Type of expert Transdisciplinary geologist with public policy experience in Federal, tribal and state governments
Expertise Western water resources; federal, state & tribal government, environmental communication
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Twitter @RheaLydia
Language English
Time zone -6 GMT
City Placitas
State NM
Country United States
Notes AB geology Bryn Mawr College; MA Oceanography Oregon State University Was first woman and African-American director of US Bureau of Mines (1994-96); Fellow of Geological Society of America; former chair of Environmental and Engineering Geology Division; certified professional geologist. Currently mentor young career scientists and engineers, especially indigenous and members of groups excluded from power; believe art should be included in STEM; descended from Lyles Station, IN—one of 10 places featured in permanent exhibit at National Museum of African-American History.