Appointed as Senior Coordinator, Science Communications, The Nature Conservancy


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Classics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Position Description

The Nature Conservancy ( is an independent nonprofit organization that seeks to protect the waters and lands upon which all life depends. The Science Communications team promotes the Conservancy’s science, from its research to its fieldwork to its debates. It also helps the Conservancy’s elite scientists develop the skills and products they need to become thought leaders – from media relations and social media, presentation training to op-ed and book writing. As part of the Science Communications team, the Senior Coordinator will be responsible for taking scientific ideas, research and debates, and finding how to bring them to key audiences in ways that provoke conversation and lead to positive action for nature and people. In this position, the fellow will be charged with the development, implementation and management of new audience initiatives for The Nature Conservancy’s science staff.