Science Policy Fellow – Marcy Cockrell


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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Funding Organization

The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS - GRP)

Funding Program

NAS Gulf Research Program - Fellowships

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP and Transocean
Controlling Document: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Year Awarded: 2018

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Project Description

Dr. Cockrell holds a Ph.D. in marine resource assessment from the University of South Florida (USF) and an M.S. in marine science from Northeastern University. Her dissertation work used fisheries-dependent datasets and novel statistical modeling to understand the response and resilience of commercial reef fishermen to theDeepwater Horizonoil spill and recent management changes in the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Cockrell has gained experience in science communication and policy through a variety of forums, including participation in organized Congressional visits to Capitol Hill, leading a science communication workshop, and working as a science mentor for three years with USFis Oceanography Camp for Girls. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Cockrell worked as a research technician at Brown University, where she conducted extensive field work to investigate the ecology of urbanized estuaries.

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Project ID: 864
Project Name: Science Policy Fellow – Marcy Cockrell
SourceUID: NAS_SPF_2018_Mar
Latitude: 30.43880385
Longitude: -84.28068439
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Unknown
Project Category: Human and Social
Project Action: Education and Outreach
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Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2019
Implementing Organization: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Maggie Walser
Point of Contact – Phone: mwalser@nas.edu
Point of Contact – Email: None
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: http://www.nationalacademies.org/gulf/fellowships/science-policy/current-and-past-fellows/index.htm
Project Comments: None
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
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Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
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Purpose: None
Public Access: None
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Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
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Additional Acreage: None
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 55000
DWH Funder: The National Academies of Sciences Gulf Research Program (NAS – GRP)
DWH Funder Type: Private
DWH Funding Program: NAS Gulf Research Program – Fellowships
DWH Dollar Amount : 55000
DWH Source: BP and Transocean
Fund Origin: Criminal Settlement
Controlling Documents: Guilty Plea Agreement between BP and U.S. Department of Justice, Guilty Plea Agreement between Transocean and U.S. Department of Justice
Award Year: 2018
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0