Lab Alumni

 

2017

Abby Bennett, Ph.D.

Associate in Research, World Food Policy Center, Duke University

Abigail.bennett@duke.edu

 

 

Elizabeth Clark, Ph.D.

Knauss Marine Policy Fellow

Elizabeth.c.clark@duke.edu

 

 

2016

Donovan Loh

Duke University Undergraduate [Bio]

Febe Granados

Duke University Undergraduate [Bio]

Jason Dinh

Duke University Undergraduate [Bio]

2015

Peter Zaykoski

Duke University Research Technician [Bio]

2014

Guillermo Ortuno Crespo

Duke University Undergraduate [Bio]

Samantha Emmert

Duke University Undergraduate [Bio]

Emily Marino

Duke University Undergraduate [Bio]

Katlyn May

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Investigating Best Practices of Conservation Education for the African Wildlife Foundation [link] [Bio]

Meg Perry

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Tools for Comprehensive Proactive Planning: Backcasting Long-Term Water Supply Scenarios for a Large Southeastern River [link] [Bio]

Megan Rayfield

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Investigating the relationship between management practices and genetic diversity: a population genetics study of pen shell clam (Atrina tuberculosa) in the Gulf of California, Mexico [link] [Bio]

Ainsley Smith

Lab Manager [Bio]

 

2013

Abby Furnish

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Evaluation of Triple Bottom Line Impacts of Resourceful Communities’ Creating New Economies Fund [link] [Bio]

Mason Reynolds

Duke University Undergraduate [Bio]

 

2012

Leslie Acton

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: A Preliminary Examination of the Impacts of Faith and Religion in the Use of Common-Pool Resources: The Case of Artisanal Fisheries in Kino Bay and Punta Chueca, Mexico [link] [Bio]

Sharon Benjamin

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Visualizing Access in New England’s Groundfish Fishery: Examining Access to Fish Dealers Using Geospatial Analysis [link]
Current Position: Working for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA) as a GIS & Fisheries Specialist, contracted through Integrated Statistics.

Nicole Carlozo

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Climate Adaptation in North Carolina: Assessing Coastal Habitat for Natural Shoreline Stabilization [link] [Bio]

Megan Jungwiwattanaporn

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Towards More Standardization in the Collecting and Reporting of Marine Ecosystem Service Valuations [link] [Bio]

Connie Liu

Duke University Marine Lab, 2010 – 2012.
Current Position: International Affairs Associate at the American College of Cardiology in Washington, DC. [Bio]

Douglas Perron

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Physical and Program Options for the Inland Migration of Louisiana’s Coastal Wetlands in Response to Relative Sea Level Rise [link]

Saiontoni Sarkar

Research Technician, 2011 – 2012.
Current Position: Masters Student, School of Marine & Environmental Affairs,  University of Washington. [Bio]

Lindsay Spurrier

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: An analysis of restoration projects to inform partnerships for wetland mitigation in southeast Alaska [link] [Bio]

Patricia Elena Villegas

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: A Preliminary Evaluation of The State of the World’s Sea Turtles (SWOT) Program [link] [Bio]

 

2011

Kaitlyn Bedick

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Describing Challenges Facing Marine Protected Area Effectiveness and the Potential Role of Certification Programs: A Case Study of Turtle Harbour in Utila, Honduras [link]

Mary Clark

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Effort Management in the Maine Lobster Fishery [link]

Jessica Daniel

Masters in Ecosystem Science and Conservation
Master’s Project: Determining Local Perceptions and Challenges for Environmental Conservation in Utila, Honduras [link] [Bio]

Sarah Finn

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: A Holistic Approach to Reducing Plastic Marine Debris in Coastal North Carolina [link]

Caitlin Hamer

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: An Evaluation of Marine Education Facilities in Carteret County, North Carolina [link] [Bio]

Elise Leduc

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: An Evaluation of GIS Prioritizations for Selecting Wetland Mitigation Sites: Cook Inlet Case Study [link] [Bio]

Cassie Ornell

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: A Holistic Approach to Reducing Plastic Marine Debris in Coastal North Carolina [link]

Aaron Ramus

Bookhout Research Scholar
Research: Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the pen shell Atrina tuberculosa from the Gulf of California (pen shell population genetics) [Bio]
Current Position: M.S. Marine Biology Candidate, University of North Carolina Wilmington

Kirby Rootes-Murdy

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: Working towards environmental restoration through small scale engagement in coastal North Carolina [link]

 

2010

Michelle Loquine

Masters in Coastal Environmental Management
Master’s Project: The Human Dimensions of Sustainable Fisheries Management: Understanding the Importance of Social Impact Assessment in the Development of Limited Access Privilege Programs in Fisheries Management [link] [Bio]