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Science Policy Fellow - Jessica Henkel

Implementing Organization

The National Academies of Sciences and Engineering Gulf Research Program (NASEM GRP)


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Funding Organization

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

Funding Program

NASEM Gulf Research Program Fellowships


Project Category

Human and Social

Project Actions

Education and Outreach

Targeted Resources

Human and/or Institutional Capacity

Project Description

Dr. Henkel received her Ph.D. in ecology and evolutionary biology at Tulane University. She holds an M.S. in biology from the University of New Orleans and a B.A. in English from Stony Brook University. Her dissertation research investigated how environmental changes and habitat degradation are impacting the coastal habitats of the Gulf of Mexico and the effects these changes are having on bird populations that migrate through them.


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