About Annaliese

Dr. Annaliese Hettinger is a marine ecologist and science communicator.  She is a postdoctoral fellow at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory and Chairperson-elect of the Ecological Society of America Communication & Engagement Section.

Annaliese holds a BS with Honors in Marine Biology from Dalhousie University, a MS with Distinction in Biology from California State University Northridge, and a PhD in Ecology from University of California Davis. Her doctoral research demonstrated the consequences of global change for shelled organisms in coastal marine environments. To learn more, watch this video and this video, and read this story about her work.

She is a Mama to two boys and enjoys singing, taking pictures, gardening, reading, writing, and canoe-backpacking.