Shane K. Bernard is a historian and the author of five books:
• Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors: A Young Reader's History
• Tabasco: An Illustrated History (2007)
• The Cajuns: Americanization of a People (2003)
• Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues (1996)
• The History of Jungle Gardens (as co-author, 2010)
Bernard holds degrees in English and History from the University
of Louisiana at Lafayette, and earned a Ph.D. in History from
Texas A&M University.
He serves as historian and curator to McIlhenny Company —
maker of Tabasco brand products since 1868 — and Avery Island,
Inc., on Avery Island, Louisiana.
Bernard has discussed south Louisiana history and culture through
media outlets like the BBC, CNN, CNBC, NPR, The History
Channel, and the National Geographic Society.
Bernard has two children and resides in New Iberia, Louisiana, a
short distance from the celebrated Bayou Teche.
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Listen to NPR's Morning Edition interview Bernard about his book The
Cajuns: Americanization of a People.
Listen to NPR's Morning Edition interview Bernard about his research
into the history of Tabasco sauce.