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Dr. Karletta Chief Featured on Science Friday

UA scientist and AIS affiliated faculty, Dr. Karletta Chief has been featured on a Public Radio International Science Friday segment in an interview with Ira Flatow.

She was also featured in the “Breakthrough: Portraits of Women in Science” series.

In the video, Chief discusses her work on the Navajo Nation following the Gold King mine spill in 2015. She also discusses her background and cultural roots, and how these have led to her career as a hydrologist and an Assistant Professor in the Soil, Water, and Environmental Science Department at the University of Arizona.

Listen to the interview or view the video below. 


Published Date: 

01/25/2018 - 4:35pm

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College of Social and Behavioral Sciences