Molly Spencer earned her Ph.D. in Food Science from UC Davis in 2018. During graduate school, Molly worked closely with the Specialty Coffee Association to redesign the Coffee Taster’s Flavor Wheel. She has since stayed involved in the coffee industry by giving lectures, leading coffee flavor workshops, visiting coffee farms, and of course, tasting coffee. Molly currently lives in Los Angeles, Calif., working as a sensory scientist in the plant-based food industry. She is on a mission to find the best coffee shop in L.A.