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Neal Overstrom

Biologist, designer and educator Neal Overstrom has been director of the Nature Lab since 2010. He earned a BS in Biology from the University of Connecticut, an MA in Zoology from Connecticut College and an MA in Landscape Architecture from the University of Massachusetts/Amherst. Before coming to RISD, Overstrom held senior positions in exhibit development, zoological management and aquatic animal research at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

Fall 2019 Courses

  • GRAD-146G-01 Biodesign Studio
  • MA, Connecticut College
  • MLA, University of Massachusetts