ANGELA M. HESSLER
Director and Chair of the Board
Angela Hessler is an earth scientist with a PhD from Stanford University. She has worked in academia and industry and started DTI to help advance paleoclimatology and earth science education. Angela grew up exploring the ancient coral reefs of central Missouri, USA.
Co-Director and Secretary of the Board
Andrea Fildani is an earth scientist with a PhD from Stanford University. He has worked in industry and joined DTI to pursue research on past ocean acidification events and philosophy of science studies. Andrea grew up wandering the lava flows of downtown Rome, Italy.
MATTHEW P. MCKAY
Member of the Board and Treasurer
Matt McKay is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, Geology, and Planning at Missouri State University. He specializes in field geology, tectonics, and novel approaches to geoscience education.