Dr. Mackenzie Cremeans is currently the in-house hydrogeologist at Shook, Hardy, and Bacon in Kansas City, Missouri. Primarily, Dr. Cremeans works on matters involving environmental litigation and toxic torts, using her specialization in contaminant transport, especially related to groundwater-surface water exchange. Prior to this, she was an environmental consultant for Geosyntec Consultants, Inc. (Boca Raton, Florida). She earned B.A.s in English Literature and Environmental Geosciences from DePauw University in 2014 and a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Kansas in 2018. Aside from work life, Mackenzie also serves as the International Past-President for the Association For Women Geoscientists (Westminster, CO). In her copious free time, she enjoys reading with a glass of wine, discussing absurd topics, and rocks (of course).