Beyond Jaws

Beyond Jaws

Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin interview shark scientists and conservationists to find out the steps they took that lead them to study and work with sharks. Interviews include stories of field shenanigans; career choices and advice; and, the science of sharks that may or may not include great white sharks...mostly not.

Recent Episodes

Sharks to Hagfish: Studying a diverse array of vertebrate species with Dr. Willy Bemis

Nov. 28, 2022

Dr. Willy Bemis joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the podcast today to discuss his career studying a variety of vertebrate species in the ocean from sharks to hagfish. He tells the podcast about his love for mentorin…

How the Sharks International conference was a success after a global pandemic with Ali Hood.

Nov. 14, 2022

Ali Hood joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the podcast to discuss how Ali and her colleagues planned a major International shark conference during a global pandemic and made it a success as a hybrid model of the virt…

Sharks for Kids with Jillian Morris-Brake

Oct. 31, 2022

Jillian Morris-Brake joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin to discuss how she got her career start working with sharks through fieldwork and developing her skills as a SCUBA diver and underwater photographer/videographer. C…

Shark Illustrations with Mark Dando

Oct. 17, 2022

Mark Dando joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the podcast to discuss how he developed a career in science illustration. Dave and Mark have collaborated on a number of shark life history projects and have a common pass…

From banker to CEO of the Shark Trust with Paul Cox

Oct. 3, 2022

Paul Cox joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin to discuss how he became the CEO of the Shark Trust. He also discusses how the Shark Trust is about to celebrate 20 years of the egg case hunt.  The Shark Trust is the official…

Prepare for shark science like Dr. Jenny Bigman

Sept. 19, 2022

Dr. Jenny Bigman joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the podcast to discuss how she knew what she wanted to do in her career since she was a little girl. She wanted to study sharks! Jenny tells the cohosts that she wro…

Creating a massive online open course on Sharks with Dr. Josh Moyer

Sept. 5, 2022

Dr. Josh Moyer joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the podcast to discuss why he and Dr. Will Beamish created a Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on Sharks and how it has served over 35,000 students since its inception…

Jeff Carrier on writing shark text books, teaching at Albion College, and being a broadcaster for Albion College Football

Aug. 22, 2022

Dr. Jeff Carrier joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the podcast to tell them the reasons why he coauthored and edited three editions of "Biology of Sharks and Their Relatives"; why he chose to teach at a college in Mi…

What happened to the Seal Island great white sharks with Wildlife Photographer, Chris Fallows

Aug. 8, 2022

Wildlife photographer and shark advocate, Chris Fallows, talks to Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin about how he got into wildlife photography and captured the epic shark predation photos from Seal Island that made white shar…

Forrest Galante is exploring the shark world on network TV

July 25, 2022

Forrest Galante joins Dr. David Ebert and Andrew Lewin on the first podcast of the second year of Beyond Jaws, where he tells them how he grew up exploring the bush of Zimbabwe; getting used to high school in Santa Barbara (…

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