Rebecca Taggart


M.S. Chemistry


Rebecca graduated from Colorado College with a B.A. in chemistry. After a Fulbright in Germany, she received her M.S. in chemistry from Drexel University.


Before Fusion Rebecca taught science at Gateway High School in San Francisco. In the 1980s she worked at the EPA and taught the facts about climate change and ozone depletion in public forums. She went on to become an economic officer in the U.S. diplomatic corps before turning to teaching.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Hiking in Norway every summer
  • Made a film shown at the Sundance Film Festival
  • Is addicted to gardening