Lauren joined the MGI team in January of 2021. She has a BA in Biology and Art History from Mount Holyoke College and an MA in Applied Archaeology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Her background is primarily in informal education and science communication. She has worked as an educator at the Saint Louis Science Center and as a tour and education coordinator for two different historic houses. Lauren is a Certified Interpretive Guide through the National Association for Interpretation and enjoys sharing a love of biology and architecture with the public.