Marine spatial planning, elasmobranch conservation, marine protected area design and policy
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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• 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
Martin, A.J. and Whitten, M.J. “First Known Fossil Bird Tracks (Pleistocene) on San Salvador Island, The Bahamas.” Geologica Acta, March 2015.
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.
Non-profit / NGO
Research Institute / Think Tank
State / Local Government
fisheries science and policy
marine protected areas management