Meet the team behind the Reduce Single-Use Project at Eckerd:
Dr. Amy Siuda, Assistant Professor of Marine Science
Dr. Amy Siuda earned her Ph.D. in Biological Oceanography from the University of Connecticut. She specializes in a variety of aspects within the marine plankton ecology field.
Dr. Shannon Gowans, Professor of Marine Science and Biology
Dr. Shannon Gowans earned her bachelor’s degree and her Ph.D. from Dalhousie University. She focuses mainly on the evolution of social organization in cetaceans.
Professor Evan Bollier, Director of Sustainability
Professor Evan Bollier earned his Masters degree in Business Administration at University of South Florida, St Petersburg with a focus track in Management. Professor Bollier also serves as the Director of Sustainability for Eckerd College.
Chloe McKenna, Student Intern
Chloe is a senior at Eckerd College majoring in Environmental Studies and Animal Studies and minoring in Political Science. As an intern for this project, Chloe works to coordinate social media outreach, plan community and campus events, and building support for an innovative technological application to refuse single-use plastics.
Nicole Schaal, Student Intern
Skyler Paoli, Student Intern
Skyler is a sophomore at Eckerd College majoring in Marine Science and minoring in journalism. As an intern for this project, Skyler works to collect and analyze data, to assess project progress, and coordinate campus events.
Makayla Doran, Student Intern
Makayla is a senior at Eckerd College majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Biology and Coastal Management. As an intern for this project, Makayla works to collect and analyze data, to assess project progress, and coordinate social media outreach and campus events.
Elizabeth Oliver, Student Intern
Elizabeth is a sophomore at Eckerd College majoring in marine science and minoring in chemistry and Spanish. As an intern for this project, Elizabeth works support student volunteers on campus, to assess project progress, and coordinate campus events.
Carter Weinhofer, Class of 2023
Renee Veldman, Class of 2022
Angelina Kossoff, Class of 2021
Trish Schrank, Class of 2020