The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music.
— Lewis Thomas

Kimberly King

Science Chair, Science & Math, Middle and Upper School


M.S. Zoology, Washington State University
B.S. Zoology, minor Biology and Ecology, Washington State University

Mrs. King teaches biology and chemistry and serves as the faculty adviser to the middle and upper-school student council. Before teaching, Mrs. King did field work, serving as a biologist working with the United Nations Development Program and the Ministry of the Environment in Africa to aid in the establishment of Cape Verde’s first protected area. After returning from Africa, Mrs. King taught a variety of university biology courses at WSU. Mrs. King loves hiking, backpacking, rock climbing and spending time with her husband, son, and daughter.