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Miah Whiteaker

Junior Hydrologist & Geomorphologist

Miah is a Junior Hydrologist and Geomorphologist. She graduated from Western Washington University with a BS in Biological Science, emphasizing Ecology, Evolutionary, and Organismal Biology. She also received a minor in Anthropology, focused on Biological Anthropology/Osteology. Beyond that, she was a founding member and secretary for WWU’s Students for Sensible Drug Policy chapter, a grassroots, international organization seeking to end the War on Drugs. Miah is passionate about drug policy reform, harm reduction efforts, and educating those in her community to keep themselves and each other safe. She has comprehensive training in wilderness first-aid and is an advocate for others to do the same.