Research Associate with the Geological Sciences Department
Beth has a background in both geoscience education and geomorphology, with a special interest in geohazards learning. She has expertise working with students and instructors from K-12 to undergraduate levels, as well as informal educators.
She has been the CWU PI on three EarthScope Education grants, which run professional development workshops for educators to learn geohazard science and preparedness:
- Teachers on the Leading Edge (TOTLE)
- Cascadia EarthScope Earthquake and Tsunami Education Program (GETSI)
- Alaska Native Geoscience Learning Experience (ANGLE)
In addition to her work through CWU, she is the Project Manager for the GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues (GETSI), which develops and disseminates teaching materials feature geodetic data and quantitative skills applied to societally important issues of climate change, natural hazards, and water resources. She also runs a summer field program — Nepal: Geoscience in the Himalaya.