oxfords and grease follows the explorations and musings of Elijah Shelton (b. 1989, Santa Barbara, CA). Elijah lived his entire life in Santa Barbara until he left for Rhode Island in 2007 to attend Brown University. There he received his Sc.B. in Physics in May 2011. Elijah returned to Santa Barbara in September of 2011 and is currently in enrolled the Mechanical Engineering Graduate Program at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He conducts research in the Pennathur Nanofluidics Laboratory.