Media Interviews & Appearances

RECENT: 2015 - 2017

Three-Part Twin Series.

Today Show, NBC, June 23, 2015.

Twins: Switched at Birth.

Top of the Mind, with Julie Rosen, BYU Radio, July 13, 2015.

Separating Twins in School.

NewsTalk, 1010AM, Bell Media, Toronto, September 3, 2015.

“‘Faculty Members’ Research on Twins Reveals ‘Nature vs. Nurture Insights.’”

Orange County Register (CSUF Supplement), October 29, 2015, p. 1-3.

Twins Reared Apart.

BBC Newshour, Taped November 13, 2015; Airdate: TBD.

Twins Reared Apart.

Sunday Sequence, BBC, Belfast, Ireland, Taped: November 20, 2015; Aired: November 22, 2015.

“Jack Yufe, a Jew Whose Twin Was a Nazi, Dies at 82.”

Grimes, W. New York Times, November 14, 2015, p. B8. (similar story in the Los Angeles Times and Associated Press)

“Twin Birth Rate Is At An All Time High.”

NPR: WBUR (Boston, MA), December 29, 2015.

Twins and Sports.

NPR: Only a Game (Boston, MA), Taped: January 7, 2016.

“Twin Peak.”

Chandler, J. Orange County Register, January 19, 2016, 1, 6,7

“Seeing Double.”

Orange Coast Magazine, February, 2016, 90-91.


SBS, Insight, Sydney, Australia, taped March 8, 2016; March 15 and 22, 2016.


ABC Radio 702, Sydney, Australia. September 17, 2016.

“For Twins, Picking a College Can Be Doubly Complex.” Gail Rosenbloom, Twins.

Talking Points. Beach TV: California State University, Long Beach, Taped: September 23, 2016; airs October 2016,

Twin Sisters Separated at Birth Reunite.

Good Morning America, ABC January 11, 2017.

Twin Sisters Separated at Birth Reunite.

Nightline, ABC, January 13, 2017.

“Mother of Rare Biracial Twins Born in Illinois Speaks Out: ‘We Don’t See Color.’”

Rose Minutaglio, People Magazine,

“‘Love is Love:’ Rare Biracial Twins Born in Illinois.”

Alexandria Fisher, NBC Chicago, January 25, 2017,

Twins. Quirks & Quarks

CBC Radio One, Toronto, Canada. February 2, 2017,

“Just Alike: Twins Separated at Birth.”

CBS Sunday Magazine, February 5, 2017.

“The Power of Siblings.”

Orange County Register (Life Style), Jill Hamilton, February 22, 2017, pp.1-2.

Twin Mythconceptions.

NPR: Airtalk with Larry Mantle. Pasadena, CA, April 6, 2017.

“The Science of Twins.”

(High school student communications class project.) St. Augustine Catholic High School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Taped: May 12, 2017.


SiriusXM, University of Pennsylvania (Kartik Hosanagar), July 10, 2017.


Comedy Cellar, Greenwich Village, NY, August 16, 2017.

PAST: 1993 - 2014

Amy Stevens, Wall Street Journal
January 18, 1993

Twin Pique: Yin, Yang and You

Jeff Stryker, New York Times
September 7, 1997

Infertile foreigners see opportunity in US

Gina Kolata, New York Times
January 4, 1998

Twins / Unrelated Siblings / Entwined Lives

Dateline NBC
March 30, 1999

Entwined Lives. Science Talk

National Public Radio
April 28, 1999

Twin Survivors of the World Trade Tower

ABC World News Tonight
September 11, 2002

Britain's Most Identical: The Identity Test

March 19, 2003


September 10, 2003

Twins Reared Apart

CBS 48 Hours
November 15, 2003

Twins and intelligence

Spring, 2004

Science Writing

(Invited as part of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
Winter, 2004


Miracle Hunters, Discovery Channel
May 8, 2004

Study the Clones First

Discover Magazine
August, 2004, p. 44-51

Transgender Twins

Good Morning America, ABC
October 18, 2004

Transgender Twins

"20/20," ABC
November 19, 2004

Twins: Two-Part Series

Good Morning America, ABC
Feb 21-22, 2005

Twins. Radio Interview

WAQY, Springfield, MA
February 24, 2005

Twins: "Two's A Crowd"

