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Sarah Watson

Coastal Climate and Resilience Program Specialist

Employed by the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium since 2017.

Contact Info

(843) 953-2097

About Sarah Watson

Sarah addresses the coastal climate and resiliency needs of a variety of constituencies by extending science-based climate, weather, and resiliency information and providing hands-on operational and technical support. She also contributes to research driven by community needs and provides operational and technical support for coastal-climate issues. Sarah joined the Consortium in 2017, in a position shared with Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments program at the University of South Carolina.

Sarah has a dual M.S. in public policy and city and regional planning, with concentrations in climate adaptation and coastal resilience, from Rutgers University, and a B.A. in journalism from Temple University. Prior to graduate school, she worked as an environmental journalist at The Press of Atlantic City in New Jersey. While in graduate school, she worked via subcontract with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Office for Coastal Management to develop risk communication training materials.

Learn more about the Coastal Climate and Resilience program.