Sarah Kolesar is the primary point of contact for researchers, graduate students, and undergraduates working under - or applying for - Sea Grant support. She joined Sea Grant in 2009 and became our research program specialist the following year. A former associate program manager at the Office of Naval Research's Biological oceanography program, Sarah holds a PhD in estuarine ecology from the University of Maryland and spent two years as a visiting professor at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Her research interests include the effects of low oxygen on trophic interactions, with a focus on fish, copepods and jellyfish, spatially explicit bioenergetics modeling and individual-based models. She has worked on research projects in Chesapeake Bay, Lake Erie, the Gulf of Mexico and the Black Sea.
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