Murray Carpenter is the author of Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us, in addition to the writer of several investigative, caffeine‑related pieces published by the New York Times, Wired Magazine, National Geographic, NPR, and the Washington Post. His video production work with Reveal/The Center for Investigative Reporting, which focused on caffeine powder in soda, was nominated for an Emmy. Murray is a guest lecturer on journalism who has spoken at many colleges. He has a BA in Psychology from the University of Colorado and an MS in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana. He lives in Belfast, Maine, with his wife and two daughters.