J.J. Howard Laboratory Director; Branch Chief of the Fisheries Ecology Branch; Supervisory Research Fishery Biologist
Expertise: The impacts of environmental change (climate and ocean acidification) on living marine resources and ecosystem dynamics through laboratory experiments. Fish behavior and basic life history ecology. Habitat suitability and connectivity in estuarine and coastal ocean environments studied through field surveys and experimentation. Recently named the James J. Howard Laboratory Director, she is leading efforts to renovate the lab building and consolidate all the staff in one building.