Dr. Connor is an Associate Professor of Geology in the University Alaska Southeast Environmental Science Program. She received her B.S. and M.S. in geology from Stanford University, CA in 1974 & 1975 and earned her PhD. in geology from University Montana, Missoula in 1984.
Her professional experience includes teaching geoscience courses at UAS, at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, at University Montana, Missoula, and at the Agricultural University of Malaysia and working for the USGS Branch of Alaskan Geology producing geologic maps of the state. A recent research collaboration between UAS and the National Park Service in Glacier Bay is linking ancient emergent forests and glacial sediments with Alaska Native Tlingit Remembered Landscapes.