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Rachel Shea

National Geographic

Rachel Hartigan Shea has been a writer and editor with National Geographic since 2012. Previously she worked at the Washington Post as editor of the books section and at U.S. News & World Report, among other publications. She covered the 2017 National Geographic expedition to Nikumaroro which brought forensic dogs to the island to search for Amelia Earhart's remains.


Rachel participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: