UA scientist and SW CSC researcher Karletta Chief has been featured in today’s NPR Science Fridays segment in an interview with Ira Flatow. She was also featured in the “Breakthrough: Portraits of Women in Science” series, posted today on the Science Fridays website.
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.
Chief has been a Principal Investigator on a number of tribal engagement projects for the SW CSC. The NPR interview and the video can be found at the links below.