Teagan M. Kuzniar
West Virginia University
Teagan is a sophomore environmental microbiology major at West Virginia University (WVU). She is passionate about studying environmental disturbances and making research more accessible for students in West Virginia. She is the editor-in-chief of the Mountaineer Undergraduate Research Review (MURR) at WVU and is working to expand MURR into a state-wide journal. Teagan conducts environmental research with Dr. Ember Morrissey and is starting a research project studying the effects of warming on bogs, a type of wetland. She is the secretary of the Plant and Soil Sciences Club at WVU and has worked with numerous community organizations. Teagan plans to become an environmental microbiology professor and work with environmental non-profits.