Meet Missouri Scientist, Dr. Jahnke, a Student-Centered Dean

Tamera Jahnke, Ph.D., has been with the College of Natural and Applied Sciences at the Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri for 15 years. She has spent almost half of her academic career with the university because they place strong emphasis on caring for students, faculty and staff. As the dean, she’s had the opportunity … Continue reading Meet Missouri Scientist, Dr. Jahnke, a Student-Centered Dean

Meet Missouri Engineer, Dr. Casey Canfield

Casey Canfield is an assistant professor in Engineering Management and Systems Engineering  at Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST) in Rolla, Missouri.  She earned a doctoral degree in engineering and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University with her dissertation focusing on cyber-attacks, a type of phishing, she said. Her research is about trying to … Continue reading Meet Missouri Engineer, Dr. Casey Canfield

Meet a Missouri Scientist: Dan English

Dan English followed a circuitous path to becoming a scientist and the Missouri Local Science Engagement Network Coordinator for the MOST Policy Initiative. After graduating from Indiana University with a BA in Telecommunications, Dan worked in the television industry. He was a studio technician working on news and sports shows. From there, Dan helped produce … Continue reading Meet a Missouri Scientist: Dan English

Meet Missouri Scientist (and MOST Director), Dr. Rachel Owen

Dr. Owen received her Ph.D. in the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources, researching the impact of a changing climate on wetland ecosystems and landowner perceptions of climate and agricultural threats in the Great Plains. Prior to moving to Missouri, she completed her B.S. in Agronomy and Global Resources Systems at Iowa State University … Continue reading Meet Missouri Scientist (and MOST Director), Dr. Rachel Owen