I hold a Master’s degree in Marine Sciences from the University of South Alabama with specialization in Biological Oceanography and Coral Reef Ecology. This great achievement was conferred upon me in 2006 and made possible through a William J. Fulbright/OAS Ecology Fellowship.


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