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Jeanette Pirlo | Educator Fellow
CSU Stanislaus | Turlock, CA

Jeanette is an Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Biology teaching undergraduate and graduate courses including General Vertebrate Zoology, Evolution, Biogeography, and Scientific Writing, Communications, & Broader Impacts at CSU Stanislaus. She is a vertebrate paleontologist interested in reconstructing ecosystems using geochemistry, while also investigating the development of science identity in individuals from historically excluded identities through mindful mentoring. Jeanette plans to incorporate the lessons learned through Polar STEAM in the classroom, using real-world examples to encourage students to pursue research in mitigating climate change.