Lauren was the first graduate student in the lab and finished in August 2017 with a MS degree. The title of her thesis was, "Social outcomes of coastal ecosystem management: the role of stakeholder values and norms" and she worked in Martha's Vineyard - access it here. Lauren is currently enjoying some much earned vacation and travel time!
Max finished his BS degree in Natural Resource Economics in May 2017 and earned many awards for his exceptional performance in the classroom. Max worked on data analysis while in the lab, looking at gear effects on coral reef fish assemblages in Lombok, Indonesia. He is currently in Ghana helping PhD student Evans Arizi.
Jack graduated URI in May 2017 with a BS degree in Marine Biology. At graduation he was awarded the highest honors for his GPA. While in the lab, he worked on coral reef restoration data entry and analyses, learning how to code in R. Jack is currently working at Lake George as a dive instructor and educator at a youth camp.
Aditi joined the lab during the summer of 2016 between her Freshman and Sophomore years at URI as part of the Coastal Fellows program. She learned how to code in R and looked at fisheries catch in Tanimbar Kei, Indonesia - see her poster here. Aditi is currently studying Marine Biology and hopes to rejoin the lab in her Senior year.