Shannon Switzer

Shannon Switzer is a published conservation writer, award-winning photographer and one of National Geographics 2011 Young Explorer Grantees. With a B.S. in Biological Sciences and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara, Shannon has conducted field research and photographed endangered species and remote cultures worldwide. Shes lived in Australia, Uganda, the Seychelles Islands and on a boat sailing and surfing 3,000 miles down the coast of Mexico and Central America. [+]