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Morgan Seag

Morgan Seag is a geographer and historian of science completing her PhD at the University of Cambridge. Her research, based at the Scott Polar Research Institute, examines gendered institutional change in remote environments, focused on the integration of women into US Antarctic labor in the 20th century. She also serves as Council Co-Chair for the international Association of Polar Early Career Scientists, through which she works on issues of diversity and inclusion, and as rapporteur to the Antarctic Treaty Secretariat. Prior to beginning her research, Morgan spent two seasons as a support contractor for the US Antarctic Program, working in the galley at McMurdo Station. She is working on a book about women in Antarctica, focused on the life story of Dr. Lois Jones.