Academic Communications Manager
Science and Education
Mark has served in a variety of roles at the Field since 1990. He is currently Academic Communications Manager in the Collections, Conservation, & Research VP's Office, where he writes and edits newsletters, reports, and other materials that highlight the wonders of FMNH science. On the side, Mark has served as a content advisor on Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World's Fair (2013-14), Specimens: Unlocking the Secrets of Life (2016-17), Mr. Akeley's Camera (2018-19), and A Natural Talent: The Taxidermy of Carl Cotton (2020), and consulted on content updates for several permanent exhibitions.
For more information see https://markalvey.academia.edu