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With Dr. Kerry Spencer Pray who teaches Scientific Communication at Stevenson University, in Owings Mills Maryland, US.

Dr. Kerry Spencer Pray received an Honors undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, where she studied English, Chemistry, and Music. Her Master's thesis considered the way Newtonian Physics were applied and misapplied to 18th century Enlightenment philosophy, and during her PhD at Bangor University, she created an algorithm that can predict book sales with an r = 0.7. Kerry currently teaches Scientific Communication at Stevenson University, in Owings Mills Maryland in the US. She is married to Heather Pray and has two children and a very smelly dog.

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