Heidi Benstead

Program Coordinator

202 Oliver-Barnard | (205) 348-1706 | heidi.benstead@ua.edu

Benstead has a B.S in Marine Biology, a M.S in Entomology, 15 years lab/field biological research experience, a few yoga certifications, an interest in palliative care, and is an avid knitter. Past positions include: Greenpeace canvasser, grave yard shift gummy fruit machine cleaner, tea server at hippy hot tub joint, bartender, roofing helper, forklift operator/shrink wrapper, bindery/printing worker, employee at organic sauerkraut factory, and aquatic biologist at remote field station on North Slope of Alaska. Stop by her office any time for snacks, coffee, and sympathy.