Congratulations to Lauri Leach, who has been named a 2021 Knauss Finalist! One of the most prestigious marine policy fellowships in the U.S, the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program places early career professionals in federal government offices in Washington, D.C. for one year starting February 2021. Fellows are placed in both legislative and executive positions, following a placement week this fall. Stay tuned to find out where Lauri will be next year!
Lauri is a current Masters student in the Cammen lab whose research focuses on pinnipeds in the Penobscot River. To learn more, check out her research blog and stunning photos from the field.