What Doc Chemers Knows About Santa Claus

Who is Santa Claus? Is he — gasp! — a monster?

Check out this clip of the renowned monster hunter (and a UCSC professor) Michael “Doc” Chemers explaining the baffling origins of the red-hatted phenomenon.

This video features in the online course Monsters (THEA 80C), taught in Winter 2021.

Michael Chemers at the center of the Santa Claus conspiracy