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Dr. Mabry Gaboardi Calhoun

Instructor of Geospatial Technology

Dr. Mabry Gaboardi Calhoun

Dr. Mabry Calhoun

Dr. Mabry Gaboardi Calhoun earned her B.S. and Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from Florida State
University. At the Florida Geological Survey, she was a STATEMAP fieldwork research assistant and as a National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellow, she partnered to bring cutting-edge scientific research to classrooms. During her time in the Geochemistry Group at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, her research focused on geochemical analyses of fossil, environmental, and meteorite samples in order to learn about past climates and processes.

At the Florida Center for Research in STEM, Dr. Gaboardi Calhoon facilitated the collaboration between top-level scientists and educators in order to create content-focused STEM teacher professional development. As the Assistant Director of the Learning Systems Institute, she organized meetings and focus groups for leaders from business, education, government, and research to create a STEM plan for the state of Florida. She was an Associate Professor of Earth Science at Tallahassee Community College and is currently a STEM Educational Consultant for the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium. Throughout her career she has taught courses such as Environmental Science, Physical Geology, Earth Science, and Climate Change. She has a passion for mentoring young people in science and is currently on the Board of the Tallahassee Scientific Society and one of the founding organizers of the annual Women and Girls in Science Mentoring Days in north Florida.