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2024 Knauss Fellowship Finalists

WHOI Sea Grant is proud to sponsor two successful Knauss Fellowship finalists.  The finalists will begin their fellowship placements in 2024.


Jordanna Barley

Barley is a student in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology program at UMass Amherst, working with Dr. Brian Cheng and Dr. Renae Brodie. Her dissertation focuses on climate change effects on marine species’ physiology and biogeography, and she anticipates receiving her Ph.D. in December 2023.

Samantha Clevenger

Clevenger is a Ph.D. candidate in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program in Oceanography. She is expected to defend her dissertation, which is focused on investigating oceanic carbon sequestration using radioactivity analysis, in November 2023.

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» See our list of past Knauss Fellows