Katelyn Frizzell is a graduate student studying planetary science. She's passionate about missions, space policy, and instrumentation, and aspires to one day lead her own NASA mission as a principal investigator. She began her studies at Western Washington University under the advisorship of Dr. Rice, who introduced her to the concept of planetary science.Read More
Planetary science is interdisciplinary in nature, so I do my best to incorporate different perspectives and learn new things while honing my own craft. Because of this, my research interests are broad and varied.
I am passionate about making the geosciences a diverse, equitable, and accessible workspace, especially for individuals with disabilities. I have recently begun work with the International Association for Geoscience Diversity (IAGD) as the executive student chair, where I act as a communication front to students and manage the student pathways scholarship awardee process.