Tanya Harrison

Dr. Tanya Harrison

Professional Martian, Researcher at ASU

Dr. Tanya Harrison calls herself a “Professional Martian,” and is currently the Director of Research for Arizona State University’s Space Technology and Science (NewSpace) Initiative. She specializes in the geology of Mars and has worked in science and mission operations for multiple NASA missions over the past decade. She’s also pint-sized, quirky, and can always be found sporting a spacey shirt of some kind.