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Early Career Research Fellow - Christine Angelini

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University of Florida


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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine – Gulf Research Program (NASEM - GRP)

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NASEM Gulf Research Program Fellowships


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Education and Outreach

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Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Dr. Christine Angelini is an Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Sciences in the Engineering School for Sustainable Infrastructure and the Environment at the University of Florida. She received her PhD in Biology from the University of Florida in 2014 and a Bachelors in Science from Brown University in 2007. She is an experimental community ecologist whose research focuses on the mechanisms underpinning the organization and resilience of coastal ecosystems. She was the recipient of the 2019 Cronin Award for Early Career Scientists from the Coastal and Estuarine Research Foundation, the 2020 University of Florida Water Institute Early Faculty Career Award, 2020 Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Faculty Leadership Award and was awarded a Career Award from the National Science Foundation in 2017. She mentors a diverse and active research group at the University of Florida and regularly publishes with her graduate and undergraduate students in a variety of high profile journals including Nature Communications, Nature Ecology and Evolution and Ecology Letters. She is actively involved in efforts to improve gender equity in academia and has published research articles on this topic. She is also a mother of three girls, ages 5 and 3 (twins), and a wife and thus juggles her academic activities with family time.


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