Bryce Mitsunaga is a UCLA PhD student studying past climate change using a variety of geochemical techniques and archives, from soil minerals to fossilized bacterial colonies and snails. He graduated from Williams College in 2009 and has worked in environmental consulting. Bryce is active in science communication and outreach and enjoys traveling to new places for fieldwork, conferences, and collaborations. He is passionate about undergraduate education and is active at recruiting and mentoring undergraduates in research. He also recently received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship!