David Russell

Head Instructor

David Russell of Pali Institute

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Education: B.S. in Environmental Science with a minor in Geographic Information Systems from the University of Maryland

Before university, David worked as an elementary school teaching intern in his hometown. During college he was part of a research team examining insect and soil ecology in agricultural fields, where he learned that fieldwork experiences are the basis of an environmental education. He brings his love of nature and teaching to Pali.