Meet the scientist moms fighting climate change for their children
Joellen Russell likes a big class. The bigger the better, actually, with online sections and huge auditoriums and students swarming her after a lecture – the way they did one Thursday morning this fall after her Intro to Oceanography course at the University of Arizona.
“Wait, Dr. Russell, I’m not sure about the homework.”
“What about the jet stream?”
“Dr. Russell! I saw your sweet family at CVS!”
The distinguished professor stays onstage, laughing, joking, answering question after question, until finally she suggests that anyone else who wants to talk...