BBC (Radio Interview)
March 22, 2005

The X Chromosome

KTLA, Los Angeles, CA
April 21, 2005

The Morning Read: Double Duty: Cal State Fullerton

Prof. Nancy Segal turned a fascination with twins into her life's work.
Orange County Register
May 26, 2005


Publisher's Weekly
June 20, 2005

Twins: Selections from Dr. Segal's book, "Indivisible by Two"

Good Morning America, ABC
August 17, 2005

Indivisible by Two. Diane Rehm Show

National Public Radio
August 19, 2005

Transsexual Twins

Oprah Winfrey Show, Chicago, IL
September 16, 2005

Indivisible by Two

Air Talk (Larry Mantle)
NPR, Pasadena, CA
September 22, 2005

Han Twins

TV Interview: Oxygen Network
Fall 2005

Double Visionary

Bostonia, Interview with Jean Hennelly Keith
Fall, 2005, pp. 26-29

Indivisible by Two

Live From Studio B, NPR
Ohio and W. Virginia, October 5, 2005

Interviews with the President: CSUF Outstanding Professor of the Year

Titan Channel
taped: October 13, 2005, airs, November, 2006

Twins: Indivisible by Two

WILL AM Radio, NPR affiliate (Urbana, IL, David Inge)
November 11, 2005

Twins: Indivisible by Two

CJOB Radio, Canada (Charles Adler)
November 16, 2005

Indivisible by Two

WGN Radio
Chicago, IL, December 19, 2005

Manhattan Neighborhoods Seeing Surge of Twin Births

New York Sun
January 26, 2006

To Keep Twins in Same Class, Parents Seek Legislators' Help

New York Times (Ginia Bellafonte)
February 24, 2006, p. A1, A21

Twins and School

WAMC Radio, 'To The Best of Our Knowledge,' (Northeast USA)
March 1, 2006 (taped)

Twins and School

KCBS Radio
San Francisco, CA, March 2, 2006


KOLE Radio
Beaumont, TX, March 6, 2006

Twins Identity Test

Discovery Health
Bethesda, MD, March 12, 2006

Indivisible by Two

KPBS, San Diego Public Radio ("These Days")
May 4, 2006


Insight, SBS-TV
Sydney, Australia
taped: August 29, 2006, aired September 12, 2006

Twins and Sports

WOND Radio, (Greg Maiuro)
Atlantic City, New Jersey, September 15, 2006

Twins and Suicide

Court TV
Fullerton, CA, October 2 & 7, 2006

Facial Expressions Are All in the Family

Science Now Daily News (online)
October 17, 2006

Happiness and Physical Health

CNN (w/Sanjay Gupta)
November 19 & 23, 2006


Discovery/ATIT Productions
Taped: May 30, 2006. aired December 7 & 14, 2006

Genes & Environments

PBS (Intelecom: Public Education Psych series)
Winter, 2006

Twin Myths

Discovery Health
Silver Spring, MD, Winter, 2006

Twins School Legislation

FOX News Channel
February 5, 2007

Twins in Trouble

Montel Williams Show, FOX TV
March 8, 2007 (taped); May 14, 2007 (aired)


Duo Creative Communications (Japan TV)
taped: March 28, 2007

Twins at School

CBS, Early Show
June 29, 2007

Identical Triplets

taped: July 23, 2007

Identical Strangers

Morning Show, FOX-TV
October 9, 2007

Massachusetts Weighs Legislation on Twins in Classrooms

Interview (Tovia Smith), NPR
taped: October 17, 2007; aired November 27, 2007

'Identical Strangers Explore Nature and Nurture.'

NPR-KPCC, Pat Morrison Show
November 27, 2007


Today Show, NBC
May 7, 2008


NPR-KCSN, Women's Inspiration
taped June 5, 2008; airs June 6, 2008

Should Twins Learn Together?

USA Today
November 13, 2008


Today Show, NBC
January 28, 2009

Twin' Age at First Intercourse

News radio 1020 KDKA
Pittsburg, PA, taped April 6, 2009


Sirius XM's Doctor Radio
New York, NY, November 17, 2009

Nature and Nurture

Creating a Family, Radio Show
December 10, 2009

Chinese Twins Reared Apart

Orangevale, CA, January 2010

The NBA's Towering Twins

It's Only a Game
KJZZ/NPR Radio, January 23, 2010

Twins: What You Never Knew

TLC (The Learning Channel)
January 24, 2010


Martha Stewart Show
New York, NY (February 4, 2010; replayed August 12, 2010)


