species.

For his educational contributions, Carroll has received the Stephen Jay Gould Prize for the advancement of the public understanding of evolution from the Society for the Study of Evolution, the Distinguished Service Award of the National Association of Biology Teachers, and the Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Award from the Society for Developmental Biology. and numerous honorary lectureships. Carroll was named one of America's most promising leaders under 40 by TIME Magazine in 1994.

He earned his B.A. in Biology at Washington University in St. Louis (1979), his Ph.D. in Immunology at Tufts Medical School (1983), and carried out his postdoctoral research with Dr. Matthew Scott at the University of Colorado-Boulder. He has received an honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Minnesota (2009) and from Tufts University (2017).

Sean lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland with his wife Jamie.

Sean Carroll Videos

  • Endless Forms Most Beautiful - YouTube
  • Year of Darwin-Sean B. Carroll - YouTube
  • Sean B. Carroll on the theory of evolution - TVO - YouTube

Sean Carroll Books

Sean Carroll Speaking Topics

  • The New Science of Evo Devo & the Making of the Animal Kingdom

  • Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

FAQs on booking Sean Carroll

  • How to book Sean Carroll?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sean Carroll for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Sean Carroll, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sean Carroll or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sean Carroll?

    Booking fees for Sean Carroll, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sean Carroll, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sean Carroll?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sean Carroll for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sean Carroll for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sean Carroll or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sean Carroll or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sean Carroll is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sean Carroll for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Sean Carroll generally travels from Chase, MD, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Gregory Stock, Thomas Perls, James Canton, Jon Landau and Bob Hirschfeld. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sean Carroll for an upcoming event.

Sean Carroll Speaker Videos

  • Endless Forms Most Beautiful - YouTube
    Year of Darwin-Sean B. Carroll - YouTube
  • Sean B. Carroll on the theory of evolution - TVO - YouTube
    Q&A - The Rules that Govern Life on Earth - with Sean B Carroll ...
  • Evolutionary Biologist Sean B. Carroll: Bringing Science to Life ...
    The Rules that Govern Life on Earth - with Sean B Carroll - YouTube

Sean Carroll Speaking Topics

  • The New Science of Evo Devo & the Making of the Animal Kingdom

  • Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species

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