Dr. Althea A. Archer (she/her) is a data visualization specialist in the Data Science Branch of the USGS Water Resources Mission Area.
Althea combines her passion for statistics, design, and reproducibility to create visualizations of water resource data that are effective and accessible. Her goal is to use data visualizations and science communication to educate the public about USGS water science.
2020-2022: Assistant Professor, St. Cloud State University, Minnesota
2017-2020: Assistant Professor, Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota
2017-2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota
PhD Research Associate, Department of Forestry, Auburn University, Alabama
Environmental & GIS Specialist, Stantec Consulting, Cottage Grove, Wisconsin
Education and Certifications
2015: PhD in Forestry, Auburn University, Alabama
2008: Graduate Certificate in GIS, University of Wisconsin—Madison
2007: BA in Biology Honors, Minor in Geography, Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota