FT Natural Science Instructor

Maggie Zimmerman

Academic Affairs, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Maggie Zimmerman joined the Natural Sciences Department at Saint Paul College in the fall of 2008, and teaches Physical Geology, Earth Science, Natural Disasters, and Introduction to Oceanography. Maggie received her bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas in Geology and Environmental Studies in 2006, and completed her master’s degree in Earth and Environmental Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2008. Over the years, Maggie’s research has focused on many different aspects of environmental change caused by human activity, including investigating the past climates in southern South America, changing landscapes in Cape Cod, MA, and examining the scientific consensus on global climate change. Second only to her love of Earth Sciences is Maggie’s enthusiasm for sharing her knowledge with students and opening their eyes to the amazing Earth processes that go on around them every day.