Science, Communication, and Community in a Warming World

For my PhD research, I am working with the Hog Island and Tomales Bay Oyster Companies to develop strategies for improving oysters' ability to withstand temperature-driven disease outbreaks.

Public scholarship and Activism are key components of my work - I strive to clearly communicate climate and ocean science, while amplifying marginalized voices and perspectives.

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Research

Shellfish Aquaculture in Changing Ocean

As a graduate student at UC Davis, I am studying the effects of warming on temperature-related disease outbreaks in California oyster farms and whether we can .

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Public Engagement

Communicating About How climate Change Affects The Ocean and Our Communities

I write and speak about ocean + climate science, civically engaged science & the need for justice, equity, diversity & inclusion.

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What's the latest?

Check out some of my recent research & public scholarship efforts!

"Seagrasses turn back the clock on ocean acidification"

March 2021 | EurekAlert!

"Science in Action: Exploring the Future of U.S. Aquaculture"

October 2020 | A COMPASS Roundtable on Ocean Aquaculture

"What Civically Engaged Science Can Look Like: Our Work Doesn’t End With Elections"

October 2020 | A blog post by the COMPASS Scientist Sentinels

"Oceans Under A Changing Climate"

October 2020 | Unfold Podcast, UC Davis

"OK With Decay—Under the Bay"

October 2020 | The Exploratorium's After Dark Online Series

Ocean & Climate Science Column

2018 - PRESENT | Forbes