Alana McGillis

For hire: doodler, geologist, dog sitter

Alana is an illustrator from Cape Cod, MA. She studied Geology at Smith College before working at the Paleontological Research Institution. She has been lucky to have illustrated for scientists at PRI, the Critical Zone Observatories, Williams College and Smith College. Making research accessible and fun is something she's passionate about. In 2017 she illustrated her first children's book, Daring to Dig. If you have science that you are interested in sharing with the world feel free to contact her at