Traveler Bio

Ten young members of The Explorers Club have come together to embark on a journey down Cambodia’s Mekong River, traveling into remote areas using inflatable packrafts. The interdisciplinary team brings together the next generation of scientists, researchers and outdoor professionals to meet a variety of objectives that will advance our collective knowledge of the region.

Meet the team! Read the first Journal article to learn more about each team member:

Garrett Cooper, Expedition Leader 

Brianna Rowe, Education and Outreach Specialist

Rebecca Ziegler, Water Sciences Researcher

Leigh Wright, Writer and Cultural Communicator

Lizzie Rosenberger, Environmental Educator

Jeremy Hirschhorn, Emergency and Crisis Manager 

Sydney Aveson, Water Safety Paddler  

Alec Shumate, Artist

Leon Schoenfeld, Research Assistant