Stand-up Comedians + Scientists + Beers = Stand Up Science with Shane Mauss
Sat, Jan 5, 2019 from 8pm - 10pm
STAND UP SCIENCE with SHANE MAUSS
and special guests Sara Waters, Anthony Lopez and Caitlin Weierhauser
Award-winning stand-up comedian and science podcast host Shane Mauss presents Stand Up
Learn and laugh as local scientists, comedians and other special guests join Shane to bring you a
one-of-a-kind show that is equal parts ahas and hahas
Shane Mauss leads two lives. In one life, he tours full-time as a stand-up comedian. Shane has
brought his unique blend of absurdist humor, thoughtful insights and storytelling to cities all
over the world, as well as TV spots on Conan, Kimmel, Comedy Central, Showtime, BBC, Epix
In his other life as the host of the podcast Here We Are, he’s interviewed over 200 of the
world’s leading academic experts about our most fascinating traits and behaviors while finding
the funny in the innermost workings of life. Each week Shane illuminates a new area of
research for the show’s 50,000 loyal listeners, earning a 5-star rating on iTunes.
Sara Waters is an Assistant Professor of Human Development at Washington State University
Vancouver. She investigates the impact of stress, from healthy stress to trauma, on young
children's development and what parents and society can do about it. Her work has been
featured on U.S. World News with Diane Sawyer, National Public Radio, and KGW 8 Portland
Today as well as in the London Times and Psychology Today.
Anthony C. Lopez
Anthony C. Lopez is Associate Professor of international relations and political psychology at
Washington State University, Vancouver, and serves as Associate Editor of the web
magazine This View of Life. His research explores the psychological causes and consequences of
inter-group violence, with a particular interest in questions of political radicalization and
hatred, as well as the triggers of inter-state warfare. Dr. Lopez applies an evolutionary
perspective to these questions, arguing that the human species is equipped with a “coalitional
psychology” that is active in the interpretation of many group dynamics, such as group conflict
Caitlin Weierhauser is pretty fun. Based in Los Angeles, by way of Portland, they bring coach
vibes and joyfully-tantrum-prone attitude with their stand up. Their credits include Just For
Laughs, New Faces 2018, Portland's Funniest Person 2017, ";Charlie" in The Benefits of
Gusbandry on Amazon Prime, and"Flo" in Disney's Timmy Failure movie.
One night only!