Nicole Carlozo holds a BA in Biology and English from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She also earned a Certificate of Geospatial Analysis and MEM in Coastal Environmental Management from Duke University. While at Duke, she participated in community-driven research and spatial analysis projects through collaborations with local non-profit organizations such as The Nature Conservancy.
She now works with the Maryland Chesapeake and Coastal Service to reduce coastal vulnerability to future storm events, shoreline change, sea level rise, increased nutrient loading, and other climate impacts through conservation and restoration planning, siting, design, and policy coordination. Nicole also supports Maryland’s Working Waterfronts Initiative through grant writing, workshop planning, and project management. Her interests include fisheries/aquaculture, environmental communications, and GIS/marine spatial planning. You can read about Nicole at her Duke Alumni Blog “Flying Fish.”