Co-creator of Becoming California and co-founder of the California Environmental Legacy Project, Jeffrey White’s career in teaching and learning about the natural sciences was deepened by work in Brazil conducting ecology studies and surveying human impacts on rainforest systems.
He has taught in California public schools and is currently a biology professor at Humboldt State University. He is also Co-founder and Executive Director of the Redwood Science Project, a natural science education institute. With a B.A. in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, he earned a teaching certificate from California State University, Los Angeles and his Ph.D. in Botany from Michigan State University.