Annaliese works at the place where science, policy, and people meet. Informed by her training as a scientist, she leads workshops in storytelling and science communication, writes about the intersection of human dimensions, conservation, and natural resource management, and creates multi-media products that bring scientific discoveries into decision-making arenas.
Annaliese serves as chairperson-elect for the Communication & Engagement Section of the Ecological Society of America, and is an active member of the San Francisco Bay Area chapter of 500 Women Scientists.
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 oysters. To learn more, watch this video and this video, and read this story about her PhD research.