Shannon M. Morey
Shannon is a chemist, a leader in K12 STEM education, and one of the founding members of the ComSciCon organizing team. Shannon teaches physics and chemistry at the Abbott Lawrence Academy in the Lawrence, MA public schools and formerly was a chemistry and physics teacher at East Boston High School in the Boston Public Schools system. As an undergraduate at Michigan State University, she ran a student-led science outreach organization called Science Theatre. As a graduate student at MIT, she worked with the East Boston community to increase science opportunities there. Shannon's MIT thesis work focused on developing synthetic polypeptides for biomaterial applications. After graduating from MIT in 2013, Shannon served as Director of Education at Science from Scientists, a Boston area STEM education non-profit.