bree kessler is an alaska and hawaii based freelance writer, part time ethnographer, and humorist.  IMG_3713 she was born and raised in detroit. in addition to her career as a writer, she holds master’s degrees in social work, public health, natural resource management, and psychology. bree is a phd candidate in environmental psychology from the graduate center of the city university of new york.  she teaches courses both domestically and internationally in geography, urban design, civic engagement, psychology, public health, and women’s studies as well as holds a certificate in online instructional design.  her research interests are in creative placemaking, diy urbanism, art as social practice, and new technologies for education. her writing on topics such as community gardening, wildlife biology, reproductive health, bluegrass music, and reality tv has appeared in several regional and national publications. she is the author of the travel guidebook moon big island of hawaii and has contributed to several books on the topic of women’s health. bree can be reached at wintercitydesign AT

%d bloggers like this: