Katharine Shelledy

Program: Neil Richmond Award


Oregon Institute of Marine Biology


Katharine is a junior studying biology at Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA. She is spending fall term at University of Oregon’s Oregon Institute of Marine Biology as a guest student in order to experience the immersive ocean-research program in which she has been interested for many years.

Professional and Research Interests: 

Katharine is interested in pursuing marine conservation biology as a career path. Upon graduating from Juniata College, she intends to earn her doctorate and contribute to the study and preservation of our oceans.