Former Research Technician and Graduate Student (now at Cascade Designs, Inc)
Jenna graduated from Carleton College in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in Biology. After graduation, she worked as a research assistant at the Utah State University Water Research Laboratory, as a teaching assistant for a marine ecology program in Australia, and as a science instructor at the Science Museum of Minnesota. She moved to Seattle to pursue mountain hydrology research with Dr. Jessica Lundquist and a certificate in Global Health and generally enjoy the wonders of the Pacific Northwest. She worked on the Cedar River project studying trees and snow from 2008 to 2010, during which time she was awarded a 2009 NSF Graduate Student Fellowship. Jenna then completed her M.S. with Professor Mike Dodd on a project working to improve water quality in third world countries. She is currently a water treatment product development specialist in the R&D division of Cascade Designs, Inc. in Seattle (the folks who make MSR, Platypus, and Therm-a-Rest equipment). In addition to her interests in international water resources, her non-academic interests include: dancing, hiking, skiing, climbing, traveling, speaking french, cooking, reading, and music.