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Hope Jahren

The ClIPT LAB - Background & CV

My research focuses on living and fossil organisms, and how they are chemically linked to the global environment. Using measurements of the stable isotopes of carbon, nitrogen, hydrogen and oxygen my group is working to elucidate information about metabolism and environment, both in the Human environment, and through Geologic Time.


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Published Articles By Dr. Hope Jahren

Women in Science

Women in Science

For resources and to learn about the successful Women in Science at Duquesne, visit Gumberg Library's Women in Science research guide!


The Women in STEM Committee at Duquesne focuses on advocating and supporting women to navigate successful careers.

• To learn more about this committee, click here.


Interested in reading books that are similar to Lab Girl?

• For more books about Women in Science, click here.


Looking for STEM Resources for Women?

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Coming Soon: The Story of More by Hope Jahren

Hope Jahren is currently working on a new book that will be released in March 2020. The Story of More focuses on how climate change occurred and where to go from here. 

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“As a scientist, I am indeed only an ant, insufficient and anonymous, but I am stronger than I look, and part of something that is much bigger than I am.”

Interviews with Hope Jahren

"No matter how many classrooms I went into where I was the only girl in the physics class, I never questioned the fact that I didn’t belong there."