Thomas Shellhammer Oral History Interview (2 of 2)
Dr. Thomas Shellhammer is the Nor’Wester Professor of Fermentation Science and is an internationally recognized expert in hops chemistry. In this interview he talks about growing up in San Jose, early memories of his father's work as a field biologist studying fire ecology and his mother's work as an arts educator, and his early interest in the sciences. He also discusses his food and fermentation sciences education at UC Davis, internships or work experiences during his path from BS to PhD, and early impressions of Oregon State's Food and Fermentation program. Shellhammer also discusses topics such as the demographics of the industries over time, as well as his observations of the industry's patterns of growth and contraction. This interview was conducted by Tiah Edmunson-Morton at Weigand Hall on the campus of Oregon State University.
Oregon Hops and Brewing Archives Oral History Collection
Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Oregon State University Libraries
February 14, 2017
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Wiegand Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon