Dr. Kyle Whittinghill is a lecturer in environmental science at the University of Pittsburgh. She got her B.S. from Middlebury College in biology, with minors in chemistry and mathematics, and her Ph.D. in soil sciences from the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior at the University of Minnesota. She completed post-doctoral research projects at the University of Michigan and the University of New Hampshire. Her teaching portfolio includes three years teaching ecology, environmental science, and statistics at St. Olaf College and Colorado College and, since joining the University of Pittsburgh in 2017 environmental geochemistry and writing on campus and field classes in Wyoming and Puerto Rico. She was awarded (along with Danielle Andrews-Brown) a major innovation in education grant to incorporate evidence-based modern teaching methods into Pitt’s environmental science classes.