An indigenous hydrogeochemist's career trajectory through academia and industry

Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences
12 pm on Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Available remotely via zoom
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Kato Dee, Ph.D. (Diné)
Assistant Professor, School of Geosciences, University of Oklahoma


Dr. Kato Tsosie Dee is a member of the Navajo Nation and is an Assistant Professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of Oklahoma with expertise in the areas of hydrology and environmental geochemistry. Dr. Dee obtained his BS and MS in Geology from the University of Kansas and PhD in Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines. Dr. Dee started off his professional career in environmental consulting as a hydrogeochemist and then became the program director of the Colorado Mountain College Natural Resource Management program in Leadville, Colorado. Outside of his love of geoscience and hydrology, Dr. Dee enjoys trail running, skiing, and catching a good live show with his wife and boys.