Jason P. Theriot Consulting, LLC was founded by Jason P. Theriot, Ph.D., an author, historian, and consultant. He earned a doctorate in history from the University of Houston and a degree in journalism from Louisiana State University. Additionally, he is a former Energy Policy Fellow at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
As a professional historian, Dr. Theriot has authored numerous publications, including American Energy, Imperiled Coast: Oil and Gas Development in Louisiana’s Wetlands and Great Game Paradise: A History of Vermilion Corporation.
Dr. Theriot specializes in family memoirs, biographies, and company histories. He just completed a four-year history of Cenac Towing Company, one of the pioneering family-owned firms in marine transportation. He is now working on two company history book projects: one on Sun Oil/Oryx Energy (offshore E&P company) and one on M. A. Patout (sugar conglomerate). He also recently published a digital history of the cypress logging industry in Louisiana. He writes, edits, conducts oral history interviews and makes Life-Story videos for families. He lectures on US History and Energy History at the University of Houston and hosts/produces the Frenchie Podcast, which features his interviews with the Cajuns of World War II.
Dr. Theriot lives in Houston, TX, with his wife and two children. He spends most of his recreational time in the marshes of coastal Louisiana.