Smithsonian Voices

From the Smithsonian Museums

Alison Cawood

Dr. Alison Cawood is the Citizen Science Coordinator at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. She works with researchers, interns, educators, volunteers, and students to actively involve non-professional scientists in original scientific research. Alison earned her Ph.D. in Oceanography from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego. She earned bachelors’ degrees in Marine Biology and Hispanic Studies from the College of Charleston.

Connecting (and Reconnecting) with the Natural World

Smithsonian educators provide tips for making the outdoors your very own curiosity-sparking classroom.