Meet Our Team

One Hive

Scientific Advisor

Samantha Alger, PhD

Samantha serves as Scientific Advisor to One Hive. In this role, she works collaboratively with the Philanthropic Advisor, Advisory Council and Founder to implement One Hive’s mission and strategic plan. She is part of the team working to launch the public roll-out of the foundation, develop the Foundation’s strategic plan, and define the Foundation’s philanthropic goals. 


Outside of One Hive, Samantha is a Research Assistant Professor in the Plant and Soil Science Department at the University of Vermont (UVM). Her research aims to improve the health of both managed and wild pollinators through research, education and outreach. At UVM, she conducts research on bee disease, teaches introductory beekeeping courses, and directs the Vermont Bee Lab, a lab that offers disease diagnostic services for Vermont beekeepers.