Twin Talk, World Talk Radio
April 9, 2010

Twins and Sports

WOND Radio, (Greg Maiuro)
Atlantic City, New Jersey, March 11, 2011


ABC Prime Time Nightline
June 29, 2011

Twins Switched at Birth

WOND Radio, (Greg Maiuro)
Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 15, 2011

Twins Switched at Birth

NPR (Fresh Air)
Taping, August 8, 2011, Aired August 15, 2011

Twins Switched at Birth

Newstalk Radio Ireland, 106-108fm
Dublin, Ireland

Twins Switched at Birth

NPR (Air Talk), August 17, 2011

Twins Switched at Birth

Lanigan & Malone Morning Show
WMJI, Majic 105.7 FM
Cleveland, OH, August 25, 2011

Twins Switched at Birth

World News Radio, August 26, 2011

Twins Switched at Birth

"Talk With Francesca,"
WXBR, Boston, August 31, 2011

Twin Relationships

"Studio ett,"
Swedish Public Radio
taped: September 13, 2011, aired: September 30, 2011

Twins Switched at Birth

"Relationships 101," with Dr. Beth Erickson
Taped: October 11, 2011

Twins Reared Apart

"Our America,"
OWN, Bridgewater, NJ
taped: September 18, 2011, aired November 13, 2011

Someone Else's Twin

Review: "Separated at Birth, Really,"
Wall Street Journal, September 14, 2011, A-15

Someone Else's Twin

Review: "Mistaken Identity,"
Scientific American: Mind, November/December 2011, 72-73

Twins Switched at Birth

Parenting Radio
Washington, DC, January 10, 2012

Twins Switched at Birth

CTV News, Express
Washington, DC, January 10, 2012

Born Together-Reared Apart

WGN Radio, Chicago, IL
June 29, 2012

Born Together-Reared Apart

FOX and Friends, FOX-TV
New York, NY, June 30, 2012

Born Together-Reared Apart

Mike Rosen Show (850 KOA Radio)
Denver, CO, July 3, 2012

Born Together-Reared Apart

The Motts,
Ontario, Canada, August 28, 2012

Born Together-Reared Apart

"Talk With Francesca," WWZN, Boston
taped September 19, 2012, aired September 29, 2012

Twins Reared Apart From Birth

RAI-Radio Television Italiana
December 5, 2012 (taping)

Twins Giving Birth the Same Day

Weekend Breakfast Show, Radio 2UE
Sydney, Australia, January 4, 2013

Genes, Clones Y Gemelos

Redes, Madrid, Spain, January 6, 2013

Twins: 938 Live

WOW Club, Singapore, January 28, 2013

Fifteen Sets of twins at School

NBC, Rock Center, March 7, 2013 (taping); March 22, 2013

An Auschwitz Survivor Searches for his Twin on Facebook

Dailybeast, March 11, 2013

Are Humor and Other Traits Genetic? Identical Twins Reared Apart

Comedy Cellar: Live From the Table (No. 53)
New York, NY, April 2, 2013 (podcast)

Twins and Sports

WIBG 1020 AM
Southern New Jersey area, April 6, 2013

Twin Loss

Jeff Probst Show
Hollywood, CA, March 20, 2013 (taped); April 30, 2013 (aired)

Someone Else's Twin

Blogtalk Radio
August 25, 2013

Twins of 911

Talking with Francesca. NBC Radio, Boston
Aired: September 14. 2013, 7:00 AM EST


WNPR Colin McEnroe, January 8, 2014

Twins Reared Apart and Reunited

KBS, Daegu, South Korea
taped: January 14, 2014; airs January 25, 2014

Faculty Research & Development

Cal State Fullerton

Identical Twins: Differences Between Them

Radio Slovenia, Prvi Program, "A Good Question."
February 21, 2014 (taping); February 22, 2014 (airs)

Twins Reared Apart

TROS TV Show, Netherlands
taping March 26, 2014; airing: April 6, 2014

The Reality Behind the Twin Mystique

The Forum, KQED (NPR)
San Francisco, CA, April 24, 2014

Holding a Mirror to Their Natures

New York Times (Science Section)
August 26, 2014 Cal State Fullerton

Unrelated Look-AlikesWeekend Breakfast Show (720 and 567 Radio), August 30, 2014

Weekend Breakfast Show (720 and 567 Radio), August 30, 2014
Capetown, South Africa