Past Speakers

Feb. 1, 2018–Megan McCall, Ph.D. / “Antarctic Adventures”

Dr. Megan McCall has been teaching science for 17 years and is currently the STEAM Coordinator at Bayside Academy. She completed her Ph.D. in Instructional Design and Development from the University of South Alabama in the Spring of 2017 and has a Master’s in Science Education and undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from the School of Engineering at Auburn University.

Past Speakers

Jan. 18, 2018–Doug Phillips–Host, Emmy winning program “Discovering Alabama”

Brief Bio Highlights – Dr. Doug Phillips Popularly called simply “Dr. Doug,” Doug Phillips is known widely for his adventurous travels in Alabama’s wildlands as host of the highly-rated public television program Discovering Alabama, an educational documentary series featuring the natural history and natural wonders of Alabama. In addition to creating and producing this Emmy – honored series, Dr. Phillips

Past Speakers

Jan. 11, 2018–Eleanor Inge Baker / Author, “Bon Temps – Alabama’s Mardi Gras”

Eleanor Inge Baker Though Eleanor Inge Baker has never before attempted to pen a volume of this magnitude, what she lacks in experience she makes up for in enthusiasm. She made her debut in Mobile in 2001 as Lady Eleanor Jane Inge, wore bright red lipstick everywhere she went, and after that first season of Mardi Gras revelry, gained a