Lisa White, Director, Education and Outreach, University of California Berkeley Museum of Paleontology, AGU Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee chair, Board of National Association of Black Geoscientists
Dr. Lisa D. White is Director of Education at the Museum of Paleontology at the University of California, Berkeley. Past positions held during a 22 year career at San Francisco State University include Professor of Geosciences, Geosciences Department Chair, Associate Dean of the Graduate Division, and Associate Dean of the College of Science & Engineering. A micropaleontologist by training and Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences and the Geological Society of America, Dr. White was the inaugural recipient of the GSA Bromery Award for Minorities. As Chair of the AGU Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Committee, Dr. White works to create a culture that embraces diversity and inclusiveness in the geosciences. At the UC Museum of Paleontology she develops learning materials for diverse audiences on evolution, the fossil record, the process of science, and global change. Dr. White holds degrees from San Francisco State (B.A., Geology) and the University of California, Santa Cruz (Ph.D., Earth Sciences).