Teton Research Institute

Formerly the Conservation Research Center

Faculty & Staff

  • Kevin Krasnow, Ph.D.

    Research and Graduate Faculty
    Ph.D., Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley
    M.S., Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder
    B.A., Human Biology, Stanford University


    Kevin is an educator and ecologist passionate about understanding how to live sustainably with the natural world. He has instructed Outward Bound courses in the Beartooth Mountains, taught high school biology and chemistry, and directed an outdoor leadership and science program in San Francisco public schools. He has conducted research in the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains focusing on aspen ecology and restoration, fire history/ecology, and fuels mapping and fire simulation. Kevin enjoys being outdoors and is looking forward to exploring the Tetons with his wife and daughter.

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  • Kelli Petrick

    Research Faculty
    M.Ed., Science Education from the University of Washington
    Certificate in Education, Environment and Community, Islandwood's Graduate Program
    B.S., Environmental Science, University of Mary Washington

    Joining the Teton Research Institute in April 2009, Kelli utilizes her science education and community service background to develop research and service opportunities across the organization. Prior to joining Teton Science Schools, Kelli studied and implemented science education as a teacher and naturalist in outdoor and independent schools in Maryland, Washington, California and South Africa. Kelli enjoys inspiring learners of all ages to be science and stewardship ambassadors in their communities.

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