Meet the Project Team





Leslie Peart

Principal Investigator
Director, Deep Earth Academy









Sharon Katz-Cooper

Sharon Cooper

Co-Principal Investigator
Assistant Director, Deep Earth Academy
 
 
 


 
 
Jennifer Collins

Jennifer Collins
Project Staff
Manager of Teacher Programs
 
 
 
 
 



 
 

   Michael Herman
    Kick-off Meeting Facilitator















Karen Romano Young 
ImaginOcean Education & Outreach
science writer & illustrator









Matt Niemitz


 Matt Niemitz
 Education Program Manager
 Adobe Systems 


 
 
 
 
 
 
Tara Short
Founder & Director
Green Edventures, LLC
 









Carrie Ferraro
Program Coordinator
COSEE NOW / Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University







Jon Lewis, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania Geoscience Dept.Jon Lewis, Assoc. Professor of Geoscience, Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania
Karen Thomson
Karen Thomson
curriculum, outreach, and evaluation consultant to nonprofit organizations

John Firth
Curator, IODP, USIO


Ellen Thomas
Micropaleontologist/Paleoceanographer and long time DSDP/ODP/IODP fan
Yale University


Stefan Mrozewski
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (IODP USIO)

Mark Andrews
Producer, Exploratorium

Ana Noronha
Executive Director, Ciência Viva, Portugal

John Van Hoesen
Associate Professor of Geology, Green Mountain College



Andrea Swensrud
Project Supervisor, Science Education, KQED
 
 
Denny Casey
Director of Education & Public Programs, Virginia Museum of Natural History

Ted Cable, Professor of Interpretation, Kansas State University

Ted T. Cable, Professor, Environmental Interpretation, Kansas State University

Sarah Strano
Graduate Student, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science, Oregon State University