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Hometown: Rome, Italy
Major when you attended ECU: Ecology
Academic Degrees: MS, Marine Biology and Oceanography, Universita' Politecnica delle Marche di Ancona (Italy), 2005;
PhD, Coastal Resources Management, East Carolina University, 2013
After ECU: NOAA- Sea Grant Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship
How did you choose your area of graduate study?
What did you find most challenging/rewarding about your graduate school experience?
How do you think your ECU graduate education has helped you, either professionally or personally?
Tell us about your current job with NOAA and what is cool about it/why you find it rewarding?
Tell us a bit about your review of the Magnuson-Stevens Act:
What recognition are you most proud of and why?
What would you say to someone considering ECU as a potential graduate school?
Hobbies: I enjoy playing guitar, listening to music and practicing lots of sports, such as soccer, swimming, and surfing. Spending time outdoors is always awesome.
College & Dept.: Dept. of Biology, Institute of Coastal Science & Policy
class: Coastal Ecological Processes
who influenced you the most:
job: NOAA Fishery Science Center or FAO, always dealing with shark fishery issues
Your words to live by: "We need more social scientists."
Significant life lesson you learned while at ECU: Stay focused and always think out of the box.