Science Communication Workshops

In March 2021, I hosted a workshop, “Using Art to Communicate Science” at The Nature Conservancy’s Global Science Gathering. I was quite nervous because this is the first time I created and led a workshop by myself. However, I tested the prototype workshop with my dearest friends at the Humphries Lab. I got great adviceContinue reading “Science Communication Workshops”

The Knauss Fellowship

What is the Knauss Fellowship? The Knauss Fellowship (according to its website) is a one year opportunity for US graduate students with an interest in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes resources and in the national policy decisions affecting those resources to work in the Executive and Legislative branches of the federal government. This fellowship isContinue reading “The Knauss Fellowship”

Snapper Tales

A children’s book project My first children’s book, “Snapper Tales” is based on my dissertation research on deep-water snappers. Readers will follow the journey of a young snapper, Ellie (name TBD), as she navigates the deep waters to find her school. She discovered that there are SO many red snappers, but which one is herContinue reading “Snapper Tales”

Fishery Science 101

Fishery science is often confused with its cousin subject: marine biology. They are similar and related but not identical. Like most branches in science, everything is connected. In the realm of fisheries science itself, there are numerous foci that one can study. However, to elucidate the differences and similarities between marine biology and fisheries science,Continue reading “Fishery Science 101”

Fishing the Line: Out of Fish and Out of Time

(This article was written for and published by in February 2016) Growing up in an archipelago, I listened to tales of the sea, with its bountiful nature and troughs of treasures. It is inconceivable that one day, all of those fish could cease to exist. We hold steadfast to the notion that the ocean willContinue reading “Fishing the Line: Out of Fish and Out of Time”