Smith Fellows
Class of 2014


Michael Bogan
“Of farmers and fish: balancing salmon populations, aquatic biodiversity and water resource needs during drought”
Mentors: Dr. Stephanie Carlson at University of California, Berkeley, Michael Reichmuth at the National Park Service and Dr. Joseph Kiernan at NOAA

Chelsea Rochman
“Mitigating pollution and conserving fish populations through science-based management of microplastic debris in large urban watersheds”
Mentors: Dr. Swee J. Teh at University of California, Davis, Dr. Susanne Brander of University of North Carolina, Wilmington, Dr. Sherry Lippiatt at NOAA and Dr. Debra L. Denton at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Ashley Smyth
“Using bivalves to control nutrient pollution: implications for management, aquaculture and conservation”
Mentors: Drs. Iris Anderson and Bongkeun Song at Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William and Mary and Karen Hudson of Virginia Sea Grant

Diogo Veríssimo
“Using social return on investment to evaluate and improve conservation outreach”
Mentors: Dr. Paul Ferraro at Georgia State University and Kevin Green and Monica Pearce of RARE