John Basil Read, IV


John Read is a PhD student at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. He has a background in Fire Protection with experience working as a firefighter and emergency medical practitioner. Engaging in a career transition, John began working for the National Park Service while pursuing an M.S. in Recreation Administration. John’s experience working in Antarctica fostered an interest in visitor codes of conduct especially as they pertain to the polar regions. He currently sits as co-chair for the US Association of Polar Early Career Scientists and national committee representative for the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists.