Dr. Paul Hardersen is currently serving as the founder and Chief Executive Officer for Trouvaille. His passion for travel and exploration led him to the creation of Trouvaille with the desire to help people from all backgrounds and locations to explore their world through travel and to truly connect with people from around the world. Throughout his life thus far, Dr. Hardersen has traveled extensively and that includes most U.S. states, Caribbean islands from St. Martin to Grenada, England, Italy, Israel, France, Germany, Romania, and Singapore.
Dr. Hardersen’s past accomplishments include earning undergraduate degrees in political science and geology from Iowa State University and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in geology from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has more than 15 years experience conducting basic scientific research on the compositions of main-belt asteroids via NASA research grant funding and has extensive experience teaching both undergraduate and graduate college students.