Bethany Laursen is an M.A. student in Philosophy and a Ph.D. student in Community Sustainability at MSU. She previously received a B.S. in Biological Science with a minor in Chemistry (summa cum laude) from Biola University in 2006, and an M.S. in Environment & Resources and Forestry from UW-Madison in 2013. After practicing as an interdisciplinary environmental scholar and educator for 10 years, she switched fields to study theories of interdisciplinarity itself. She is particularly interested in tools that enhance interdisciplinary reasoning. She also maintains an evaluation, data visualization, and leadership consultancy. Read more at http://www.bethanylaursen.com/.