Julia Olson

M.S. Hydrology, University of New Hampshire 

B.S. Environmental Geoscience, Boston College

Julia was born and raised in Massachusetts and joined Teton Science Schools as an AmeriCorps service member in Field Education in 2019 after graduating from Boston College. Julia fell in love with place-based education at TSS, and later worked as a Instructor in Field Education and in support roles at Mountain Academy, before returning to New England for her M.S. in Hydrology at the University of New Hampshire. Through funding from UNH, NASA and the National Science Foundation, Julia conducted her master’s research on changing winters in the Teton Range and their impact on ecohydrological systems, and enjoys sharing her findings with diverse audiences of all ages. Julia is passionate about environmental education and research, and believes time spent outside builds confidence, curiosity, and community, and is so excited to bring this passion to the Doug Walker Challenge Course Program Coordinator role.  In her free time, Julia loves to trail run, ski, and bake.