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Science Policy Fellow - Stephanie Sharuga

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. Sharuga received a Ph.D. in oceanography and coastal sciences from Louisiana State University, where she studied and developed approaches for evaluating deep-sea benthic megafaunal communities in the northern Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. She also holds an M.S. in environmental management and sustainability from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a B.S. in biology and earth and ocean sciences from the University of Victoria in Canada.


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Project Partners

US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

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