Chantal Firestar Cough-Schulze is a freelance photographer, audio producer, science writer, and data nerd. She is currently completing her M.S. in Science Journalism.

Chantal is especially interested in the intersection of the environment, public health, and global change. You can see a sampling of her work here.

Currently, Chantal works as the graduate science communications intern at Texas Water Resources Institute and the social media editor for the American Genetic Association and the Journal of Heredity. She is also an audio producer on an upcoming climate change podcast.

Previously, Chantal has worked as a science education program developer, apartment maintenance technician, frog field technician, and animal skeleton articulator. When she’s not working, Chantal is singing, dancing, boxing, gardening, hiking, and watching birds. She has lived in the Washington D.C. area, Oregon, Alaska, and North Carolina. She currently lives in Texas.

Looking for intertidal invertebrates at dusk in Sitka, Alaska

Looking for intertidal invertebrates at dusk in Sitka, Alaska