Professor Boothe is an Antarctic historian who has been studying, reading, and writing Antarctic history for nearly 30 years. During her multiple trips to the Antarctic, she has seen many of the places where the events she writes and lectures about happened. She has previously taught courses at the Fromm on The Race to the South Pole, Tales of Antarctic Survival, the History of Whaling, and the Story of the Alaska Highway. She has been a popular lecturer on Antarctic tourist trips, been interviewed on NPR, and spoken to multiple groups in the Bay Area and elsewhere. Her critically acclaimed book, The Storied Ice: Adventure, Exploration, and Discovery in the Antarctic Peninsula Region, originally published in 2011, appeared in a second edition in South America in 2016 and is about to be published in a Chinese language edition. A member of the Explorers Club since 2007, Professor Boothe is a past Chair of the Northern California Chapter. She has been secretary of the Antarctican Society since 2014 and recently delivered the Society’s inaugural virtual lecture (which was recorded and is still available on the Society’s website [].)