Alexis Malcomb joined USRT in April of 2016. Previous to USRT, she worked for the U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station working on native plant research in the Great Basin. She has assisted on a myriad of lab and field research projects relating to: fire restoration, native plant revegetation, plant selection, seed technology, agricultural seed production, seed increase, and projected species range shifts due to climate change. She has obtained multiple degrees in Applied and Social Sciences with an interest in creating a bridge between research, policy, and community. She lives in Boise Idaho with her husband and has been active on many local community boards.