Margaret Fraiser (she/her/hers) is Director of Diversity and Inclusion at AGU. In this role Dr. Fraiser works with AGU volunteer leaders and staff to develop and oversee the implementation of DEI-related programs and events. Dr. Fraiser serves on the Advisory Council for George Washington University’s Transformative Leadership in Disruptive Times program. Prior to coming to AGU, Dr. Fraiser served as a Program Director in the National Science Foundation (NSF)’s Directorate for Geosciences. Her position at NSF involved influencing new directions in science and education; promoting science to the public and government; and supporting cutting-edge interdisciplinary research. Before her rotation at NSF, Dr. Fraiser was an Associate Professor and undergraduate faculty advisor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) in the Department of Geosciences. She won a UWM Alumni Association Award for Teaching Excellence as nominated by former students and the UWM Graduate School Research Award as selected by faculty peers. Dr. Fraiser has over 15 years of experience working in close collaboration with colleagues from Argentina, China, and Japan on multidisciplinary, field-based research. Dr. Fraiser also served as Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editor of international, peer-reviewed, scientific journals. She received a B.S. degree in geology from the University of Georgia and an M.S. and Ph.D. in geological sciences from the University of Southern California.

Margaret Fraiser