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Maiz Connolly

Coordinator, Community Science

Maiz spent countless childhood hours exploring the fields, foothills, and tidepools of Southern California, and has loved natural history for as long as she can remember. 

She earned a BS in Geology from Wesleyan University, spending her summers doing field work in Montana and Wyoming. Maiz incorporates the skills that she acquired as a field researcher, world traveler, professional photographer, science educator, children's book author, and parent in her work at the Museum as a Community Science Coordinator, where she now enjoys helping people of all ages and backgrounds to connect with science and the natural world.

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