Writing.

Science Minded is a 12-piece blog I wrote for the San Diego Union Tribune that introduced students, parents and teachers to the many aspects of science through my professional and personal experiences as a marine biologist. A few examples can be found below:

Marine biologist stays dry.

How I became a marine biologist.

Careers span the waterfront.

 

The Lightning of Catatumbo is a creative nonfiction piece I wrote about the social and environmental issues surrounding coral reefs on the Caribbean island of Curaçao. My story can be found here.

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Marfan syndrome awareness.

I wrote a blog post and a letter to the editor in Science to bring more light to this under-diagnosed disorder.

Film advisor.

I have advised the production of a high school and a university-level documentary on coral reef conservation. The Pace University film was part of an undergraduate course co-taught by Andrew Revkin and that I hosted and advised group when a the class visited Curaçao. The High Tech High School (San Diego) film included taking a group of high school teachers to Curaçao.

 A project meeting for the Pace University documentary class prior to shooting their film about conservation issues in Curaçao.

A project meeting for the Pace University documentary class prior to shooting their film about conservation issues in Curaçao.

 An article in a Curaçao newspaper about the High Tech High project I helped lead learning and documenting coral reef conservation issues with the island as a case study and documentary subject.

An article in a Curaçao newspaper about the High Tech High project I helped lead learning and documenting coral reef conservation issues with the island as a case study and documentary subject.