Dr. Angela Colbert

With over 10 years of experience, Dr. Angela Colbert oversees the development and implementation of all educational initiatives both within the museum and for the broader local community. Working across departments and with community partners like universities, local and national non-profit organizations, and industry partners, Colbert directs the development and delivery of science-rich programming for visitors of all ages and abilities, including programming to increase access and inclusivity to the museum.

Colbert first joined the museum as a part-time content expert for an exhibition on hurricanes. Colbert received a Bachelor of Science in mathematics education from the University of Central Florida, and earned her Ph.D. in meteorology and physical oceanography from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, where her research focused on how climate change impacts hurricanes.