Dr. Tanya Harrison calls herself a “professional martian.” She has spent the last decade working as a scientist and in mission operations on multiple NASA Mars missions, including the Perseverance, Curiosity, and Opportunity rovers.

Tanya is a respected Mars expert whose specialty lies in geomorphology: the study of a planet’s evolution based on its surface features. Dr. Harrison is also an advocate for advancing the status of women in STEM and for increasing accessibility in the sciences. You can find her prolifically tweeting about the Red Planet as @tanyaofmars.

For the science curious who have been excluded from doing science, Dr. Tanya Harrison is an active scientist and science communicator that provides avenues to become directly involved in science.

Tanya is available for speaking engagements, interviews, research and consulting.