Joe Hanson

Science Writer, Biologist, Video Producer & Educator

Joe Hanson Biography

Joe Hanson, Ph.D., is a science writer, biologist, video producer, and educator. His quest is to explore ways that digital storytelling can help people think more deeply about the universe they live in.

He’s the creator and host of It’s Okay To Be Smart, an award-winning science education show from PBS Digital Studios that celebrates curiosity and the pleasure of finding things out. It’s Okay To Be Smart has amassed 2.6 million subscribers and earned more than 200 million views on YouTube. In 2017, Joe won the Webby Award for Best Web Personality for his work on It’s Okay To Be Smart.

Joe is also the creator and co-host of Hot Mess, a show about climate change and the environment from PBS Digital Studios.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, and his science writing has been published by WIRED, Nautilus, Scientific American and Texas Monthly. One time, he had a Twitter conversation with an astronaut while they were in space. Joe lives in Austin, TX.

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Joe Hanson Videos

Sofa Science with Joe Hanson (It's Okay to be Smart) - YouTube
Joe Hanson on the Red Carpet at the 21st Annual Webby Awards ...

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Joe Hanson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Joe Hanson for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Joe Hanson generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Joe Hanson for an upcoming event.

Joe Hanson Videos

Sofa Science with Joe Hanson (It's Okay to be Smart) - YouTube
Joe Hanson on the Red Carpet at the 21st Annual Webby Awards ...

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