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Sarah Traiger, Ph.D.

Nearshore ecology, Seaweed life history, Scientific diving

Professional Experience

  • 2020 – Present Biologist, USGS Alaska Science Center

  • 2018 – 2020 Postdoctoral Researcher, California State University Northridge, Northridge, California

  • 2017 NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institute Fellow, University of Auckland, Leigh Marine Research Laboratory, New Zealand

  • 2012 – 2017 Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • 2012 Aquatic Intern, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, San Francisco, California

  • 2011 Student Conservation Association Intern, Channel Islands National Park, Ventura, California

  • 2010 – 2011 Waterfront Research Intern, School for Field Studies Center for Marine Resource Studies, Turks and Caicos Islands

  • 2009 NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates Intern, University of California Davis, Bodega Marine Laboratory, Bodega, California

  • 2008 Subtidal Intern, Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO), Santa Cruz, California

  • 2007 Research Technician, Occidental College, Vantuna Research Group, Los Angeles, California

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.   2017   University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • B.S.     2010   University of California, Santa Cruz

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, Managing Editor

Honors and Awards

  • 2017 Alaska Marine Science Symposium Best PhD Student Oral Presentation

  • 2016 Alaska Marine Science Symposium Best PhD Student Poster Presentation

Science and Products