Michelle Horton

Michelle Horton

Communications and External Relations Manager

Encina Hall East

616 Serra St., E-408

Stanford, CA 94305-4205


(650)498-4129 (voice)


Michelle manages FSE’s communications and external relations strategy to maximize the impact of the center’s research agenda. Most recently she served as the communications coordinator at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory for three years. She has a background in the non-profit sector as a program associate supporting educational and environmental organizations including the We Teach Science Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation and Compton Foundation. She holds a master’s degree in Interactive Environmental Journalism from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno and a bachelor's degree in Ecology and Systematic Biology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.