Disciplines: Ocean Sciences
Dr. Kristen Weiss is a scientist turned science communicator who works with academics to increase the impact of their research. She is currently the Communications Coordinator for the Long Term Ecological Research network, and was previously an Early Career Fellow in Science Communication at Stanford's Center for Ocean Solutions. Kristen received her her Ph.D. from James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, where she studied marine governance using policy network analysis. Her goal is to continue communicating about significant environmental issues and contribute to better conservation and management strategies to protect our threatened ecosystems.