Leverage: Authorship for the New Millennium, a book by M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies alum Lori Anne Rising, jumped to the number one rank in two categories on Amazon Digital Services in June 2015.
Department of Science, Religion and Interdisciplinary Studies
MA, Marine Biology, San Francisco State University
BA, University of California, Los Angeles
Environmental Science for the Citizen
Ecological Research Methods
Kathy Casson's background is in marine biology. Over the years she has worked for a university-associated marine laboratory, an environmental consulting firm and state and city government. Her work has taken her on foreign fishing vessels, as well as on aerial and underwater surveys.
She recently retired from the Portland Water Bureau, where she worked in Water Quality.