Mariel wears a black turtle neck with buttons on the side. Her curly hair is pulled back.

Mariel Carr

Manager of Video and Podcast Production

Mariel Carr is the manager of video and podcast production. She produces the Distillations podcast and videos. She has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley, Graduate School of Journalism, where she studied documentary filmmaking, and a bachelor’s degree in religion from Vassar College. Mariel has previously worked as a video and radio producer at KALW radio in San Francisco and PBS’s Frontline, and as a teaching artist at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Stories from Mariel Carr

Mummies and the Usefulness of Death

What do ancient Egyptian mummies, early modern medicines, a 19th-century philosopher, and a 21st-century chemist have in common?