Dr. Kalina Grabb is a 2023 Sea Grant Knauss Fellow joining OAP as an International Policy Fellow. Kalina recently earned her PhD in Chemical Oceanography from the MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) Joint Program. Her dissertation research focused on the role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) within coral and seagrass ecosystem health and function. During her PhD, she also focused on outreach for a community science tool with the newly developed hand-held pH meter (the pHyter). Kalina earned her B.A. in Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Engineering from Harvard University. She also interned at Marine Megafauna Foundation (Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia) and conducted research at the Ocean University of China (Qingdao, China) as a Fulbright Fellow. As a Knauss Fellow, she is excited to support global communities that are involved in ocean acidification programs across various sectors such as science, policy, and community engagement. She will serve as the GOA-ON Secretariat.
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