Meredith Whitten

Meredith Whitten

Career Interests

Marine spatial planning, elasmobranch conservation, marine protected area design and policy
Employment Sought:
Internships

Education

Master of Environmental Management, May 2019
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Coastal Environmental Management
 
Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, May 2014
Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Major: Environmental Sciences
Related coursework: environmental policy, ecology, conservation, and water resources

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Contact

meredith.whitten@duke.edu

Additional Information

Additional Skills
• Highly proficient with social media and Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience with GIS and underwater videography Honors Thesis, High Honors July 2013 - May 2014
• “GIS Mapping of Raccoon (Procyon Lotor) Trails and Associated Invertebrate and Vertebrate Traces in Stormwashover Fans, St. Catherines Island, Georgia.”
Adviser: Dr. Anthony Martin James
Lester Scholarship, Emory University April 2013
Emory Scholar, Robert W. Woodruff Scholarship, Emory University April 2010
 
Publications
Martin, A.J. and Whitten, M.J. “First Known Fossil Bird Tracks (Pleistocene) on San Salvador Island, The Bahamas.” Geologica Acta, March 2015.
 
Conference Presentations
Whitten, Meredith and Martin, Anthony. (April 2014) “GIS Mapping of Raccoon (Procyon Lotor) Trails and Associated Invertebrate and Vertebrate Traces in Stormwashover Fans, St. Catherines Island, Georgia,” presented at Geological Society of America, Southeastern Section Meeting, Ichnology in the Southeast USA Session, Blacksburg, Virginia.
I possess a strong background in program management and volunteer education as well as technical experience with GIS and advanced science and ecology courses.

Graduation Date

May 2019

Preferred Sector

Federal Government
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government

Skills

ecology
fisheries science and policy
GIS
marine protected areas management
project management

Languages

English

Preferred Location

Mid-Atlantic
Southeast
West