photo of Dustin James

Program - OSG Summer Scholars

Assignment - As a 2017 Summer Scholar, Dustin will be working with the Wild Rivers Coast Alliance (WRCA) in Bandon, OR, using photos to contribute to the development of sustainable tourism on the southern Oregon coast.

Education - Dustin is a senior at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) majoring in Ecology, Behavior, and Evolution and minoring in Photography. He currently volunteers in UCSD’s Biology Department where he photographs morphological aspects of various ant species. He will be continuing his education at UCSD for another year before graduating in 2018.

Professional and research interests - Dustin’s passions are widely varied and include photography, insects, the environment, music, and cats. He hopes to find a job in the future that incorporates photography with environmental and science education.