About Miriam

I'm a marine biologist working at the intersection of science, policy, and communication. Currently, I'm proud to be a Legislative Assistant with the office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14).


News and Events

10 Feb 2013: My Sea Grant fellowship has ended, but I'm pleased to announce that I'm starting as a Legislative Assistant with the office of Congresswoman Jackie Speier (CA-14).

5 Feb 2014: Proud that my co-authors and I contributed to a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of 2013. This is our chapter.

20 Nov 2013: New paper with Andrew Titmus & Michael Ford on distribution and abundance of plastic debris out in PLOS ONE! The data is archived at CCE LTER's Datazoo repository. Also check out Figshare for even more information. There's an informal blog post too.

31 Oct 2013: I spoke at TEDxOslo on garbage patch myths and facts. Here's the video.


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