Jeni Keisman is a Biologist working for the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center.
Since joining the USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center in 2014, Jeni has focused primarily on coordinating research to explain factors affecting trends in Chesapeake Bay water quality and habitat conditions.
Prior experiences include a fellowship at the DoE where she tackled projects related to the “Water-Energy Nexus”, a grantee position at the EPA analyzing attainment of Chesapeake Bay water quality standards, dissertation research on nutrient cycling under different tree species in temperate forests, and a stint in the private sector producing financial software to track corporate insider trading.
Education and Certifications
Ph.D.: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
M.S.: Sustainable Development & Conservation Biology, University of Maryland
B.A.: History from St. Mary’s College of Maryland