Assistant Professor, California State University Northridge
Los Angeles, California, United States
Dr. Kerry Nickols is an interdisciplinary scientist who integrates ecology and oceanography to study coastal marine ecosystems and climate change. Her research centers around issues related to marine conservation, such as the design and evaluation of Marine Protected Areas and the impacts of anthropogenic stressors on marine populations. She holds a B.A. in Integrative Biology and Earth and Planetary Science from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Ph.D. in Ecology from the University of California, Davis. Dr. Nickols grew up in California and is passionate about making science accessible to communities and managers in California and beyond.