Ann Chamberlain is a teacher, an ecologist, a research scientist, and an avid bird watcher. She is currently teaching college credit Chemistry and Physics at South Umpqua High School.
She previously taught at Umpqua Community College, Monmouth University (NJ), The University of the West Indies, Rutgers, The University College of Rhodesia and the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle.
She holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Zoology from the University of Michigan, and attended Connecticut College for Women. As a doctoral candidate, she worked in Rhodesia on a study of a pandemic parasitic infection.
In addition to teaching part-time, Ann is a Director of the Klamath Landscape Academy, a non-profit supporting graduate student research in the Klamath Mountains, a Director of The Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers, and active in several pure-bred dog associations. She has published several scientific papers, dog articles and two books on dogs.