Allie Weill

Allie Weill is the 2018 AAAS Mass Media Fellow at KQED Science. Allie comes to KQED from the University of California, Davis, where her dissertation research focuses on wildfire in California shrublands. She has a background in youth science education and citizen science and has taught about environmental topics in a wide range of places, from boats on the Hudson River to the forests of the Sierra Nevada. She has a BA in Biological Sciences and a BS in Geophysical Sciences from the University of Chicago. Her interests include plants, fire, lichens, fossils, diversity in science, crossword puzzles, and pie making. Find her on Twitter @Al_R_Wallace