Aliette Frank is Faculty at The Evergreen State College and Coordinator of Alaska Wrangell Mountains Field Studies, which is accredited through the college and hosted by the Wrangell Mountains Center in McCarthy, Alaska. Aliette holds a PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies (Science, Storytelling & Sustainability Education) from the University of British Columbia (2005 Trudeau Doctoral Scholar), and also a degree in Environmental & Evolutionary Biology from Dartmouth College. She is a certified yoga teacher and does natural science illustration in her spare time. She is trained as a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician.
“Frank is an engaging storyteller with a scientist’s penchant for details and connections, and an artist’s gifts for rendering the seemingly incalculable mysteries that write each day’s experience.” – Dr. Carl Leggo, Poet & Professor, University of British Columbia
Aliette has traveled to and studied in Africa, India, New Zealand, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Canada, and throughout the US. Publications Aliette has written for include The New York Times, National Geographic News, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic World, Journal of Applied Environmental Education & Communication, Journal of Environmental Studies & Sciences, and National Wildlife. She has researched and written for organizations such as The McKenzie Group, Inc., The Nature Conservancy, World Wildlife Fund, Civil Military Alliance to Combat HIV and AIDS, Joint United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS, and university presses. Her drawings are on display at Dartmouth College’s Dana Biomedical Library and starting this spring, in the Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock.