Dissertation topic: TBD. Tiffany Dawson is a new PhD student with the Marine Turtle Research Group.  She earned her B.S. in Biology with a Marine Biology Concentration and M.S in Biology  from Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA).  For her M.S. work she studied the habitat use of olive ridley sea turtles in West Africa using satellite telemetry and stable isotopes.

Focus of study: She plans to focus on habitat use throughout the different life- stages of green turtles as well as health assessments for each stage.

Fellowships/Scholarships: Tiffany is currently a recipient of the University of Central Florida’s Boyd Lyon Memorial Fellowship (2018-2020).