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Kyra N. Krakos

Kyra Krakos

Plant Humanities Faculty Resident

Kyra N. Krakos is an associate professor of biology and program director for the sustainability program at Maryville University, and a research associate at Missouri Botanical Garden. She is a St. Louis Biodiversity Fellow in the Living Earth Collaborative. Krakos received her PhD at Washington University in St. Louis. She was Science Educator of the Year by the STL Academy of Science in 2016. She is passionate about helping students and the community understand and connect to the importance of plants in their daily lives. Her research focuses on the need to understand the dynamics of the natural world in a changing environment.