Michael Graw is an Assistant Editor at Footnote, where he collaborates with academic researchers to increase the impact of their ideas and expertise by sharing them with a broader audience. Michael is a writer, editor, and multimedia producer specializing in research communication. In addition to his work with Footnote, he contributes to The Scientist and Smore, a science magazine for young people. He has also worked as a documentary photographer and filmmaker for research institutions including Oregon Sea Grant and the University of Delaware College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment. Michael holds a Ph.D. in Ocean Ecology and Biogeochemistry from Oregon State University.