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Amanda Clayton (NASA DEVELOP/SSAI)

Title: Projects Manager
Technical Focus Area: Applied Science
Study Topics: Applied Science, Capacity Building, Remote Sensing
Mission/Project: NASA DEVELOP Program


Amanda has been the Projects Manager for the NASA DEVELOP Program since October 2018. Prior to that she was a DEVELOP Project Coordination Fellow/Senior Fellow at NASA LaRC and DEVELOP participant at NASA GSFC. She holds a M.S. in Environmental Science from the University of Illinois at Springfield and a B.S. in Conservation Biology from Cedar Crest College.

Education/Professional Experience:

  • M.S., Environmental Science, University of Illinois – Springfield, 2015
  • B.S., Biodiversity & Conservation Biology, Cedar Crest College, 2009

National or International Leadership Positions:

  • American Association of Geography
  • Applied Geography Specialty Group – Secretary

Professional Memberships:

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  • American Association of Geographers (AAG)

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