Carol Francis, Historian
Carol has studied the Polar Regions since 1980 when she joined Roald Amundsen Lodge 6-48, Sons of Norway, in Sacramento. She has a Masters in History at California State University, Sacramento, with a focus on world history and medieval history, and has a deep passion for polar history.
She is fluent in Norwegian from being an exchange student in Norway and working on a farm and in a prison, and speaks passable German and Spanish. Carol is joining the Quark team this season and looking foward to sharing her passion for travel.
Carol has joined these expeditions:
What skills do you bring to the job?
She has volunteered for Antarctic and Arctic trips with Students on Ice out of Ottawa, Canada. Her favorite trip was a Blue Whale Research project with this program, and you will probably find her on the bridge looking for whales, her secondary passion. Carol has traveled widely, and works as a travel agent in Citrus Heights, California.