Amanda M Hefner
Amanda grew up near Denver, Colorado where she developed a passion for geography, climate change and other environmental issues early on in her life. Following her interests, she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of North Dakota in 2017, where she studied Environmental Geography & GISc, with a minor in Sustainability Studies. After graduating, Amanda enrolled as a Master of Arts student at the University of Minnesota, where she actively studies paleoclimatology, natural hazards, paleoflood hydrology and science communication. She is a current member of the Center for Dendrochronology research lab group and enthusiastically works as a T.A for GEOG 1403 - Biogeography of the Global Garden.