Scientists Like Us
A STEM Speaker Series at Hart Magnet Elementary School
Ms. Stacy-Anne Parke
Ms. Parke (Doctoral candidate, NYU Anthropology) described her experiences growing-up in Jamaica, how that influenced her passion for dance, travel, and science; her passion for science outreach; and the steps she's taken toward earning her PhD in biological anthropology. View her presentation here.
Dr. Chris Gilbert
Dr. Gilbert (Professor, Hunter College Anthropology) led students through a day in the life of a paleontologist; explained how paleontologists find and excavate fossils; shared real fossils; and taught them how they can use fossils to learn more about how animals lived in the past!
Dr. Andrea Baden
Dr. Baden (Associate Professor, Hunter College Anthropology) described her experiences splitting time between a farm in rural Florida with her mother, and the vibrant city of Miami with her father; how those experiences shaped her passions; and how trying everything once led her to discover field biology and conservation in Madagascar! View her presentation here.
Dr. Carter Clinton
March 7, 2024
Dr. Clinton (Assistant Professor, NC State Biology) explores the genomic identities, evolutionary diversity, and genetic diseases of African descended peoples through analyses of both modern and ancient DNA.
Dr. Nicole Granucci
Dr. Granucci (Instructor of Physics, Quinnipiac) Stay tuned!
Mr. Stevland Wilson
Mr. Wilson (Vice President, Post Production & Creative Services, Monumental Sports & Entertainment) Stay tuned!
Come share your story!
Interested in sharing your career in STEM? Contact us to visit Hart Magnet Elementary students and tell us how you got your start!