Brita Jessen, Ph.D., recently joined the Consortium in a newly created role as interdisciplinary research and partnerships lead. Brita will continue to foster existing partnerships and forge new ones as she works to build research teams and develop actionable science tailored to stakeholder needs.
Brita earned a Ph.D. in oceanography from the University of Rhode Island and a B.A. in biology from Wellesley College. She previously was the research coordinator for the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve in Florida.