MMSA Title: STEM Education Specialist Susannah joined MMSA in January of 2020 and primarily serves as a designer on STEMports. Trained as a lab scientist, she transitioned to education when she realized that her true enthusiasm lay in finding ways to teach and excite people about all things STEM related. She is particularly interested in… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Digital Media Assistant Sierra joined MMSA in November 2019 after graduating from Eckerd College with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and Interdisciplinary Arts. She has worked in many different environments including sailing tall ships in Maine and New Zealand and taking videos and photographs for Maine Audubon, The Nature Conservancy, and Sailing Ships… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Research Associate Brittney joined MMSA in September 2019 as a Research Associate. She graduated from the University of Maine with a B.A. in Anthropology. Prior to joining MMSA, Brittney spent two years researching Maine’s coastal communities for the Sustainable Ecological Aquaculture Network and another month getting her hands dirty as a field archaeologist… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Researcher Scott Byrd joined MMSA in January 2017 as a researcher. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of California, Irvine and a Masters in Environmental Sciences from Oklahoma State University. Scott has been an active researcher for over 15 years in the fields of human rights and social justice, non-profit… [Read More]
Kate joined MMSA in November 2015. She has a B.A. in Humanities from the University of Southern Maine, where she is currently pursuing a M.F.A. in creative writing.
MMSA Title: Operations Director, Communications Coordinator & STEM Education Specialist Gary joined MMSA in December 2015. Gary is a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated Earth science communicator who holds an honors degree in Science and a Graduate Diploma of Education (Masters of Education US equivalent) from the University of Sydney. Lewis has been a classroom teacher… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Senior Research Scientist. Sue Allen is a Senior Research Scientist at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance, where she has been since August of 2013. Sue received her Ph.D. in Mathematics and Science Education from the University of California at Berkeley, and served as Director of Visitor Research & Evaluation at the Exploratorium… [Read More]
MMSA Title: Executive Director Ruth Kermish-Allen joined Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance as Executive Director in November 2014. She has extensive experience in STEM education research, project development, implementation, and evaluation. She has served as principal investigator for a variety of NSF, EPA, and USDA funded STEM education projects that integrated innovative technologies with place-based… [Read More]