Kris Hirst is an archaeologist and science writer. She has worked as a principal investigator for the Louis Berger Group (2000-2005) and a project archaeologist for the University of Iowa's Office of the State Archaeologist (1986-2000).
Kris has written for ThoughtCo and About Education since 1997. In addition, Kris has published her work in a number of magazines, including Science and Archaeology. She has also participated in panel discussions and presented conference papers related to use of the Internet as a tool for sharing archaeological information with the public.
Kris earned her M.A. in anthropology from the University of Iowa. She received a B.Ed. from Illinois State University.